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[Coliseum exterior]

Description: Photograph of the coliseum exterior taken by Orrin Smith Kiker. Kiker joined the faculty of UNT in 1960 and retired to modified service in 1992. During that time he and his students earned many awards for excellence in photojournalism endeavors. The coliseum has been called one of the finest basketball facilities in college athletics. The University of North Texas Coliseum, or "The Super Pit," is home to the North Texas Men's and Women's basketball teams. Built in 1973, the Coliseum is designed for multipurpose use and has excellent viewing sight lines from any seat in the arena. The Coliseum has 9,797 upholstered permanent theater type seats plus forty-eight positions for wheelchairs.
Date: 1973