The Carolina Coliseum is a 6,231-seat multi-purpose arena in Columbia, South Carolina. It is home to the Columbia, South CarolinaIce hockeyteam, the ECHLColumbia Inferno. An arena is a circular or oval shaped public space (akin to a classical amphitheatre), designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events. ... South Carolina Statehouse Columbia is the capital of South Carolina. ... South Carolina Statehouse Columbia is the capital of South Carolina. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... A team comprises any group of people or animals linked in a common purpose. ... The ECHL is a professional hockey minor league based in the United States and Canada, generally regarded as being a tier below the American Hockey League. ... The Columbia Inferno are the East Coast Hockey League team based in Columbia, South Carolina. ...
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The distance from midcourt to the last seat in The Carolina Center is roughly the same distance as midcourt to the last seat in the CarolinaColiseum.
Carolina fans already are excited as to date, 12,000 men's season tickets have been sold - the most ever for the Gamecock basketball program (the previous high was 8,200) - with public season ticket sales taking place for the first time in more than a decade.
And The Carolina Center will prove to be the place to be for people in the Midlands and the state of South Carolina as well, as the "Crown Jewel" readies itself for the grandest of openings this November.
A significant factor in the Gamecocks' improvement was suffocating defense, as Carolina led the SEC and ranked second nationally in field goal percentage defense, holding the opposition to 34.7 percent shooting from the field.
Defense has been South Carolina's calling card in each of the last two seasons under Walvius, as the Gamecocks set the school record for blocked shots and field goal percentage defense in 2004-05, then came back to break both of those records in addition to setting a new school mark for scoring defense in 2005-06.
Carolina was represented by a league-best eight student-athletes on the 2006 SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll.
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