Video: New Castle FieldhouseA look at the world's largest high school basketball gym
With a capacity of 9,325, the New Castle Fieldhouse seats more fans than the homes of current college basketball Top 25 programs Duke, Northern Iowa, Notre Dame, SMU and VCU.
That's made all the more incredible by the fact that the central Indiana facility is home to a high school
The New Castle (Ind.)
Trojans have played in the world's largest high school basketball gymnasium since 1959 and actually exceeded capacity back in the days of Steve Alford and Kent Benson. The school was called New Castle Chrysler High School until a 2007 vote to take Chrysler out of the name.
In addition to New Castle games, the venue hosts the annual Hall of Fame Classic each December. That event is typically a gathering of state championship hopefuls, and 13 participants since 1990 have gone on to win a title.
Christopher Magnuson of MaxPreps captures the magnitude of the New Castle Fieldhouse in the video above, as well as the tradition on display at the adjacent Indiana High School Basketball Hall of Fame.