Cameron Indoor Stadium

Cameron Indoor Stadium was completed on January 6, 1940, having cost $400,000. At the time, it was the largest gymnasium in the country south of Pennsylvania. Originally though, it was called Duke Indoor Stadium but was renamed for Coach Cameron on January 22, 1972. The building originally seated 8,800 though was able to fit 12,000 with standing room. In 1987-1988, standing room areas were removed and seats were added bringing the total capacity to 9,314. Many know of the diehard students also known as the Cameron Crazues who attend all home games and give the basketball team a great home court advantage. The court was dedicated and renamed Coach K Court in honor of head coach Mike Krzyzewski. In 1999, Cameron Indoor Stadium was referred to as the toughest road game in the nation by USA Today.