Gym dandies: SWAC

Gym dandies: SWAC

SWAC
School    Arena    Capacity    Opened    Did you know?
1. Texas Southern    Health & Physical Ed. Arena    8,100    1989    Edges Jackson State’s Williams Arena for largest in the SWAC
2. Southern    F.G. Clark Center    7,500    1975    Building was named in honor of Felton Clark, longtime school president
3. Alabama A&M    Elmore Gym    6,000    1974    Former coach Vann Pettaway went 280-64 in “The Dog House,” including three perfect seasons
4. Grambling    Hobdy Assembly Center    7,500    2007    Building first used for Eddie Robinson’s funeral services
5. Jackson State    Williams Assembly Center    8,000    1981    Located on the northwest corner of campus, building includes meeting rooms and classrooms for health-related courses
6. Alcorn State    Davey L. Whitney Complex    7,000    1976    All six NCAA tournament appearances came after jump to new gym
7. Alabama State    Dunn-Oliver Acadome    7,400    1992    Building name honors pair of legendary Hornets coaches    
8. Arkansas-Pine Bluff    H.O. Clemmons Arena    4,500    1982    Part of the Johnson Recreation Complex, it was heavily renovated in 2006
9. Mississippi Valley St.    Harrison HPER Complex    6,000    1970    Delta Devils have reached the NCAA tournament five times, including 2012
10. Prairie View    William J. Nicks Building    5,230    1964    Before a long career in the NBA/ABA, Zelmo Beaty starred for the Panthers
 

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