William H. Detrick Gymnasium

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William H. Detrick Gymnasium
William H. Detrick Gymnasium.jpg
Location 1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, Connecticut 06053
Owner Central Connecticut State University
Operator Central Connecticut State University
Capacity 2,654
Surface Hardwood
Opened 1965
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
(NCAA Sports)

William H. Detrick Gymnasium is a 2,654-seat multi-purpose arena in New Britain, Connecticut. It is home to the Central Connecticut State University Blue Devils basketball team. It opened in 1965 and the first game was played on December 4 against Coast Guard.[1] In 2005 it received a new floor, the first since the facility opened its doors in 1965.[2] The Northeast Conference men's basketball tournament was held there in 1998, 2002, and 2007. The facility is named after Bill Detrick, who was head coach at CCSU for 29 years, compiling a school-record 468 wins.[3]

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Coordinates: 41°41′35″N 72°45′54″W / 41.693°N 72.7649°W / 41.693; -72.7649