Welsh-Ryan Arena

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Welsh-Ryan Arena
Location Evanston, Illinois
Opened December 6, 1952
Other Names McGaw Memorial Hall (1952-83)
Tenants Northwestern Wildcats (1952-present)

Welsh-Ryan Arena is a 7,039-seat multi-purpose arena in Evanston, Illinois, United States, near the campus of Northwestern University. It is home to four Northwestern Wildcats athletic teams: men's basketball, women's basketball, women's volleyball, and wrestling. It is located inside McGaw Memorial Hall, to the north of Ryan Field.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
College basketball November 27, 1981 Northwestern Wildcats vs. Knox Old Siwash Program
February 1, 1992 Northwestern Wildcats vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Program
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Big Ten Conference
East Division Indiana Hoosiers • Maryland Terrapins • Michigan Wolverines • Michigan State Spartans • Ohio State Buckeyes • Penn State Nittany Lions • Rutgers Scarlet Knights
West Division Illinois Fighting Illini • Iowa Hawkeyes • Minnesota Golden Gophers • Nebraska Cornhuskers • Northwestern Wildcats • Purdue Boilermakers • Wisconsin Badgers
Basketball Venues Breslin Student Events Center • Crisler Center • Welsh-Ryan Arena • Williams Arena
Football Venues Beaver Stadium • Michigan Stadium • Ohio Stadium • Ryan Field • SHI Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: ASUN Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference • Southwest Conference