Cintas Center
Cintas Center is a 10,250 seat multi-purpose arena and conference center at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. The arena officially opened in 2000 and was constructed through private donations as part of Xavier University's Century Campaign. It is home to the Xavier University Musketeers basketball and volleyball teams.

Cintas Center is one of the premiere college basketball arenas in the country. Through the 2007-08 season the men's and women's basketball teams have compiled 106-16 and 102-27 records, respectively, making it one of the toughest home courts. Men's basketball games average over 10,000 fans at each game. In the spring of 2009, Cintas Center was voted the 3rd "Toughest Place to Play" in a poll conducted by EA Sports Cintas Center hosted the Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Championship in 2007 and 1st & 2nd Round games of the 2010 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship. Cintas Center also hosted the Atlantic 10 Women's Volleyball Championship in 2010 and is a perennial site for OHSAA boy's basketball state tournament games. It will again host 1st & 2nd rounds of the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship in 2011. Within the main arena are 22 luxury boxes as well as the Joseph Club, a VIP bar overlooking the court. A practice facility, the Kohlhepp Family Auxiliary Gym, is attached to the arena and is used by the athletic teams, as well as being used as additional event space, when needed. There are also a state-of-the-art weight and training rooms as well as 4 large locker rooms. There is also a media room that is used for a work room as well as press conferences. The 2008-09 season saw a new design for the basketball floor. The arena saw a multi-million dollar technology upgrade during the summer of 2010. A new, 10mm centerhung Mitsubishi DiamondVision video board was installed along with 16.5mm LSI/SACO scoring panels, a 360º ring and almost 600' of LED fascia ribbon board. An auxiliary scoreboard was also installed on the north wall of the arena. The luxury suites and Joseph Club were also renovated. As a concert venue Cintas Center can seat as few as 2,000 or as many as 10,000. The arena features 15,000 square feet (1,400 m 2) of space. It also is used for trade shows, conventions, and corporate meetings, among other events. Cintas Center also hosts upwards of 30 graduations each year.

Concerts, Performers & Speakers at Cintas Center
  • Bob Dylan
  • Michael Moore
  • Dave Chappelle
  • Trey Anastasio
  • Cornel West
  • Talib Kweli
  • Guster
  • Chuck D
  • Paul Rusesabagina
  • Sr. Helen Prejean
  • Ben Folds
  • Andrew Bird
  • O.A.R.
  • The Isley Brothers
  • Jane Goodall
  • Paula Deen
  • John Boehner
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
  • Demetri Martin
  • Ann Coulter
  • Jack's Mannequin
  • Dane Cook
  • Aaron Feuerstein
  • Jason Mraz
  • Sarah Brightman
  • The Wiggles
  • Dave Ramsey
  • Blessid Union of Souls
  • Sean Hannity
  • Jim Rome
  • The Wreckers
  • Taking Back Sunday
  • Fr. John Corapi

Schiff Family Conference Center and Duff Banquet Center
The Schiff Family Conference Center has 5,600 sq ft (520 m 2) of meeting space spread across 5 conference rooms and 1 executive board room. One floor below is the 12,000 sq ft (1,100 m 2) James & Caroline Duff Banquet Center. All rooms are able to be reconfigured to meet the needs of individual meetings. The space is home to over 1,500 events each year as Cintas Center's central location and ample parking make it ideal to host anything from a corporate meeting to a high school prom. There is on-site catering as well as in house audio-visual services making it even easier to host events at Cintas Center.


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