A state-of-the-art, multi-purpose facility, the Thomas M. Ryan Center, located on the University of Rhode Island campus, is known as one of the premier mid-sized collegiate venues in the county. Home to URI Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams, the venue seats 8,000 for basketball, and over 6,300 for concerts, family shows, trade shows, lectures, commencement, and other community events. Located in Southern New England, the arena is a perfect routing venue with it’s proximity to Boston (90 minutes) and New York City (3 hours) while drawing on an audience of over 1.4 million people within a 40-mile radius.