Chiles Center

The Earle A. & Virginia H. Chiles Center is a 4,852-seat multi-purpose arena in Portland, Oregon, USA. The arena opened in 1984. It is home to the University of Portland Pilots men's and women's basketball teams as well as the women's volleyball team. It hosted the West Coast Conference men's basketball tournament in 1992 and 2007.

The arena is also used as for other athletic tournaments as well as for concerts and other special events such as high school graduations. It contains 20,000 square feet (1,900 m2) of arena floor space.

Chiles Center
Chiles Center
Chiles Center is located in Portland, Oregon
Chiles Center
Chiles Center
Location within Portland, Oregon
Chiles Center is located in Oregon
Chiles Center
Chiles Center
Chiles Center (Oregon)
Chiles Center is located in the United States
Chiles Center
Chiles Center
Chiles Center (the United States)
Full nameThe Earle A. & Virginia H. Chiles Center
LocationUniversity Park, Portland, Oregon
Coordinates45°34′30″N 122°43′42″W / 45.57500°N 122.72833°WCoordinates: 45°34′30″N 122°43′42″W / 45.57500°N 122.72833°W
OwnerUniversity of Portland
Capacity4,852
Construction
Broke groundMay 18, 1983
OpenedOctober, 1984
Tenants
Portland Pilots (NCAA) (1984–present) OSAA Class 6A State Basketball Championships (1997-1998 and 2015-present)

History

Construction on the center began in 1983 with an endowment from the Chiles Foundation, and the new facility opened in 1984. In 2006, the school completed $1 million in upgrades to the women's locker rooms, followed by renovations of the weight room in 2008.[1] In 2010, the scoreboard over center court was replaced with a new center-hung video system.[1] In addition to the video system, two new basketball scoreboards were installed along with three-sided shot clocks.[2] The school plans to continue renovations, as well as some expansion, with a $2 million project on upgrading the men's locker rooms, as well as expansions and the construction of a study center for student athletes.[1]

Gallery

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Exterior of the Chiles Center in 2007

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Exterior of the Chiles Center from Willamette Blvd. in 2009

Portland Pilots warm up

The Portland Pilots Men's Basketball Team warming up inside the Chiles Center in 2009

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Holzgang, Gretchen (October 11, 2011). "UP receives $2M for Chiles Center". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved October 11, 2011.
  2. ^ Video Board Announcement from PortlandPilots.com

External links

2009–10 Portland Pilots men's basketball team

The 2009–10 Portland Pilots men's basketball team represented University of Portland in the 2009–10 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pilots were members of the West Coast Conference and were led by fourth-year head coach Eric Reveno. They played their home games at the Chiles Center. They finished the season with 21–11, 10–4 in WCC play and lost in the semifinals in the 2010 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to Saint Mary's. They were invited to the 2010 CollegeInsider.com Tournament which they lost to Northern Colorado in the first round.

2010–11 Portland Pilots men's basketball team

The 2010–11 Portland Pilots men's basketball team represented University of Portland in the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pilots were members of the West Coast Conference and were led by fifth-year head coach Eric Reveno. They played their home games at the Chiles Center. They finished the season with 20–12, 7–7 in WCC play and lost the first round in the 2011 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to Loyola Marymount. They were invited to the 2011 CollegeInsider.com Tournament which they lost to Hawaii in the first round.

2011–12 Portland Pilots men's basketball team

The 2011–12 Portland Pilots men's basketball team represented the University of Portland in the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pilots, members of the West Coast Conference, were led by sixth-year head coach Eric Reveno. They played their home games at the Chiles Center. They finished the season 7–24, 3–13 in WCC play to finish in eighth place and lost in the second round of the West Coast Conference Tournament to San Francisco.

2012–13 Portland Pilots men's basketball team

The 2012–13 Portland Pilots men's basketball team represented the University of Portland during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pilots were members of the West Coast Conference and were led by seventh-year head coach Eric Reveno. They played their home games at the Chiles Center. They finished the season 11–21, 4–12 in WCC play to finish in a tie for seventh place. They lost in the first round of the WCC Tournament to Loyola Marymount.

2012–13 Portland Pilots women's basketball team

The 2012–13 Portland Pilots women's basketball team is representing the University of Portland in the 2012–13 college basketball season. This is head coach Jim Sollar's twenty-sixth season at Portland. The Pilots are members of the West Coast Conference and will play their home games at Chiles Center.

2013–14 Portland Pilots men's basketball team

The 2013–14 Portland Pilots men's basketball team represented the University of Portland during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pilots, led by eighth-year head coach Eric Reveno, played their home games at the Chiles Center and were members of the West Coast Conference. They finished the season 15–16, 7–11 in WCC play to finish in a tie for sixth place. They lost in the first round of the West Coast Conference Tournament to Loyola Marymount.

2013–14 Portland Pilots women's basketball team

The 2013–14 Portland Pilots women's basketball team represented the University of Portland in the 2013–14 college basketball season. It was head coach Jim Sollar's twenty-seventh and final season at Portland. The Pilots were members of the West Coast Conference and played their home games at the Chiles Center.

2014–15 Portland Pilots men's basketball team

The 2014–15 Portland Pilots men's basketball team represented the University of Portland during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pilots, led by ninth-year head coach Eric Reveno, played their home games at the Chiles Center and were members of the West Coast Conference. They finished the season 17–16, 7–11 in WCC play to finish in a three-way tie for sixth place. They advanced to the semifinals of the WCC Tournament where they lost to BYU. They were invited to the CollegeInsdier.com Tournament where they lost in the first round to Sacramento State.

2014–15 Portland Pilots women's basketball team

The 2014–15 Portland Pilots women's basketball team will represent the University of Portland in the 2014–15 college basketball season. It was head coach Cheryl Sorensen's first season as head coach at Portland. The Pilots were members of the West Coast Conference and play their home games at the Chiles Center. They finished the season 4–26, 2–16 in WCC play to finish in last place. They lost in the first round of the WCC Women's Tournament to Santa Clara.

2015–16 Portland Pilots men's basketball team

The 2015–16 Portland Pilots men's basketball team represented the University of Portland during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pilots, led by tenth-year head coach Eric Reveno, played their home games at the Chiles Center and were members of the West Coast Conference. They finished the season 12–20, 6–12 in WCC play to finish in a three way tie for seventh place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the WCC Tournament to Gonzaga.

On March 15, 2016, the school fired head coach Eric Reveno. He finished at Portland with a 10-year record of 140–178.

2015–16 Portland Pilots women's basketball team

The 2015–16 Portland Pilots women's basketball team represented the University of Portland in the 2015–16 NCAA Division I women's basketball season college basketball season. The Pilots, led by second year coach Cheryl Sorensen. They played their homes games at Chiles Center and were members of the West Coast Conference. They finished the season 3–27, 1–17 in WCC play to finish in last place. They lost in the first round of the WCC Women's Tournament to Loyola Marymount.

2016–17 Portland Pilots men's basketball team

The 2016–17 Portland Pilots men's basketball team represented the University of Portland during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pilots, led by first-year head coach Terry Porter, played their home games at the Chiles Center as members of the West Coast Conference. They finished the season 11–22, 2–16 in WCC play to finish in last place. They defeated San Diego in the first round of the WCC Tournament to advance to the quarterfinals where they lost to Saint Mary's.

2016–17 Portland Pilots women's basketball team

The 2016–17 Portland Pilots women's basketball team represented the University of Portland in the 2016–17 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Pilots, led by third year coach Cheryl Sorensen. They played their homes games at Chiles Center and were members of the West Coast Conference. They finished the season 6–24, 4–14 in WCC play to finish in last place. They lost in the first round of the WCC Women's Tournament to Pacific.

2017–18 Portland Pilots men's basketball team

The 2017–18 Portland Pilots men's basketball team represented the University of Portland during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pilots, led by second-year head coach Terry Porter, played their home games at the Chiles Center as members of the West Coast Conference. They finished the season 10–22, 4–14 in WCC play to finish in ninth place. They lost in the first round of the WCC Tournament to Loyola Marymount.

2017–18 Portland Pilots women's basketball team

The 2017–18 Portland Pilots women's basketball team represents the University of Portland in the 2017–18 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Pilots were led by fourth year coach Cheryl Sorensen. They play their homes games at Chiles Center and were members of the West Coast Conference. They finished the season 7–23, 3–15 in WCC play to finish in last place. They lost in the first round of the WCC Women's Tournament to Pacific.

2018–19 Portland Pilots men's basketball team

The 2018–19 Portland Pilots men's basketball team represents the University of Portland during the 2018–19 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pilots, led by third-year head coach Terry Porter, play their home games at the Chiles Center as members of the West Coast Conference. They finished the season 7–25, 0-16 in WCC play to finish in last place. They lost in the first round of the WCC Tournament to San Diego.

2018–19 Portland Pilots women's basketball team

The 2018–19 Portland Pilots women's basketball team represents the University of Portland in the 2018–19 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Pilots were led by fifth year coach Cheryl Sorensen. They play their homes games at Chiles Center and were members of the West Coast Conference. They finished the season 13–17, 5–13 in WCC play to finish in eighth place. They lost in the first round of the WCC Women's Tournament to San Francisco.

On March 12, Cheryl Sorensen has agreed to parted ways. She finished at Portland with a 5 year record of 33–117. On March 27, former George Fox head coach Michael Meek as the new coach.

Portland Pilots men's basketball

The Portland Pilots men's basketball team represents the University of Portland, located in Portland, Oregon, United States, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. They have played their home games at the Chiles Center since 1984, and are members of the West Coast Conference. On March 15, 2016, the university fired head coach Eric Reveno after 10 seasons.

Portland Pilots women's basketball

The Portland Pilots women's basketball team represents the University of Portland, located in Portland, Oregon, United States, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. They play their home games at the Chiles Center and are members of the West Coast Conference.

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