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Villanova | February 14, 2017

Board of Trustees Approves Pavilion Renovation

Get a Look at Villanova's $60M Plans for Basketball Program's Pavilion
NBC Philadelphia | March 9, 2017

Next year, Villanova fans, can expect a $60 million renovation to reconstruct the Pavilion, home of the national champion Wildcats Men's Basketball Team. The renovations will commemorate Villanova's famed basketball history, fortify the schools capability to train the country's most elite athletes, and provide a one-of-a-kind game-day experience, the athletics department said.

Villanova gives sneak peek of Pavilion renovations
Philly Voice | March 9, 2017

The home of the reigning national champs is getting a serious makeover, and Wildcat fans can now get a glimpse of what their in-game experience will look like in the future.

Villanova seeks home court while Pavilion is being renovated
Philadelphia Inquirer | February 17, 2017

With the formal approval by the Villanova board of trustees of a $60 million renovation of the Pavilion, the university's basketball team suddenly ...

Villanova approves $60 million renovation for basketball arena
Philly Voice | February 15, 2017

It's good to be the reigning champions. Villanova University's basketball arena will undergo a multimillion-dollar makeover, the school announced Tuesday. In response to "increased visibility nationally," the school's Board of Trustees formally approved the $60 million renovation of the Pavilion, which has hosted home games for the men's and women's teams for 31 years on campus. The refurbishment is set to begin in June, and the arena will be renamed the Finneran Pavilion.

Villanova Board of Trustees approves $60 million overhaul for Pavilion
Delaware County Daily Times | February 15, 2017

The Pavilion is getting a major overhaul. The Villanova University Board of Trustees approved an extensive renovation of the building the men’s and women’s basketball teams have called home for the last 31 years. The $60 million project, which will be funded entirely by donor support, is scheduled to begin in June and is expected to take more than a year. When it reopens it will be officially re-named the Finneran Pavilion in honor of 1963 graduate William B. Finneran, who made a $22.6 million gift to the university last spring.

Villanova's Pavilion To Be Renovated
KYW-TV | February 15, 2017

The Home of the Villanova Wildcats will get a multi-million dollar makeover. Villanova University’s Board of Trustees approved a $60 million renovation to the University’s Athletic Center, known as the Pavilion. The 31-year-old building will be overhauled, updated with state-of-the-art equipment, and will be funded entirely by donors. Construction is set to begin in June, and will take about a year to complete.

Renovated Villanova facility will be named Finneran Pavilion
ESPN Online | February 15, 2017

Villanova will begin a comprehensive $60 million renovation of the Pavilion, with the work beginning in June. Upon completion the 31-year-old on-campus facility will officially be named the Finneran Pavilion.

NBC10 News at 5pm
WCAU-TV | February 14, 2017

Well, it is the home of the national champion Villanova Wildcats basketball team. I love when we talk about this. My alma mater’s Pavilion is in line for a big makeover. The University’s approved a $60 million renovation for the facility and has released this rendering here of what the building should look like when it’s complete. The Pavilion is 31-years-old.

Villanova trustees approve $60 million makeover for the Pavilion basketball arena
Philly.com | February 14, 2017

The Villanova University Board of Trustees announced plans Tuesday for a $60 million makeover for the Pavilion, the arena for the school's basketball teams. The renovation of the 31-year-old building will be funded entirely by donors and begin in June 2017. When it reopens, the facility will be known as the Finneran Pavilion.

Action News 6pm
WPVI-TV | February 14, 2017

Villanova’s Pavilion, the basketball pavilion, is slated for a multi-million dollar renovation. We told you that before, but today the Board of Trustees formally approved the $60 million renovation. The final design has yet to be completely finalized, but work is scheduled to begin in June. The Trustees said the renovations will be funded entirely by donor support. Once reopened, the arena will be officially named the William Finneran Pavilion.