July 2010 Auburn Arena Photo Gallery, Part 3

More photos of the interior details of the new home of Auburn basketball are featured.

Auburn, Ala.--This is the third of a series of photo galleries this month showing the nearly completed Auburn Arena project.

Auburn's men's and women's basketball teams are expected to move into their new home sometime in July from their current home at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum which is expected to be demolished.

The project, which cost right at $86 million, includes a state-of-the art arena, practice courts, locker rooms, suites for fans, coaching staff offices, meeting rooms, kitchen facilities, the new Lovelace Museum and a variety of other amenities.

One of the hallways in the arena is decorated with eagle-themed artwork.

Shown is the hydro-therapy area for the men's basketball team.

The men's basketball team's player lounge area is shown.

Entry to the women's locker room is via a locking system that identifies palm prints of the players' and coaches' hands.

Women's basketball head coach Nell Fortner's office has a view of Plainsman Park and Jordan-Hare Stadium as well as Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum.

Pictured is a view of the practice arena from the men's basketball office conference room.

A view of one of the ground level arena suites is featured looking from the entrance toward the patio on the east side of the arena, which faces Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Another view of one of the suites is featured. The suites can also be used during football weekends.

A view of part of the first level scholarship donor lounge area is shown.

Another view of the first level scholarship lounge area is shown. It is located behind the ground level suites.

Pictured is the Aubie Chow student food court area.

The arena scoreboard is hung from the ceiling features video screens.

A view of the arena floor and seats is shown looking to the north side of the facility.

The players will have workout equipment in a room on the southeast side of the facility located next to their practice courts.

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