Venue Name

Rupp Arena

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Venue Description
Rupp Arena is an arena located in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. Since its opening in 1976, it has been the centerpiece of Lexington Center, a convention and shopping facility owned by an arm of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, which is located next to the Lexington Hyatt and Hilton hotels. Rupp Arena also serves as home court to the University of Kentucky men's basketball program, and is named after legendary former Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp. With an official capacity of 23,500, it is currently the largest arena in the United States designed specifically for basketball. In Rupp Arena, the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team is second in the nation in college basketball home attendance. Rupp Arena also regularly hosts concerts, conventions and shows.




Location

Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Country

US

Construction Cost
$55 million

Capacity
23,500

Formed
1976

Closed
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Status
unlocked



Data Complete
90%

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