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Save Mart Center

Save Mart Center at Fresno State is a multi-purpose arena on the campus of California State University Fresno. An open house was held for the community on November 5, 2003. The first concert performance featured opera tenor Andrea Bocelli and was held on November 7, 2003. The official ribbon cutting ceremony was held on November 27, 2003.

 

The arena is home to the Fresno State Men and Women’s basketball teams and the Fresno State Women’s volleyball team.

 

The Save Mart Center Arena encompasses nearly 430,000 square feet with three primary levels and 40 luxury seats.

 

The venue’s main exterior landmark is the 93 foot tall Larry A. Shehadey Clock Tower. Rising 13 stories tall it was named for the founder of Producers Dairy Foods, a Fresno-based company, who was a major donor towards construction of the arena.