1. Brown Bear Statue
Snap a picture with the giant bear statue outside the Pizzitola Sports Center. The statue is a must-see and presents an excellent photo op, so stop by and check it out.
2. Heisman Lobby
If you’re a college football fan, then make sure to see the Heisman Lobby. The lobby is dedicated to the namesake of the Heisman Trophy and Brown alumnus John Heisman making it a can’t miss for any college football fan.
3. Trophy Case
The trophy case at The Pitz features a variety of trophies and awards won by Brown athletics over the years. Check out the trophy case as it’s a must-see for any Brown or college sports fan.
4. Ocean State Cup
Each year Brown competes for the Ocean State Cup against fellow Rhode Island-based schools Providence, Rhode Island, and Bryant. The winner of the all-sports series takes home the Ocean State Cup making every contest between these schools a can’t miss.
Bruno the Brown mascot was originally a live bear. However, since the 1960s the school has had a costumed version that appears at Brown athletic events. The lovable mascot can be seen at Brown basketball games, so keep an eye open for him during your trip to The Pitz.
6. Tournament Banners
Hanging on the wall are banners honoring all of the Bears tournament qualifying teams. The banners celebrate not only the school’s two NCAA Tournament appearances, but also the Bears’ NIT, CBI, and CIT appearances.