UW Stevens Point - Men's Basketball

BENNETT COURT AT QUANDT FIELDHOUSE

  • Opened: 1971
  • Sports: Men’s Basketball
  • Seats: 2,787
  • Namesake: Hale Quandt and Dick and Jack Bennett
  • Hosted Events:
    • NCAA Division III men's basketball sectional tournaments in 2005, 2007 and 2010
    • Women's basketball sectional tournaments in 1987 and 2004.
    • 2014 NCAA Division III women's final four.
    • NCAA Division III wrestling championships in 1994
  • Address: 2050 4th Ave. Stevens Point, WI 54481

Opened in 1971, Bennett Court at Quandt Fieldhouse serves as the exclusive home to for the Pointer men's basketball team and owns one of the largest seating capacities of any facility in Central Wisconsin with 2,787 seats. The site of the annual Sentry Classic holiday basketball tournament, Quandt Fieldhouse has hosted NCAA Division III men's basketball sectional tournaments in 2005, 2007 and 2010 and women's basketball sectional tournaments in 1987 and 2004. Quandt fieldhouse was also the site of the 2014 NCAA Division III women's final four.

The facility also hosted the NCAA Division III wrestling championships in 1994. It is the site of numerous concerts and community events, and formerly the university's graduation ceremony. The fieldhouse is named for Hale Quandt, who coached football, men's basketball and baseball from 1947-62.

On February 7, 2009 the court at Quandt Fieldhouse was named after former Pointer coaches Dick and Jack Bennett. Included in the naming was a complete resurface of the court and a renovation of the front lobby.

Dick Bennett started his college coaching career at UW-Stevens Point in 1976 and spent nine seasons at the helm of the Pointer men's basketball team, compiling 173 wins. In his final three seasons (1982-85), he guided the team to a 79-13 record. He was named NAIA Coach of the Year after the 1983-84 season, leading the team to a 22-3 mark and a national runner-up finish. Dick went on to take UW-Green Bay to two NCAA Division I tournament appearances and led UW-Madison to an NCAA Final Four appearance in 2000.

Jack Bennett's coaching career spanned 34 years throughout Wisconsin high school and collegiate basketball. Bennett coached seven years at Rhinelander High School prior to replacing Bob Parker at UW-Stevens Point in 1996-97. In nine seasons at UW-Stevens Point, he led the Pointers to five Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles, five NCAA tournament appearances and two national championships en route to becoming, at the time of his retirement, the school's all-time winningest coach with a 200-56 record.

BERG GYM

  • Opened: 1959
  • Sports: Women’s basketball, Volleyball and Wrestling
  • Seats: 1,365 Seats
  • Namesake: George Berg
  • Hosted Events:
    •  NCAA Division III women’s basketball sectional tournament in 2002 and 2011 
  • Address: 2050 4th Ave. Stevens Point, WI 54481

Home to the UW-Stevens Point women’s basketball, volleyball and wrestling teams, Berg Gymnasium provides an intimate home-court environment with 1,365 seats.The facility hosted the NCAA Division III women’s basketball sectional tournament in 2002 and 2011 and frequently hosts community and campus events. UW-Stevens Point is the only Division III school which boasts two separate facilities for its men’s and women’s basketball teams.

The gym is named for George Berg, who coached football and men’s basketball in the 1940’s.

MULTI-ACTIVITY CENTER

  • Opened: 1990
  • Sports: Indoor Track and Field
  • Space: 54,000 square-feet
  • Hosted Events:
    • 1992 NCAA Division III indoor track and field championships
    •  intramural sports and summer camps
  • Address: 2050 4th Ave. Stevens Point, WI 54481

A spacious 54,000 square-foot facility, the Multi-Activity Center is home to the UW-Stevens Point indoor track and field teams and is used by nearly every Pointer sports team. The facility hosted the 1992 NCAA Division III indoor track and field championships and is frequently used for intramurals and summer camps. It includes four full-length basketball courts and four tennis courts as well as one of the state’s premier climbing walls. The facility underwent a renovation in 2008 that included a new olympic-quality surface on both the track and infield.