Fant–Ewing Coliseum

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Fant-Ewing Coliseum
The Coliseum
Interior view Fant–Ewing Coliseum in 2011
Interior, November 2011
Former names Ewing Coliseum
Location 4319 Northeast Drive
Monroe, Louisiana
United States
Coordinates 32°31′52″N 92°04′08″W / 32.531°N 92.069°W / 32.531; -92.069Coordinates: 32°31′52″N 92°04′08″W / 32.531°N 92.069°W / 32.531; -92.069
Owner University of Louisiana at Monroe
Operator University of Louisiana at Monroe
Capacity 7,085
Surface Maple
Opened 1971
Construction cost $2.7 million
($16 million in 2016 dollars[1])
Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks (NCAA
Men's basketball (1971–present)
Women's basketball (1974–present)
Women's volleyball (1982–present)

Fant–Ewing Coliseum is a 7,085-seat multi-purpose arena in Monroe, Louisiana, United States, on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Monroe.[2] It was built in 1971 and is home to the Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks men's and women's basketball teams and women's volleyball team. The arena also hosts concerts and events.


Exterior view, November 2011

The first men's basketball game played in Fant-Ewing was on December 1, 1971 against Sam Houston State, who defeated ULM 71-70.

It has hosted the Southland Conference men's basketball tournament five times and the Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball tournament three times.

During the 2006-07 season, a student-only section was created, named the "Hawk's Nest".

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  1. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ "FANT-EWING COLISEUM". Retrieved May 22, 2015.