Thompson-Boling Arena, home of the University of Tennessee men's and women's basketball teams is located in Knoxville, Tennessee. The venue is named after former president Edward Boling, and B. Ray Thompson.
Thompson-Boling Arena opened its doors in December of 1987, and has been going strong ever since. Over the years, this venue has become one of the best in all of college basketball. In fact, many feel that this is the premier college basketball arena in the country.
The seating capacity at Thompson-Boling Arena is 24,535. Not only is this the largest venue in Division I college basketball, but it is also the largest venue to ever be built primarily for basketball. When the arena is filled to capacity, it makes for an unforgettable fan experience.
Thompson-Boling Arena is quite popular across the country, and probably always will be thanks to its large size and updated features.