Allen Fieldhouse is an indoor arena on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kansas. It is home of the Kansas Jayhawks men's and women's basketball teams. The arena is named after Dr. Forrest C. "Phog" Allen, a former coach of the Jayhawks whose tenure lasted 39 years. Allen Fieldhouse is one of college basketball's most historically significant and prestigious buildings, with 37 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament games having been hosted at the center. The actual playing surface has been named the James Naismith Court, in honor of basketball's inventor, who established KU’s basketball program and served as the Jayhawks' first coach from 1898 to 1907.

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  • Allen Fieldhouse is an indoor arena on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kansas. It is home of the Kansas Jayhawks men's and women's basketball teams. The arena is named after Dr. Forrest C. "Phog" Allen, a former coach of the Jayhawks whose tenure lasted 39 years. Allen Fieldhouse is one of college basketball's most historically significant and prestigious buildings, with 37 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament games having been hosted at the center. The actual playing surface has been named the James Naismith Court, in honor of basketball's inventor, who established KU’s basketball program and served as the Jayhawks' first coach from 1898 to 1907. ESPN The Magazine named Allen Fieldhouse the loudest college basketball arena in the country." The Men's basketball program at the University of Kansas has a current record at Allen Fieldhouse, as of January 5, 2016, is 736–109. Since 1994, the Jayhawks have gone 296–15 at home. Since 2007, they have gone 140–3, making Allen Fieldhouse the statistically greatest home-court advantage in all of sports during this time. Allen Fieldhouse has also hosted several NCAA tournament regionals, NBA exhibition games, and occasional concerts such as The Beach Boys, Elton John, James Taylor, Sonny and Cher, Leon Russell, Alice Cooper, ZZ Top, Tina Turner, Harry Belafonte, Henry Mancini, The Doobie Brothers, Kansas and Bob Hope as well as speakers, including former U.S. President Bill Clinton in 2004, U.S. presidential candidate Senator Robert F. Kennedy (which drew over 20,000) in 1968 and the anarchist Abbie Hoffman in 1970. (en)
  • Le Allen Fieldhouse est une salle de sports situé à Lawrence dans le Kansas. Elle appartient à l'Université du Kansas et sert principalement pour les matchs de basket-ball de l'équipe universitaire : les Jayhawks du Kansas. (fr)
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  • 1651 Naismith Drive (en)
  • Lawrence, KS 66045 (en)
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  • Charles L. Marshall
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  • 1955-03-01 (xsd:date)
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  • University of Kansas
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  • Kansas Jayhawks
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  • Le Allen Fieldhouse est une salle de sports situé à Lawrence dans le Kansas. Elle appartient à l'Université du Kansas et sert principalement pour les matchs de basket-ball de l'équipe universitaire : les Jayhawks du Kansas. (fr)
  • Allen Fieldhouse is an indoor arena on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kansas. It is home of the Kansas Jayhawks men's and women's basketball teams. The arena is named after Dr. Forrest C. "Phog" Allen, a former coach of the Jayhawks whose tenure lasted 39 years. Allen Fieldhouse is one of college basketball's most historically significant and prestigious buildings, with 37 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament games having been hosted at the center. The actual playing surface has been named the James Naismith Court, in honor of basketball's inventor, who established KU’s basketball program and served as the Jayhawks' first coach from 1898 to 1907. (en)
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  • Allen Fieldhouse (en)
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  • Allen Fieldhouse (en)
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