The Pavilion at Ole Miss

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The Pavilion at Ole Miss
The Pavilion at Ole Miss 2018 2.jpg
North side facing All American Drive
LocationUniversity, MS 38677
Coordinates34°21′47.39″N 89°32′7.63″W / 34.3631639°N 89.5354528°W / 34.3631639; -89.5354528Coordinates: 34°21′47.39″N 89°32′7.63″W / 34.3631639°N 89.5354528°W / 34.3631639; -89.5354528
OwnerUniversity of Mississippi
OperatorUniversity of Mississippi
Capacity9,500 (Estimated)
SurfaceHardwood
Construction
Broke groundJuly 31, 2014[1]
OpenedJanuary 7, 2016[3]
ArchitectAECOM[2]
General contractorBL Harbert International[2]
Tenants
Ole Miss Rebels
(Men's and women's basketball)

The Pavilion at Ole Miss is a multi-purpose arena on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. The $96.5 million multipurpose arena[4] is home to the University of Mississippi Rebels men's and women's basketball teams, with seating for up to 9,500 people.[4] The Pavilion replaced the Tad Smith Coliseum[5] in January 2016; the opening game, on January 7, saw the Rebels men defeat Alabama 74–66.[3]

Attendance record[edit]

† Denotes a game in the National Invitation Tournament
Attendance Opponent Season Result
9,500 Alabama 2015-2016 74-66
9,500 Vanderbilt 2015-2016 85-78
9,500 Arkansas 2015-2016 76-60
9,500 Mississippi State 2015-2016 86-78
9,487 Georgia 2015-2016 72-71
9,411 Baylor 2016-2017 75-78
9,333 Florida 2015-2016 71-80
9,091 Georgia Tech† 2016-2017 66-74
9,086 Kentucky 2016-2017 76-99
8,664 Mississippi State 2017-2018 64-58

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ole Miss Breaks Ground on New Arena". University of Mississippi Department of Athletics. July 31, 2014. Retrieved April 19, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Under Construction: Reviewing the Building Plans". Sports Business Daily. September 8, 2014. Retrieved April 19, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Saiz, Rebels Rule Opening Night at The Pavilion" (Press release). Ole Miss Rebels. January 7, 2016. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  4. ^ a b email, Davis Potter. "VIDEO: A look inside the Pavilion at Ole Miss | The Oxford Eagle". Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  5. ^ "OLE MISS ATHLETICS FOUNDATION". www.olemisssports.com. Retrieved 2015-11-23.

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