Auburn Arena July 2010 Photo Gallery, Part 2

More photos are featured on the impressive Auburn Arena project on the AU campus. The facility, located a short walk northwest of Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum, is almost finished.

Auburn, Ala.--More photos of the interior features and the exterior of the new Auburn Arena project are featured.

The facility is scheduled for completion this summer. The men's and women's basketball teams will move into the arena in time for the 2010-2011 season.

The arena will be used for women's gymnastics, graduations, concerts and other special events.

A view of the east side entrance is shown. This is where scholarship donors will enter the facility for games.

The view is of the west side of the arena looking south. On the right are the new dorms.

The arena is shown from the south side of the upper level concourse.

Artwork of Auburn's previous on-campus arenas is featured throughout the new facility. Shown are scenes from the early years at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum when it was used for track and field meets as well as wrestling. The wrestling scene is from the NCAA Championships.

The early days of Auburn hoops are shown in these murals.

More scenes from Auburn basketball games in the middle of the 20th century are shown.

Interest in women's basketball increased dramatically after the NCAA sponsored the sport. Scenes from women's and men's games at the Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum are shown on the walls at the arena. Chantel Tremitiere holds up a sign acknowledging the women's team winning a 63rd consecutive game at home, which set an NCAA record.

Coliseum visitors included speakers/entertainers such as boxer Muhammad Ali, singer Elton John, singer Jimmy Buffet and Auburn athlete Bo Jackson. They can be seen on the concourse walls.

The view of the north side of the basketball arena area is shown from the upper level east side. The seats were designed to be close to the on-the-court action.

A view of the court is shown from the top level on the east side of the arena.

The women's basketball team meeting room has a view of the practice courts.

The eagle on the glass of the southeast entrance is shown from inside the arena.

The view of the walk-way on the northeast side of the Auburn Arena is shown with Jordan-Hare Stadium in the background.

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