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DePaul Considering New Basketball Arena Closer To Main Chicago Campus
Published March 30, 2012
EXTREME MAKEOVER: In Tampa, Greg Auman noted the Sun Dome, where the Univ. of South Florida plays its basketball games, is nearing the completion of a $35M makeover. The arena is “barely recognizable with a new lower bowl, fixed second level with concourses beneath, baseline-to-baseline club level on one side, 10 loge suites on the other and center-hung scoreboard.” USF men’s basketball coach Stan Heath said, “From a recruiting standpoint, it's a slam dunk. It's going to make a world of difference in our recruiting and our program going forward.” The school plans to hold “a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony May 2” (TAMPA BAY TIMES, 3/29).