The Corn Palace might just be one of the most unique places for college and high school hoops. The building features exterior murals made of corn, Russian-style onion domes, and a section of theater-style seats.
If you drive from Jackson to Vicksburg on I-20 chances are you’ve seen it, a large, very non-descript structure that resembles a giant golf ball. As you take exit 35 it greets you just off the exit ramp and you’ll think you’re pulling up into the parking lot at Epcot. But this isn’t Disney World – this is the A.E. Wood Coliseum, home of Mississippi College Choctaws Basketball.
Wilmington University was founded in 1968 as Wilmington College. They became a university in 2007. Their main campus is located in New Castle, DE but classes are also held in Brandywine, Middletown, Dover, Dover Air Force Base, and Georgetown, DE, as well as one Maryland location and five New Jersey locations. Plans are also underway for a new large campus just north of Wilmington.
Goldey–Beacom College is a private college located in a suburb of Wilmington, Delaware. The college was founded in 1886 as Wilmington Commercial College. A few years later one of the college’s instructors, W.H. Beacom, left to open his own school only blocks away. In 1951, the two institutions merged and in 1974, the college relocated from its downtown Wilmington location to the present suburban Pike Creek campus.