Sullivan Athletic Center

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Sullivan Athletic Center
McGrath-Phillips Arena.jpg
Location 2323 N Sheffield
Chicago, IL 60604 USA
Owner DePaul University
Operator DePaul University
Capacity 3,000
Construction
Broke ground 1999
Opened May 2000
Tenants
DePaul Blue Demons (NCAA) (2000–present)

Sullivan Athletic Center is a 3,000-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of DePaul University in Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the home arena for the women's volleyball team and part time home for the women's basketball team.

History[edit]

The arena originally named the DePaul Athletic Center opened in 2000, replacing Alumni Hall. It was a part-time home to the DePaul men's basketball team and regular home of the women's basketball team from 2000 to 2017.

The DePaul Athletic Center was renamed the Sullivan Athletic Center in 2006. It houses both McGrath-Phillips Arena the home of the women's volleyball team as well as the DePaul athletic department. In 2010, the court was named after the longtime coach of the women's basketball team, Doug Bruno.[1]

It served as the host of the 2002 Conference USA women's basketball tournament.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DePaul names court after Doug Bruno". ESPN. Nov 6, 2010. Retrieved 16 Dec 2015. 
  2. ^ "2015-16 Women's Basketball CUSA" (PDF). Retrieved 5 Dec 2015. 


Coordinates: 41°55′26″N 87°39′11″W / 41.923901°N 87.653167°W / 41.923901; -87.653167