Florida A&M University's Teaching Gymnasium officially named the Alfred Lawson, Jr. Multipurpose Center is a 9,639-seat multi-purpose arena in Tallahassee, Florida . It was built in 2009 and it is home to the Florida A&M University basketball team. The arena replaced Jake Gaither Gymnasium, which is a 3,365-seat multi-purpose arena. The Alfred Lawson, Jr. Multipurpose Center is the second biggest arena in Tallahassee, Florida right behind the 13,800 seat arena, the Donald L. Tucker Center. The official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was April 8, 2009.