VIEJAS ARENA AT AZTEC BOWL SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
Viejas Arena, located on the San Diego State University (SDSU) campus in San Diego, California, USA, is the home of the SDSU Aztecs men's and women's basketball teams. Viejas Arena opened its doors to the campus and community in July of 1997 and seats 12,414 for basketball and up to 12,845 for concerts. The facility also hosts SDSU's commencement ceremonies. Previously, the Aztecs played at Peterson Gymnasium also on the SDSU campus
Viejas Arena was built on the site of the old Aztec Bowl football stadium (a Works Progress Administration project) on the SDSU campus, and the university (or its affiliated corporation) still owns the arena. It was originally named Cox Arena after Cox Communications, which owns the local cable television system in the greater San Diego regional area, and which paid fees to become the arena's corporate sponsor.
Viejas Arena hosted the men's NCAA basketball tournament first and second rounds in 2001 and 2006. In the 2006 tourney, the first-round games were delayed and the building eva..