Barfknecht: Devaney Center a truly star-spangled arena
The main purpose of the multi-use Devaney Center is set to change from basketball to volleyball, with $20 million being spent to renovate the building.
Posted: Saturday, February 23, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Flash back to winter 1976 and read about a small-town Nebraska businessman who cursed legendary basketball coach Bob Knight from close range and lived to tell about it.
It's a Bob Devaney Sports Center story worth retelling as the building ends a 37-year run in its original configuration.
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Saturday, February 23, 2013 12:00 am.