How many people fit in the Dean Dome?
Dean Smith Center seats 21,750 fans and has helped the Tar Heels remain in the top five in national attendance all but one season since it was opened.
When did the Dean Dome open?
PLAN YOUR VISIT TO THE SMITH CENTER The Smith Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. except on event days and during basketball practices. Guided tours are not provided but visitors are allowed on the concourse level only and may view the banners and playing court from the seating area.
How big is the Dean Smith Center?
Dedicated in September 1986 as the Dean Edwards Smith Center, the 300,000-square-foot structure stands on seven and one-half acres on the University’s south campus. Over 20,000 cubic yards of rock were removed to make room for the 340-foot-wide, 380-foot-long and 140-foot-high building. The first game featured No.
How old is the Dean Dome?
TC Thompson & Co. Kenan Memorial Stadium is located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is the home field of the North Carolina Tar Heels. It is primarily used for football. The stadium opened in 1927 and holds 50,500 people.
Where is Roy Williams court?
This past Friday brought together over 300 former and current members of the UNC basketball family, as the floor at the Dean E. Smith Center was officially unveiled as “Roy Williams Court.”
Who scored the first basket in the Dean Dome?
Mark Alarie scored the first basket in what had already been dubbed the Dean Dome, and later Mike Krzyzewski got the first technical foul. Senior Warren Martin scored Carolina’s first bucket; fellow seniors Steve Hale and Brad Daugherty combined for 53 points as the Tar Heels held off a late Duke run for a 95-92 win.
When was the Dean E Smith Center built?
January 18, 1986