University of Central Florida

UCF making $12M upgrade to basketball, volleyball facilities

ORLANDO, Fla. -- As UCF gets set to join the Big 12 on July 1, UCF Athletics has announced that transformational updates to the tune of $12 million are on the way for the basketball and volleyball facilities.

The updates are coming to Addition Financial Arena, the Venue, Knights Plaza and adjacent residence halls. According to the release, the upgrades touch areas within the basketball and volleyball programs and the Athletics Village, including more than 40 separate projects.

“The start of UCF’s competition in the Big 12 Conference will be a series of landmark moments for our athletics teams, alumni and fans,” says UCF vice president and director of athletics Terry Mohajir. “This long and comprehensive list of upgrades will enhance not only the gameday experiences but also day-to-day environments for our student-athletes, coaches and staff. All these projects give us an opportunity to enhance our success as we enter a new age for our institution as part of the Big 12.”

UCF has announced the following upgrades that are set to happen as the Knights join their new conference:

Addition Financial Arena

  • New basketball game court
  • Suite enhancements
  • Black & Gold Club seat replacements
  • Student entrance enhancements
  • Exterior lighting upgrades
  • Interior wall paint updates


  • Renovation of training and competition facility for volleyball
  • Renovations of both men’s and women’s basketball practice facilities
  • Addition of LED video board for volleyball
  • Upgrade of show/competition lights
  • Interior painting
  • Weight room enhancements
  • New audio system
  • Technology updates
  • Athletic training room expansion
  • Creation of a sports performance lab
  • New rehab/treatment pools in athletics training room
  • Team area enhancements
  • Men’s and women’s basketball film room upgrades
  • Men’s and women’s basketball office suite renovations