State Farm Center
There’s NCAA Tournament hope in Champaign, and that couldn’t have been whispered two weeks ago.
It’s not just a new season for the Fighting Illini basketball team.
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.
The University of Illinois’ home for basketball has a new name.