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Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham

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Cameron Indoor Stadium is an indoor arena located on the West Campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, United States. The 9,314-seat facility is the primary indoor athletic venue for the Duke Blue Devils and serves as the home court for Duke men's and women's basketball and women's volleyball. It opened in January 1940 and was known as Duke Indoor Stadium until 1972, when it was named for Eddie Cameron, who served at Duke as men's basketball coach from 1928 to 1942, football coach from 1942 to 1945, and athletic director from 1951 to 1972. The arena is located adjacent to its predecessor, Card Gymnasium, which opened in 1930.HistoryThe plans for the stadium were drawn up in 1935 by basketball coach Eddie Cameron. The stadium was designed by Julian Abele, who studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, France. The same architectural firm that built the Palestra was brought in to build the new stadium. The arena was dedicated on January 6, 1940, having cost $400,000. At the time, it was the largest gymnasium in the country south of the Palestra at the University of Pennsylvania. Originally called "Duke Indoor Stadium", it was renamed for Cameron on January 22, 1972.
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  • My father wanted a trip to a Duke home game for Christmas so I had a very helpful friend that is a member of the Iron Club and we got tickets behind the scorers table five rows up on center court. Our...  more »
  • One of the great smaller indoor arenas to watch college basketball! Still the intimate and intimidating place I remember from my student days! 
  • Even if you're not a Duke fan this place is a must go for every college basketball fan. The Hall of Fame next-door to Cameron indoor arena is worth the time to browse The space is more like a high sch...  more »
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  • No doubt that this is the most energetic stadium to watch a college basketball game. The atmosphere is breathtaking, no wonder it's so hard to win here. Coach K, The team, and the atmosphere. If you have a chance, GO.
  • Cameron Indoor Stadium, a stadium like no other. Fits only 9,000, but this makes for an explosive atmosphere. This is a stadium filled with tradition and legacy and includes a championship hall of fame. Definitely a must-see for any visitors of Duke University.
  • Home of the best college basketball in the nation! Great atmosphere in a historic location.
  • I worked the night shift here doing Electrical work for a independent contractor.. We were drilling one day at work while the blue devils were practicing. Well coach K told us to be quiet, that it was too loud..really!?!
  • No better place to watch a college basketball game. Unique experience and historic venue in an age full of dull arenas