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 2015 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,[4] it is home to the Indiana State Sycamores basketball team.[2] It has hosted many concerts (including Elvis Presley,[5] Frank Sinatra,[5] Johnny Carson,[6] and John Denver),[7] several NCAA championship events including the 1974 Midwest Region of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. The NCAA men's gymnastics finals, and the 1979 Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball tournament title game.[8]

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. ^ http://library.indstate.edu/archives/exhibits/architecture/HulmanCenter.htm
  5. ^ a b Hulman Center / Tilson Auditorium at smartmoney.wcities.com, URL accessed December 5, 2009. Archived 12/5/09
  6. ^ Sycamore Showcase member ushered entertainment icons by Mark Bennett at cnhinews.com, URL accessed December 5, 2009. Archived 12/5/09
  7. ^ Mark Bennett: Hulman Center in midst of its longest concert dry spell at tribstar.com, URL accessed December 5, 2009. Archived 12/5/09
  8. ^ http://www.mac-sports.com/documents/2015/3/5/2014MACRecordBook.pdf

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