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The Centenary Gentlemen basketball team represents Centenary College, located in Shreveport, Louisiana, in NCAA Division III men's basketball competition. The "Gentlemen" nickname is exclusive to men's athletes and teams; Ladies is used for women's teams and athletes. The team is a member of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, which is part of the NCAA Division III. Prior to 2011, Centenary was a member of the NCAA Division I, and competed in the Summit League.

Centenary Gentlemen
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UniversityCentenary College of Louisiana
ConferenceSouthern Collegiate Athletic Conference
LocationShreveport, Louisiana
ArenaGold Dome
(Capacity: 3,000)
ColorsMaroon and White[1]
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours

Conference Tournament Champions
TAAC/A-Sun: 1980
Conference Regular Season Champions
TAAC/A-Sun: 1990

Recent coaching historyEdit

The Gentlemen were coached by Rob Flaska from 2005 until 2008. His contract was not renewed after the 2007-08 season.[2] Greg Gary was hired to replace him. Mark Richmond has become the assistant coach for the Gents and brings big-time Big East experience from West Virginia to the staff. He has worked under both Bob Huggins and John Beilein. In 2010 Adam Walsh became the head coach of The Gents.

Gentlemen in the NBAEdit

Notable playersEdit

See Category:Centenary Gentlemen basketball players There have been notable players such as Robert Parish, Mitchell Ratcliff,Larry Robinson, Daniel Mazzanti,Ethan Laettner, and Jonathan Murphy.


  1. ^ "Centenary Brand & Graphic Standards". April 27, 2016. Retrieved August 7, 2016.
  2. ^ Centenary hires well-traveled Gary to replace Flaska

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