Dedmon Center

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Dedmon Center
Location 101 University Drive
Radford, VA 24141
Owner Radford University
Operator Radford University
Capacity Basketball: 3,205
Volleyball: 1,000
Surface Hardwood
Opened 1981
Radford University Men's and Women's basketball
Radford University women's volleyball

Dedmon Center is a 3,800-seat multi-purpose arena in Radford, Virginia. It was built in 1981 and is home to the Radford University Highlanders basketball team. The Center is named after Dr. Donald Dedmon, a former Radford university president. It was the tenth air-supported roof built in the United States. The air-supported fabric roof was removed during a major renovation in April 2008 and replaced with a fabric roof supported by steel trusses.
The Dedmon Center reopened on January 21, 2009, with a new lights system, sound system, and a new basketball floor. The venue hosted the final of the 2009 Big South Conference men's basketball tournament.

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Coordinates: 37°08′19″N 80°32′30″W / 37.1386°N 80.541769°W / 37.1386; -80.541769