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University of South Dakota - Strength
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The Sanford Coyote Sports Center opened ahead of the 2016-17 athletic season. The facility hosts the men's and women's basketball teams in addition to the volleyball team.

The facility is named after Sanford Health, a major supporter of USD Athletics.

The arena houses a main competition court surrounded by 6,000 spectator seats which includes an integrated club space. There are also two full-size practice courts, locker rooms, offices, a film room and meeting rooms. The facility contains a state-of-the-art sports medicine training room and a 7,500 square-foot weight room with top-of-the-line equipment. The training room includes hydro therapy, a biomechanics lab and a physcial therapy and rehabilitation center.

Inside the facility lies the University of South Dakota's Science, Health and Research Lab. The lab is a centralized location for occupational therapy (OT), physical therapy (PT), Kinesiology and Sport Science (KSS) and Sports Medicine programs. There are collaborative spaces for the various programs as well as state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratory and clinical spaces.