Hulman Center

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Hulman Center
Hulman Center
Former names Hulman Civic-University Center
Location 200 North 8th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Owner Indiana State University
Operator Indiana State University
Capacity 10,200
Surface Multi-surface
Construction
Broke ground December 17, 1971
Opened December 14, 1973
Construction cost $10 million
($53.1 million in 2014 dollars[1])
Architect Sverdrup & Parcel
Tenants
Indiana State Sycamores
(Men's Basketball)

Hulman Center is a 10,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA.[2] Initially named the Hulman Civic-University Center, the facility opened on December 14, 1973.[3] Funded by donations and bond issues after an initial $2.5 million challenge gift from philanthropist Tony Hulman and the Hulman family,[citation needed] it is home to the Indiana State Sycamores basketball team.[2] It has hosted many concerts (including Elvis Presley,[4] Frank Sinatra,[4] Johnny Carson,[5] and John Denver),[6] several NCAA championship events including an NCAA men's basketball tournament regional and the NCAA men's gymnastics finals, and the 1979 Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball tournament title game.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2014. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  2. ^ a b Hulman Center at nmnathletics.com, URL accessed December 5, 2009. Archived 12/5/09
  3. ^ Hulman Civic Center at indstate.edu, URL accessed December 5, 2009. Archived 12/5/09
  4. ^ a b Hulman Center / Tilson Auditorium at smartmoney.wcities.com, URL accessed December 5, 2009. Archived 12/5/09
  5. ^ Sycamore Showcase member ushered entertainment icons by Mark Bennett at cnhinews.com, URL accessed December 5, 2009. Archived 12/5/09
  6. ^ Mark Bennett: Hulman Center in midst of its longest concert dry spell at tribstar.com, URL accessed December 5, 2009. Archived 12/5/09

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Coordinates: 39°28′6″N 87°24′18″W / 39.46833°N 87.40500°W / 39.46833; -87.40500