|Full name||The Earle A. & Virginia H. Chiles Center|
|Location||University Park, Portland, Oregon|
|Owner||University of Portland|
|Broke ground||May 18, 1983|
|OSAA Class 6A State Basketball Championships (1997-1998 and 2015-present)|
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.
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. In 2010, the scoreboard over center court was replaced with a new center-hung video system. In addition to the video system, two new basketball scoreboards were installed along with three-sided shot clocks. 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.
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