Opened in 1973, the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center serves as home of the Middle Tennessee State men's and women's basketball teams, who play their home games in the 11,520 seat Monte Hale Arena. Murphy Center has hosted TSSAA state basketball tournaments since 1973.
During its 45-year existence, Murphy Center has staged countless concerts for some of the world's most renowned artists, including Elvis Presley, Elton John, Kiss and three consecutive sold-out performances by multi-platinum country music sensation Garth Brooks.
Murphy Center, MTSU
Siegel High School
Blackman High School
$10 per day for school-age children and older. 2017-2018 TSSAA Championship Event Cards and TACA cards will be accepted for admission. The TSSAA ID card and TMSAA ID card are not accepted for admission to championship events.
Parking is $5 per day at the high schools and Murphy Center.Parking Parkers will receive a pass that will allow them to leave and reenter.
All championship facilities are handicap accessible.
Concession stands will be open at each championship site.
For more information about the area, visit the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce website at ReadySetRutherford.com.