William R. Johnson Coliseum

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William R. Johnson Coliseum
William R. Johnson Coliseum, SFA, Nacogdoches IMG 3317.JPG
Location 700 E College St
Nacogdoches, TX 75964
Coordinates 31°37′20″N 94°38′27″W / 31.62222°N 94.64083°W / 31.62222; -94.64083Coordinates: 31°37′20″N 94°38′27″W / 31.62222°N 94.64083°W / 31.62222; -94.64083
Owner Stephen F. Austin State University
Operator Stephen F. Austin State University
Capacity 7,203 (Basketball)
Opened 1974
Tenants
Stephen F. Austin State University Lumberjacks
(Basketball)

William R. Johnson Coliseum is a 7,203-seat multi-purpose arena in Nacogdoches, Texas. Located at the corner of University Drive and East College Street, it is home to the Stephen F. Austin State University Lumberjacks basketball team and the Ladyjacks basketball and volleyball team. Built in 1974, the coliseum seats 7,203. Two NCAA Women's Midwest Regional games have been played at the Coliseum, as well as a men's NIT game. During summer 2006, a new video board and ad panel were installed. The Coliseum was named after President William R. Johnson who retired from SFA on July 15th, 1990 after 14 years of service.

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