Collins helps Northwestern finish new Welsh-Ryan Arena floor

Collins helps Northwestern finish new Welsh-Ryan Arena floor
August 29, 2014, 2:15 pm
Vinnie Duber

Northwestern's basketball digs are looking spiffy.

The Cats are still playing their home games at Welsh-Ryan Arena, but you might not notice the place after some offseason upgrades. The court got a new design and a new paint job, plus there's a gigantic new video board hanging over the court.

Take a look at the finished product:

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Northwestern head coach Chris Collins is hoping his team and its record can look as fantastic as the court they'll be playing on this season. Just to make sure, he helped a bit when it came to the Welsh-Ryan makeover:

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The Cats tip off their season Nov. 14 at Welsh-Ryan against Houston Baptist.