McLendon–McDougald Gymnasium


McLendon–McDougald Gymnasium
McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium
Location 1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, North Carolina 27707
Coordinates 35°58′33″N 78°53′52″W / 35.975884°N 78.897745°W / 35.975884; -78.897745Coordinates: 35°58′33″N 78°53′52″W / 35.975884°N 78.897745°W / 35.975884; -78.897745
Opened 1955
Owner North Carolina Central University
Operator North Carolina Central University
Surface Hardwood
Capacity 3,056
Tenants
North Carolina Central Eagles (NCAA)

McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium is a 3,056-seat multi-purpose arena in Durham, North Carolina. It is home to the North Carolina Central University Eagles basketball team.

Arena namesake John McLendon helped organize "The Secret Game" between then named North Carolina College and Duke University Medical School in 1944, which was the first fully integrated college basketball game.


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