Wells Fargo Arena Tempe

Wells Fargo Arena

Wells Fargo Arena Tempe History

If you're looking for a top-tier college basketball game and the perfect arena to boot, you're definitely in the right spot, as Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Arizona is just one of those places that is always absolutely packed to the brim with excitement. Wells Fargo Arena has been the staple of the local community since it first opened in the mid-1970s, and there have been some big-time matchups featuring the Wildcats of Arizona State over that time period.

College basketball is just one of those sports that really gets take up to a whole different level when you get to see it in person, though that's not something that you'll figure anywhere but the stadium alongside thousands of your fellow fans. Once you're there in the stands, you'll understand loud and clear why so many people love turning up to Wells Fargo Arena Tempe to see all of the action up close and personal.


Wells Fargo Arena Tempe Events Hosted

One look at the schedule of the Wells Fargo Arena Tempe and you'll see plenty of amazing matchups and events that you know you'll want to be a part of, as this is a venue that is always in the middle of one amazing matchup or show after another. With a capacity of more than 10,000 for the biggest games of the year, this is one of those slamming venues that is always the perfect place to be if you're looking for a top-tier sporting event that is sure to be the talk of the town leading up to the opening tip.

The Sun Devils have had multiple NCAA Tournament appearances in their history, but lately NCAA basketball tickets to their home games have taken on a bigger role in the total sports tickets market at ASU. The Devils went to the Sweet Sixteen in 1995 and are looking to go deep in the tournament this season by giving it their all out on the court. With a successful history and high expectations this season, home games at Wells Fargo Arena look to be can't miss experiences. Year after year, thousands of Sun Devils fans enter the arena to root on the home team, making it one of the most electric venues in all of college basketball.


Tempe, Arizona

Not all that far from Phoenix, Tempe is known as one of the best university towns in the country, though you're not really going to understand until you actually make it there. The Wildcats of Arizona State have one of the most dominant athletic programs in the nation, as these guys and girls are good at seemingly every sporting event that they participate in thanks to the steady stream of electrifying athletes that come to the campus on a regular basis.

But not only does Tempe have a very great modern scene, they also have a rich sense of history. Named after the famous gorge in Greece of the same name, Tempe was incorporated all the way back in 1894, when Arizona was still on the rise and much of the west was still being developed. With more than 100,000 people living there, Tempe gives you both the small town feel but the options you might see in a bigger city, making it a great place to be if you're looking for a bit of entertainment.


Wells Fargo Arena Tempe Seating Layout

Whether you're on the right, left or somewhere in the center, you're bound to get a great show. No, we're not talking about governmental impasses and political theater; we're talking about the elegant seating arrangement of the Wells Fargo Arena Tempe on the Arizona State campus. There isn't a bad seat in the house, which is something that you really won't understand until you actually make it out to see it for yourself. Once you're there watching one of your favorite musicians or teams, the last thing you'll be thinking about is your seat, however, as you'll be jumping out of it all too often.


Wells Fargo Arena Tempe Trivia

Do you know that Wells Fargo Arena was the backdrop for the Pac-10 Conference Tournament all the way back in 1990?

Yup, things were a bit different more than two decades ago, but fans got an up close and personal look at what it's like to see the best athletes in college basketball battle it out on the hardwood. Since then, even though it hasn't held the year-end tournament again just yet, fans have gotten used to seeing plenty of transcendent amateur athletes come through town, making it always the place to be if you're looking for college basketball. Just a quick trip from Phoenix and not far from other nearby cities like San Diego and Los Angeles, Wells Fargo Arena is great whether you're from the area or looking to hit the road in the name of college basketball.

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