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In addition to being the home of Bearcats basketball, the Events Center’s design allows flexibility to host a variety of sporting events. The contained arena playing surface equals a full-sized soccer field in size and can accommodate four practice basketball, volleyball or tennis courts. The facility has welcomed many sporting events throughout the years, including in summer 2004 when the Empire State Games came to Binghamton University. The Events Center has hosted the 2005 Choice Hotels International and 2006 America East Conference Men's basketbal tournaments, the 2007 America East Womens Championship tournament and the 2008 America East Men's Basketball Tournament.

Binghamton University hosted the opening ceremonies for New York state's 2004 and 2008 Empire State Games in the Events Center with nearly 10,000 people attending each time. The New York Special Olympics has also held several fall games and the 2008 and 2009 summer games competitions and ceremonies in the Events Center.

First ever indoor BU home track meet was held February 2005. Binghamton University hosted SUNY Albany and Syracuse University in February 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. Indoor BU home tennis matches in 2007, '08, '09, and '10.
Record attendance for Men's America East Conference Tournament held in the Events Center, March  2009. The America East Women's Basketball Championship was held in March 2007. 
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Last Updated: 3/27/11