Convocation Center

After three years of construction on the $19 million dollar facility, the Convocation Center opened for the 1987-88 season. The Convo is home to the Arkansas State University Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Women's Volleyball, and Men's & Women's Indoor Track and Field teams along with housing most of the athletic offices. The Convocation Center is a multi-purpose facility hosting a variety of events including ASU athletic contests, ASU and High School commencements and concerts.

 For more information on the Convocation Center visit: www.convo.astate.edu/

Convocation Center Facts & Figures

-Official Opening: July 11, 1987

-First Collegiate Event: ASU Lady Red Wolves 70, Indiana State 63 (Nov. 30, 1987)

-First Men’s Basketball Game: Memphis State 60, ASU 59 (Dec. 5, 1987)

-Capacity: 10,563 for basketball and 11, 704 for concerts

-Largest Crowd: 10,892 for women's basketball game  - ASU 98, Arkansas 84 (March 24, 2005 - Women's National Invitational Tournament)

-First Public Event: ASU Commencement ceremonies (May 1987)

Men's Basketball - Top 10 Home Crowds
Crowd
Opponent
Result
Date
10,766 Memphis State L 60-59 12/5/87
10,312 UALR W 76-65 2/14/98
9,873 Lamar W 90-71 2/18/89
9,755 Louisiana Tech L 85-83 2/20/99
9,500 Lamar W 59-57 2/23/91
9,432 Louisiana Tech W 57-52 1/21/89
9,229 LSU W 66-52 12/19/87
9,100 Rice (NIT) W 78-71 3/14/91
9,056 New Orleans L 52-51 3/1/93
8,943 UALR L 87-81 2/15/97
Women's Basketball - Top 10 Home Crowds
Crowd
Opponent
Result
Date
10,892* Arkansas (WNIT) W 98-84 3/24/05
6,149 UALR W 53-41 1/10/02
5,816 Louisiana Tech L 64-53 1/14/95
5,619 Arkansas-Pine Bluff W 85-43 12/11/04
4,973 Denver W 70-39 1/19/06
4,781 Texas-Pan American W 79-50 1/25/97
4,327 New Orleans W 110-65 1/23/97
4,312 South Alabama W 76-62 1/27/96
4,208 Southwestern Louisiana W 80-58 1/15/98
4,158 New Orleans W 105-79 1/31/98