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 UMass has been a frequent visitor to the building since its opening in 1972, as the Springfield Civic Center. ​ In 8 seasons (1972-73 through 1979-80), UMass played there 24 times, going 13-11. ​ After a 4-season hiatus, UMass took up residency for the entire 1984-85 season, as the [[Curry Hicks Cage]] went through renovations,​ going 7-5. UMass has been a frequent visitor to the building since its opening in 1972, as the Springfield Civic Center. ​ In 8 seasons (1972-73 through 1979-80), UMass played there 24 times, going 13-11. ​ After a 4-season hiatus, UMass took up residency for the entire 1984-85 season, as the [[Curry Hicks Cage]] went through renovations,​ going 7-5.
  
-In the late 1980s and early 1990s, UMass played in several "​holiday classic"​ games, then took another hiatus, this time for 5 seasons. ​ After a few scattered games in the early 2000s, UMass has played ​at the since-renamed ​MassMutual Center ​each season since 2008-09.+In the late 1980s and early 1990s, UMass played in several "​holiday classic"​ games, then took another hiatus, this time for 5 seasons. ​ After a few scattered games in the early 2000s, UMass has played ​thru the building'​s upgrades and name change to the MassMutual Center.  The 2010s saw UMass play seven games organized by the nearby [[http://​www.hoophall.com|Basketball Hall of Fame]].
  
 ==== Memorable Games ==== ==== Memorable Games ====
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