WVU Replacing Former Fieldhouse With Business School Complex

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MORGANTOWN– West Virginia University is tearing down a former basketball fieldhouse where Jerry West and Hot Rod Hundley thrived to make way for a business school complex.

The university says in a news release that the College of Business and Economics complex will be located where Stansbury Hall now sits.

The building was known as the WVU Field House when Hundley played there from 1954 to 1957 and West from 1956 to 1960.

College of Business and Economics dean Javier Reyes says that while Stansbury Hall will no longer exist, the university is working with architects to preserve its basketball legacy.

West says “it gives me a great feeling that the location of this new complex will be in the location where I already have a lot of great memories.”

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