Johnson Gymnasium

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Johnson Gymnasium
Johnson Gymnasium
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Full name Johnson Gymnasium
Location Albuquerque, New Mexico
Coordinates 35°4′57″N 106°37′5″W / 35.08250°N 106.61806°W / 35.08250; -106.61806Coordinates: 35°4′57″N 106°37′5″W / 35.08250°N 106.61806°W / 35.08250; -106.61806
Owner University of New Mexico
Operator University of New Mexico
Capacity 7,800 (peak) 4,000 (current)
Opened 1957
New Mexico Lobos men's basketball (1957-1966)
New Mexico Lobos women's volleyball (1996-present)

Johnson Gymnasium is a 4,000 seat multi-purpose arena in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on the campus of the University of New Mexico. It opened in 1957 and was the home venue of the New Mexico Lobos basketball team until The Pit opened in 1966. Today, Johnson Gymnasium is the home floor for the Lobo volleyball team. The gym is named after former Lobos basketball coach, Roy Johnson.

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