Island Federal Credit Union Arena

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Coordinates: 40°55′03″N 73°07′33″W / 40.91741°N 73.125955°W / 40.91741; -73.125955

Island Federal Credit Union Arena
Location John S. Toll Drive, Stony Brook, New York, 11790
Owner State University of New York
Operator Stony Brook University
Capacity 4,160
Construction
Opened 1990
Renovated 2012–2014
Construction cost $17 million
Tenants
Stony Brook Seawolves (1990–present)
Website
www.goseawolves.org

Island Federal Credit Union Arena, formerly the Stony Brook University Arena, is 4,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Stony Brook, New York. It is the home of the Stony Brook Seawolves men's and women's basketball teams. Originally built in 1990, it underwent a $21.1 million renovation in 2012–14. Naming rights were sold to a regional credit union, Island Federal Credit Union. The 2012 America East Championship Game between Stony Brook and Vermont was played at the arena. It contains four scoreboards and two videoboards, plus four luxury suites with 16 seats each. It is also used for concerts, trade shows, conventions, graduations and other special events.

Renovations[edit]

A$21.1 million renovation of the Stony Brook University Arena has been announced with $20 million provided by the State of New York and an additional $1 million provided by private donations. It will include a seating capacity for 4,008 spectators, four luxury boxes and a VIP lounge area at the loge level with premium court-side seating. The renovation of the Arena is complete and is set to host its first home basketball game Fall 2014.[1] During the renovations, both basketball teams played at Pritchard Gymnasium, which like the IFCU Arena is part of the Stony Brook Sports Complex. The arena reopened with a Harlem Globetrotters game.

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