2010-11 a-state women’s basketball
* Multi-purpose indoor arena with 10,038 seats for basketball; 11,704 for concerts
* A crowd of 10,892, the largest ever at the ASU Convocation Center, saw the Red Wolves defeat the University of Arkansas 98-84 in the 2005 Women’s National Invitation Tournament
* Three-year, $19 million construction project completed in 1987 ($15.3 million provided by state)
* The ASU women’s basketball program posted its 200th victory at “The Convo” when it opened the 2008-09 season with a 73-56 victory over Creighton.
* Located on Olympic Drive on northeast corner of campus adjacent to football and baseball complexes
* Over the last seven years, ASU Women’s Basketball boasts a winning percentage of .777 (77-22)at the ASU Convocation Center
* Official opening was July 11, 1987, with National AAU 17-and-under boys basketball championships (first game: Team Acadiana of Louisiana 87, Arkansas Wings 68 ... first points: Joe Harvell, Arkansas Wings)
* ASU Women’s Basketball is 216-68 (.761) all-time at the Convocation Center, and 105-45 (.700) under Head Coach Brian Boyer.
* First public event: ASU commencement ceremonies in May 1987
* The Clopton Clinic Strength and Conditioning Room was unveiled in the summer of 2008, featuring new weights, lighting, floor and wall coverings and entrance doors.
* First college game: Arkansas State Lady Indians 70, Indiana State 63 (November 30, 1987) ... first points: ASU’s Charlotte Fields (19:49 of first half)
* The basketball court was resurfaced and repainted prior to the 2008-09 season, featuring the new Red Wolves logo and a large “stAte” logo at center court.
* First ASU men’s game: Memphis State 60, Arkansas State 59 (December 5, 1987) ... first points: Sylvester Gray of MSU (19:50 of first half) ... first ASU points: Bobby Collins (16:28 of first half)
2010-11 asu women’s basketball reference guide
Published on Oct 25, 2017