McKale undergoing face lift - Tucson News Now

McKale undergoing face lift

Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - McKale Center is getting itself a facelift. This summer, construction crews will work from 5:00 in the morning to 3:00 in the morning tearing down and rebuilding the home of Wildcat basketball, gymnastics, and indoor volleyball all in the hopes of improving both the fan and competitive experience.

For example, there will be new and improved locker suites for women's basketball, more than double the square footage of their old locker room. Brand new flooring and lighting inside Lute and Bobbi Olson court, expanded concession areas and restrooms, not to mention new seating are just some of what's in story for the fans.

The timeline of completion for this $30 million dollar project is quick. The court is to be ready for play when Wildcat volleyball has it's first game September 1st.

To take your own quick tour of some of the facility under construction click the video link above.

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