College Stadium Review: Pete Mathews Coliseum

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks have never been to the NCAA Tournament in D-I but have been the the D-II NCAA Tournament eight times, going 17-8. This season, the Gamecocks will be trying to get to the postseason in D-I for the first time. Will they make it? Come out to the Pete Mathews Coliseum and find out.

Jacksonville State's Pete Mathews Coliseum

Jacksonville State’s Pete Mathews Coliseum

The Pete Mathews Coliseum opened in 1974 and it holds 5,500 Gamecock fans for basketball home games. Every seat in the arena is close to the floor so you are guaranteed a great view of the action. You can enjoy your favorite concessions such as chicken sandwiches, popcorn, pretzels, pizza, and more while taking in the great college basketball game.

The Gamecocks compete in the Ohio Valley Conference with teams such as Austin Peay, Belmont, Eastern Illinois, Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State, SE Missouri State, Southern Illinois, Tennessee State, Tennessee Tech and Tennessee Martin.

The Gamecocks will be competing with these teams to win the OVC Conference Tournament to get the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament that goes with it. They will also be trying to win the regular season title and an automatic postseason bid there too. So the action at Pete Mathews Coliseum will be intense this year.

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