Archive for the ‘Gentile’ Category

First Men’s Basketball Game!!

the joe
11.22.11

The first home men’s basketball game since the renovation of “The Joe” (Gentile)

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Gentile Floor Seats!!

11.04.11

Countdown to the first men’s basketball game is 22 days!! The seating crews are working long hours to get all of the seats that sit on the floor done as soon as possible….all of this floor seating is creating a very intimate sport setting in Gentile that all fans should be excited about. If we […]

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Gentile Floor is Done!!

10.25.11

With almost exactly one month until the Loyola Men’s Basketball home opener, the Gentile Arena court is officially complete! The lengthy process of completing the gym floor to almost one whole month to complete. Several stages of flooring included sanding, staining, painting, sanding again, and installing electrical work have left Loyola with a beautiful floor. […]

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Joseph J. Gentile (1924-2011)

10.11.11

Joseph J. Gentile, a Loyola alum, an avid supporter of Rambler athletics, and the namesake of the Gentile Arena, has passed away. Services are pending and more details will be available soon.  To read more about this story, please visit: http://www.suntimes.com/sports/colleges/8144855-418/joe-gentile-gave-35m-to-help-loyola-build-campus-arena-dies.html

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Alumni Gym Center Court Placement

09.28.11

So what happened with Alumni Gym’s historic gymnasium court? Well much of it was salvaged so that the Athletic Department could sell it to fans, alumni, etc., but the center court was salvaged so that it could be used in the new Gentile Arena. We were able to catch the construction workers right in the […]

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