Pavilion renamed following $10 million dollar gift

The University of Mississippi's gleaming, state-of-the-art basketball and event arena has been officially named the Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in recognition of a $10 million dollar gift from the Madison, Miss. couple. Longtime supporters, the Black's said they have been fortunate financially and want to make a gift they could enjoy with their family, most of whom attended Ole Miss. "Sandy and John are leaders in the Ole Miss community and we cannot begin to thank them enough for their commitment to our campus, said Keith Carter, Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics.

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