Murphy Center


1500 Greenland Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37132


Spectator Information

2024 Championship Dates

Girls': March 6-9, 2024
Boys': March 13-16, 2024


General Admission
$12 per day if purchased in advance online through GoFan.
(GoFan tickets will be redeemed at Gate E-6. Please have your ticket(s) pulled up on your mobile device prior to arrival.)

$15 per day if purchased with cash at the gate (Gate E-4).

School-age children and older are required to have a ticket.

TACA cards will be honored when presented with a matching photo ID at the pass gate (Gate E-2).
TSSAA ID cards and TMSAA ID cards will NOT be accepted for admission.

School administrators who are registered on the TSSAA Portal can sign-in for free admission at the pass gate (Gate E-2).


Parking is $5 per day near Murphy Center in the large parking lot on Greenland Drive. Due to road construction around the campus we encourage all attendees to allow for plenty of travel time.

Handicap Accessibility

Murphy Center is handicap accessible via the loading dock on the east side of the arena. Parking is available in the Greenland Dr. lot for vehicles displaying valid handicap placards.


Food and drink will be available for purchase at Murphy Center. No outside food or drink will be allowed.

Hotel and Local Information

For more information about the area, visit the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce website at

Media Information

Requests for credentials should be submitted via this online form.

College Coaches

College coaches wishing to attend the championships should refer to the College Coach Policy for more information.


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.