Alex G. Spanos Center

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Alex G. Spanos Center
UOP basketball team during a game.jpg
Full name Alex G. Spanos Center
Location 1178 Larry Heller Drive
Stockton, CA 95211
Coordinates 37°58′36″N 121°18′54″W / 37.976669°N 121.315095°W / 37.976669; -121.315095Coordinates: 37°58′36″N 121°18′54″W / 37.976669°N 121.315095°W / 37.976669; -121.315095
Broke ground August 1979
Opened September 9, 1981
Owner University of the Pacific
Operator University of the Pacific
Surface Hardwood
Construction cost $7 million
($18.2 million in 2014 dollars[1])
Capacity 6,150
Tenants
Pacific Tigers men's basketball
Pacific Tigers women's basketball
Pacific Tigers men's volleyball
Pacific Tigers women's volleyball

Alex G. Spanos Center is a 6,150-seat, indoor multi-purpose stadium on the campus of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

The Alex G. Spanos Center opened on 9 September 1981 and was constructed for over $7 million. It is named after Pacific alumnus and San Diego Chargers owner Alex Spanos. The arena consists of 3,000 chair-back seats with the rest of the capacity coming from bleacher style seating. If needed, the arena can expand its capacity to 8,000 for certain events. This arena was the premiere sports and entertainment venue in the Stockton area until the completion of Stockton Arena in 2005.[citation needed]

Tenants[edit]

Alex G. Spanos Center is currently under frequent use by the University of the Pacific's sports programs. The Pacific Tigers men's basketball and Pacific Tigers women's basketball teams, as well as the Pacific Tigers men's volleyball and Pacific Tigers women's volleyball call the Spanos Center home.[citation needed]

On 15 October 2008, Pacific hosted a pre-season NBA exhibition between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Sacramento Kings.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2014. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  2. ^ "POSTGAME REPORT". Los Angeles Clippers. 15 October 2008. Retrieved 9 October 2009. 

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