The Capital One Arena opened as the Washington Arena in 1997. The 20,356 seat facility has gone through several names over the years, including the MCI Arena and the Verizon Center before adopting its current name in 2017. It is located in the Chinatown / Penn Quarter district in the northwest section of Washington DC.
The NCAA regular season is complete and the various conference tournaments are now underway. Soon America will be holding its collective breath as the field for the 2019 Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament is announced on Selection Sunday, March 17, 2019. Beginning that night and into the workday on Monday, millions of basketball bracket pools will be filled out in the hope of correctly selecting the Final Four and the eventual National Champion.
John E. Worthen Arena is the home of the Ball State Cardinals and found in the heart of the Ball State campus in Muncie, Indiana. Named for a former Ball State University President, the octagonal-shaped arena feels like big-time college basketball, without losing the small-town vibe.
Kokomo Memorial Gymnasium is the perfect sized facility for high school basketball in the state of Indiana. It is dripping with nostalgia, brimming with history, and is a wonderful place to watch basketball in the 21st century. If these walls could talk they would have a lot to say about the history of basketball.
The Berry Bowl has a distinct charm that should appeal to both young and old fans. The history of the school’s nickname and why they employ a cartoon cat is also fascinating to talk to about with fans inside the building. If you have some time and want to enjoy a relaxing day of basketball, head out to Logansport and watch the Berries.
Although they find themselves behind Providence College and the University of Rhode Island in the Ocean State pecking order, a day at a Bryant University basketball game is a pretty good time. You can take in Division One basketball for a low cost, and after the game you can head over to Providence to dine at a great restaurant or head to Twin River and put down some bets. Bryant delivers Division One basketball at affordable prices and that’s an awesome deal.