Opened in 1977, Eblen Center is a 9,280-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. The arena is home to the TTU Golden Eagles basketball and volleyball teams and is named for former TTU coach and professor Hooper Eblen.
Opened in 1972, 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 48-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.
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Watch live and on-demand broadcasts of TSSAA championship events on the NFHS Network.
Order photo keepsakes from state championship events from ActionPixTN, the official photographer of the TSSAA.