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Illini basketball to temporarily relocate to Springfield in 2015

October 30, 2014

The Illinois men's basketball team announced Thursday afternoon it will play five home games in Springfield in 2015-16. Illinois will host games at Prairie Capital Convention Center in November 2015. The team will play an exhibition game on Nov. 8 and then open the season on Nov. 13. The team will a...

State Farm Center floods, court possibly damaged

State Farm Center floods, court possibly damaged

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 28, 2014

Overnight flooding at State Farm Center might have damaged the arena’s basketball court. The court has been elevated on wood blocking to dry and will continue to be evaluated. A storm line blockage at approximately 3 a.m. Tuesday morning caused water to back up into the building. According to a press ...