“So, when I look at the live construction, what am I seeing?” Funny you should ask.
The steel support beams are along the north and west walls of the performance arena, i.e. the gym. The wall angling off the west arena wall is the north edge of the multi-purpose facilities; walkways, multi-purpose rooms, Hall of Fame area, concession area, rest rooms, etc.
The weights and fitness center, for use by all students, will be located on the Marbeck (south) side of the building.
According to Kevin Nickel, vice president for fiscal affairs, the project is on schedule. He also provided a few fun facts…
There are probably few groups watching the construction with greater anticipation than the men’s and women’s basketball coaches and student-athletes. From the beginning the hope has been that the building would be open for the 2012-13 basketball seasons.