|Location|| Savannah State University |
|Owner||Savannah State University|
|Operator||Savannah State University|
|Broke ground||May 23, 1998|
|Construction cost||$9.6 million|
($14 million in 2018 dollars )
| Savannah State Tigers (NCAA) (2000–present)|
Savannah Steam (AIF) (2015)
Tiger Arena is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Savannah, Georgia, United States.It is home to the Savannah State University Tigers men's and women's basketball teams and women's volleyball team. Tiger Arena has previously hosted the Georgia High School Association boys and girls playoffs (first round), the annual Georgia Athletic Coaches Association's North-South All-Star Game (2003-2008), and the Savannah Holiday Classic high school girls basketball tournament. It was also home to the Savannah Steam of American Indoor Football.
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