Illinois Honors Lou Henson, Names Court For Former Basketball CoachThe honor is one that Henson's supporters have long pushed for. And it comes as the 83-year-old Henson deals what he has called pre-leukemia.
Wisch: Illini Have The Talent, Now Need The ConsistencyJohn Groce's third year in Champaign comes with higher expectations.
Wisch: It's Time The Illini Erect Statues Honoring Butkus, HalasIt's time to honor the past and further connect Chicago to Champaign.
Illinois Trustees Give Groce Extension, Boost Arena Renovation BudgetJohn Groce is now under contract through the 2018-'19 season.
U Of I Expected To Boost Arena Renovation BudgetThe basketball arena's renovation budget would increase from $165 million to $169.5 million if the trustees agree. The extra money would cover additional costs related to a new scoreboard, video boards, marquee and other items.
Wisch: Suddenly, The Fun Is Back For Illini Basketball There's NCAA Tournament hope in Champaign, and that couldn't have been whispered two weeks ago.
Wisch: Illini Hoops Season Set To Begin, So Breathe EasyIt’s not just a new season for the Fighting Illini basketball team.
Wisch: It’s The State Farm Center, But It’ll Always Be ‘The Hall’Growing up, I always believed that besides the Sears Tower, Assembly Hall’s spaceship-shaped silhouette is the most recognizable of any building in Illinois. And now, just like how the Sears Tower has become the Willis Tower, the Assembly Hall has a new name as well.
Assembly Hall Renamed 'State Farm Center'The University of Illinois' home for basketball has a new name.