Christl Arena

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Christl Arena
Holleder Center
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Full nameEdward C. Christl Jr. Arena
Location600 Thayer Road
West Point, NY 10996
Coordinates 41°23′11″N73°57′57″W / 41.38641°N 73.96571°W / 41.38641; -73.96571 Coordinates: 41°23′11″N73°57′57″W / 41.38641°N 73.96571°W / 41.38641; -73.96571
OwnerU.S. Military Academy
OperatorU.S. Military Academy
Capacity 5,043 (basketball)
SurfaceHardwood
Construction
Broke groundApril 1983
Opened1 October 1985
Construction cost$16 million
(entire Holleder Center)
($38 million in 2019 dollars [1] )
Tenants
Army Black Knights
(men's and women's basketball)

Christl Arena is a 5,043-seat, multi-purpose arena in West Point, New York. It was built in 1985 as part of the Major Donald W. Holleder Center, which also houses Tate Rink. It is home to the United States Military Academy's Army Black Knights men's and women's basketball teams. It was named after 1st Lieutenant Edward C. Christl Jr. '44, a former basketball captain who was killed in combat in Austria during World War II. (Maj. Holleder, '56, the namesake of the athletic center, was an All-American football and basketball player killed in combat in Vietnam in 1967.)

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The arena hosted portions of the 1995 and 1999 Patriot League men's basketball tournaments, as well as portions of the 2006 and 2008 Patriot League women's basketball tournament, including the 2006 Patriot League championship game, as Army defeated Holy Cross, clinching the first Division I NCAA Tournament bid in program history.

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2016–17 Army Black Knights womens basketball team Intercollegiate basketball season

The 2016–17 Army Black Knights men's basketball team represented the United States Military Academy during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Black Knights, led by eleventh year head coach Dave Magarity, played their home games at Christl Arena and were members of the Patriot League. They finished the season 22–9, 12–6 in Patriot League play to finish in third place. They advanced to the semifinals of the Patriot League Women's Tournament where they lost to Navy. Despite having 22 wins, they missed the postseason tournament for the first time since 2014.

2017–18 Army Black Knights mens basketball team American college basketball season

The 2017–18 Army Black Knights men's basketball team represented the United States Military Academy during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Black Knights, led by second-year head coach Jimmy Allen, played their home games at Christl Arena in West Point, New York as members of the Patriot League. They finished the season 13–17, 6–12 in Patriot League play to finish in a tie for eighth place. They lost in the first round of the Patriot League Tournament to Loyola (MD).

2017–18 Army Black Knights womens basketball team Intercollegiate basketball season

The 2017–18 Army Black Knights men's basketball team represents the United States Military Academy during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Black Knights, led by twelfth year head coach Dave Magarity, play their home games at Christl Arena and are members of the Patriot League. They finished the season 17–14, 9–9 in Patriot League play to finish in a tie for fourth place. They advanced to the semifinals of the Patriot League Women's Tournament where they lost to American.

2018–19 Army Black Knights mens basketball team American college basketball season

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2018–19 Army Black Knights womens basketball team Intercollegiate basketball season

The 2018–19 Army Black Knights men's basketball team represents the United States Military Academy during the 2018–19 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Black Knights, led by thirteenth year head coach Dave Magarity, play their home games at Christl Arena and were members of the Patriot League. They finished the season 11–19, 6–12 in Patriot League play to finish in seventh place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Women's Tournament to Lafayette.

2019–20 Army Black Knights mens basketball team American college basketball season

The 2019–20 Army Black Knights men's basketball team represented the United States Military Academy during the 2019–20 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Black Knights were led by fourth-year head coach Jimmy Allen, and played their home games at Christl Arena in West Point, New York as members of the Patriot League. They finished the season 15–15, 10–8 in Patriot League play to finish in a tie for fourth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Tournament to Lafayette.

The 1995 Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament was played at Christl Arena in West Point, New York and Cotterell Court in Hamilton, New York after the conclusion of the 1994–95 regular season. Colgate defeated #3 seed Navy, 68–63 in the championship game, to win its first Patriot League Tournament title. The Raiders earned an automatic bid to the 1995 NCAA Tournament as #16 seed in the Midwest region.

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