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Pete Maravich CenterLSU Tigers

N Stadium Road, Baton Rouge, LA, 70893
    Pete Maravich Assembly Center is located in Baton Rouge Louisiana. It is a multi-purpose arena on the campus of Louisiana State University. Pete Maravich Assembly Center originally known as LSU Assembly Center is home to the Louisiana State University Tigers men and women’s basketball teams and the women’s volleyball and gymnastics teams. The assembly center is referred to as “The PMAC” or “The Palace that Pete Built” or more nationally known “The Deaf Dome”. Pete Maravich Assembly Center is owned by Louisiana State University and is operated by LSU Athletic department. Originally named LSU Assembly Center but was renamed in 1988 in honor of a Tiger basketball legend shortly after his death, Pete Maravich. Pete Maravich died in January 1988. (Louisiana law states that no state owned building can be named after a living person). Construction began on Pete Maravich Assembly Center in 1969 and was completed by January 1972. Prior to Pete Maravich Assembly Center being built LSU basketball, volleyball and gymnastics played at John M. Parker Agricultural Coliseum (the “Cow Palace”). Pete Maravich Assembly Center playing surface is hardwood and has the seating capacity of 13,215. There are 11,230 permanent seats plus 2,000 seats on retractable risers. The upper level has 6,931 seats and the lower level seats 4,299. Pete Maravich Assembly Center is a slightly oval building with a bright white roof. In 2004 the upper concourse was remodeled and in 2008 a high definition video replay system was installed. In 2006 and 2010 new seating was installed. LSU Basketball Practice Facility is connected through the Northwest portal to Pete Maravich Assembly Center. It is the practice facility of the LSU men and women’s basketball teams. The facility features separate but identical full size gymnasiums for the men and women’s basketball teams. They include a regulation NCAA court (exact replicas of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center court), with two high school courts running in the opposite direction. The courts have two portable goals and four retractable goals. Each gym has a scoreboard, video filming balcony, scorer’s table, locker rooms, a team lounge, training room, coach’s locker room and coach’s office. LSU Basketball Practice Facility also includes a two story lobby. The second level has a club room used for pre and post-game events. It is connected to Pete Maravich Assembly Center concourse. LSU Volleyball Practice Facility is located in Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The volleyball gym is located underground in the north section of the arena. It has a state-of-the-art locker room, a film room, equipment room, and training rooms. In 2008 the facility received a new floor. LSU Gymnastics Facility is 18,143 square feet of training space. The facility features a private locker room, squad meeting room, equipment room, sound room, and conditioning/aerobic room. There is self–contained training area for each apparatus, trench bar, three sets of uneven bars, tramp-bar, and a foam pit landing from uneven bars.

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    • Pete Maravich Center
      N Stadium Road   Baton Rouge, LA 70893
      Call at (225) 578-8205

    Venue Details

    • 1971
    • $11,500,000
    • Louisiana State University Baton Rouge
    • Indoor
    • Robert M. Coleman Architects
    • Yes
    • Center
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    • Wood
    • 13215

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