Cox Pavilion
The Cox Pavilion is a 78,300-square-foot (7,270 m 2), multi-purpose indoor arena on the UNLV campus, connected to the Thomas & Mack Center, which serves as the home court for UNLV Lady Rebels women's basketball and volleyball programs as well as the annual NBA Summer League. Cox Communications and UNLV formed a partnership for the new facility in 2001. The arena cost $16.8 million. As part of a $5 million agreement, Cox Communications secured the naming rights for the facility as well as opportunities for sponsorship and hospitality. The pavilion is a two-level structure. The ground floor features new men's and women's locker facilities, player lounges and practice courts for basketball and volleyball. The top level is a multi-purpose venue with a seating capacity of 2,500 to 3,100 for sporting events. In addition to UNLV athletic events, the Cox Pavilion hosts a variety of events, including small concerts, boxing events, theater-style family shows, corporate parties, trade shows and more. On November 15, 2007, the Cox Pavilion played host to Nevada's Democratic Presidential Debate. The arena has also held many events for the Las Vegas based wrestling promotion ECWA such as ExtremeTV, Summer Bash 17, Retribution 24, and various other events.