Elma Roane Fieldhouse

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The Elma Roane Fieldhouse is a 2,565-seat arena in Memphis, Tennessee. It is the home of the University of Memphis Tigers women's basketball and volleyball teams. Prior to the Mid-South Coliseum opening in 1966, it was also home to the men's basketball team as well. The arena opened in 1951 and is named after Elma Roane, a former coach and administrator of the Tigers women's teams who helped return women's sports to varsity status in 1972–73. The arena was dedicated to Elma Neale Roane in 1993.

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Coordinates: 35°07′06″N 89°56′08″W / 35.118369°N 89.935675°W / 35.118369; -89.935675