Al McGuire Center

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Al McGuire Center
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Location 770 N 12th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Owner Marquette University
Operator Marquette University
Capacity 4,000
Construction
Broke ground May 1, 2002
Opened January 4, 2004
Construction cost $31 million
Tenants
Marquette Golden Eagles
(Women's basketball & volleyball)

The Al McGuire Center is a 4,000 seat arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin which houses the women's volleyball and basketball teams at Marquette University. It also serves as a practice facility for the men's basketball team. It was opened in 2004, replacing the venerable Marquette Gymnasium. The complex is a $31-million athletic facility named for Al McGuire, the legendary coach who led the men's basketball team to an NCAA championship, an NIT title, and 295 victories in 13 seasons. The McGuire Center offers state-of-the-art practice facilities for men's and women's basketball, including strength and conditioning and sports medicine facilities, an academic center for student athletes, and a Marquette Athletics Hall of Fame.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Welcome to The Al McGuire Center at gomarquette.com, URL accessed November 7, 2009. Archived 11/7/09

Coordinates: 43°2′23″N 87°55′35″W / 43.03972°N 87.92639°W / 43.03972; -87.92639