Binghamton University Events Center

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Binghamton University Events Center
Binghamton University Events Center is the premier Division I Athletics and multipurpose facility at Binghamton University. The arena opened in 2004 and is adjacent to the Bearcat Sports Complex. It is home to the Binghamton Bearcats Division I Intercollegiate Athletic Program and can seat 5,322 patrons for home games, and over 8,000 for other large scale events. It has hosted the 2005, 2006, and 2008 America East Conference men's basketball tournaments as well as the 2007 women's tournament. The Events Center was host to the 2009 America East Conference Championship game when the Bearcats defeated UMBC to make March Madness. The facility has also hosted commencements and concerts such as Bob Dylan, Green Day, Incubus, Ludacris, Foo Fighters, and Harry Connick Jr.

History
The Events Center was built to create a Division I athletic and multipurpose facility in an addition to the West Gym. The majority of sports and athletic administration are located at the Events Center with the exception of certain sports, such as Swimming & Diving, Volleyball and Wrestling. The Events Center is surrounded by ample parking facilities, athletic fields, the new Bearcat Sports complex for soccer and lacrosse competitions and tennis courts.

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