Cox Pavilion


Cox Pavilion is a 78,300-square-foot (7,270 m2), multi-purpose indoor arena on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus, connected to the Thomas & Mack Center. The Pavilion serves as the home court for UNLV Lady Rebels women's basketball and volleyball programs as well as the annual NBA Summer League.

Cox Pavilion
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Cox Pavilion, 2009
Cox Pavilion is located in Nevada
Cox Pavilion
Cox Pavilion
Location in Nevada
Cox Pavilion is located in the United States
Cox Pavilion
Cox Pavilion
Location in the United States
LocationParadise, Nevada
Coordinates36°6′15″N 115°8′35″W / 36.10417°N 115.14306°W / 36.10417; -115.14306Coordinates: 36°6′15″N 115°8′35″W / 36.10417°N 115.14306°W / 36.10417; -115.14306
OwnerUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
CapacityBasketball: 2,454
Boxing: 3,286
Concerts: 3,372 [1]
OpenedMay 25, 2001
UNLV Lady Rebels (NCAA)
Women’s Basketball (2001–present)
Women’s Volleyball (2001–present)

Cox Communications and UNLV formed a partnership for the new facility in 2001. The arena cost $16.8 million. As part of a $5 million agreement, Cox Communications secured the naming rights for the facility as well as opportunities for sponsorship and hospitality.

The pavilion is a two-level structure. The ground floor features new men's and women's locker facilities, player lounges and practice courts for basketball and volleyball. The top level is a multi-purpose venue with a seating capacity of 2,500 to 3,100 for sporting events.

In addition to UNLV athletic events, the Cox Pavilion hosts a variety of events, including small concerts, boxing events, theater-style family shows, corporate parties, trade shows and more.

On November 15, 2007, the arena hosted the Democratic Presidential Debate for the 2008 presidential election.

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  1. ^ Cox Pavilion