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Mackey Arena

900 John R. Wooden Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47906
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PURDUE - PENN ST BASKETBALL GAME...

Its a very compact & energetic stadium. Has a history of being tough and LOUD on opponents.. We... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jon M
Purdue basketball game

Mackey Arena remains one of the most exciting, loud, and electric venues in college basketball... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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900 John R. Wooden Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47906
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Its a very compact & energetic stadium. Has a history of being tough and LOUD on opponents.. We downloaded the app that syc's the LED lights in your phone which added to the fun..

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mackey Arena remains one of the most exciting, loud, and electric venues in college basketball today. The dome at the top reverberates sound and when the Boilers get rolling, fasten your seatbelts! Dan Dakich, ESPN and Big Ten channel calls Mackey one of the top...More

Thank F9635QBjamesm
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Mackey Arena is among the premier venues for basketball in the Midwest. Recent renovations have greatly enhanced the atmosphere in the arena, especially the addition of a superb scoreboard.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

It's just hard to beat Mackey Arena for a college basketball game. There are hardly any bad seats in the house ... basically right behind the backboard is the worst you are going to get. Other than that, the sightlines are clear, even the furthest...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

You have to deal with campus parking if you drive. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The concourse of the arena is spacious.The sight lines in the arena are excellent. However, the seating in the permanent areas is aluminum benches which can be uncomfortable...More

1  Thank ransom007
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

If you're on the opposing team, it can be intimidating. The noise level can be quite loud and the sound bounces off the metal roof. If you're a Purdue fan, it's a lot of fun. The arena has been updated and is much nicer in...More

Thank orracle
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Located on Purdue campus next to Ross-Ade football stadium, rich history in this arena. One of the best in the conference.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Every seat is a good seat in this lively arena. From the first time the teams enter the arena for warm up there is something going on. There is always a highly rated halftime show as well. The sound system and scoreboard is state of...More

1  Thank 11,06,914
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Keady Court is where the action happens. This is OUR HOUSE!!! Love the atmosphere...really not a bad seat in the house.

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

what a great game against Illinois tonight!! Loved it!! the Zooperstars were a fun addition to half time...

Thank Kathy L
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