The Laurie-Walton Family Basketball Center
The Laurie-Walton Family Basketball Center on the Park Avenue campus of the University of Memphis features the latest in amenities, technology, student-athlete involvement and even fan engagement. The facility becomes the primary home of the Tiger men’s basketball program and sets the standard as the next generation of facilities.
“We are proud to partner with the Laurie-Walton family and all of our donors to make this dream a reality,” said UofM President M. David Rudd. “The University of Memphis is driven by doing, and this facility proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that this University is moving forward and upward. With increased enrollment, several ongoing construction projects and an engaged and active faculty and staff, this project is yet another reminder that the very best days for the University of Memphis are ahead of us.” Read More
Larry O. Finch Center
In addition to playing in college basketball’s top arena, FedExForum, the Tigers has a world-class practice facility in the Larry O. Finch Recreational Facility, which is located on the University of Memphis campus.
The 31,000-square-foot center cost $3.2 million, and features a regulation court which runs east to west. With the removal of portable goals, the building can be divided into two north-south courts for intramural play. Besides the playing courts, the building features every amenity the Tigers could desire. Read More