The UA will commemorate the 40th birthday of McKale Center tonight, when Arizona takes on Stanford at 7 p.m. Here's a look at the Wildcats' arena through the years:
Feb. 1, 1973
First game at McKale, above. Coniel Norman and Eric Money, part of Fred Snowden's Kiddie Corps, combined to score 57 as the UA beat Wyoming 87-69.
Attendance at the McKale opener, an increase of 10,452 fans from the UA's final game in Bear Down Gym nine days earlier.
Cats' all-time winning percentage in McKale. The UA is 505-101 in the arena, including 10-1 this season behind senior Solomon Hill & Co.
Original cost to build McKale Center.
Estimated cost of McKale's pending renovation. The overhaul, recently approved by the board of regents, will improve locker rooms, academic areas, seating, restroom and concession areas by 2017.