The Wells Fargo Center is Villanova’s home away from home and the site of some of its most stirring victories in recent seasons. Known prior to 2010 as the Wachovia Center, the arena played host to seven Wildcat games in 2010-11, averaging crowds of 16,241.
Since the start of the 2005-06 season, Villanova has averaged better than 18,000 per game while hosting games in South Philadelphia. It also appeared in both the 2006 and 2009 NCAA Tournaments at the venue.
The Wells Fargo Center is also the home to the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers and has hosted the largest hockey and basketball crowds in Pennsylvania history. The Center hosted the NHL Stanley Cup Finals in 2010, the NBA Finals in 2001, the 2002 NBA All-Star Game and has on three occasions served as a site for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
In addition, the Wells Fargo Center is a premier concert venue. It features 30 concession stand on two separate levels and has 23 ticket windows. The building’s unique oval design ensures no obstructed views for all 20,456 fans. The studios of Comcast SportsNet are also housed inside the facility.