Tyler Childers Thompson-Boling Arena at Food City Center Knoxville
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Thompson-Boling Arena at Food City Center - Knoxville TN
Thompson–Boling Arena is located at 1600 Phillip Fulmer Way, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. It is a multi-purpose arena with a seating capacity of 21,678. The venue was opened to the public on December 3, 1987, with a construction cost of $40 million. The arena surface is a wooden court, and it was designed by Cideco Architecture & Planning Inc. and GSCD Inc. Architects. The arena is under the ownership of the University of Tennessee and is operated by the same. It was named after a former university president Dr. Edward J. Boling and B. Ray Thompson. Also, the basketball court is called "The Summitt" which is kept after the late Lady Vols basketball coach Pat Summitt.
The venue serves home to the Tennessee Volunteers (men) and Lady Vols (women) basketball teams along with Lady Vols volleyball team. The arena was once stated as the largest arena for basketball in the USA until 2007 renovation. The men's crowd record held for a game against Kentucky was recorded to be 25,610 which was also the second record for a regular-season game.
It hosted the 989 Southeastern Conference men's basketball tournament, NCAA men's basketball tournament, 1990 NCAA Women's Final Four, Knoxville's Living Christmas Tree, etc. The arena also hosted various concerts from Luke Combs, Garth Brooks, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton, etc.
The box office of the Thompson–Boling Arena is open Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed holidays). You can buy tickets online at TicketsOnSale.com at best-discounted prices.