Mackey Arena turns 50

The celebration of Mackey Arena’s golden year starts Thursday. The famous arena that has housed the Purdue Boilermakers since 1967 turns 50 in December, but Purdue is getting the celebration going early. The school says over the next 50 days they will be counting down the 50 greatest moments inside Mackey Arena, culminating on November 10th which marks the start of the Purdue men’s basketball season. Every new “Mackey Moment” will be revealed on Purdue’s social-media channels, as well as on MackeyMoments.com.

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