Brent Yarina, BTN.com Senior Editor, August 24, 2015
Who's excited about the design for the new Lou Henson Court?! #ILLINI ? pic.twitter.com/LxsdD6Y4xx— Illinois Athletics (@IlliniAthletics) August 24, 2015
The court at State Farm Center will be named "Lou Henson Court," the school announced in a press conference Monday.
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Henson, 83, went 423-224, including 214-164 in Big Ten play, in 21 seasons (1975-76 to 1995-96) in Champaign; he's best known for guiding the 1988-89 Illini, appropriately nicknamed the Flyin' Illini, to the 1989 Final Four.
See a picture of the new State Farm Center court design in the tweet above.
And watch @IlliniMBB's tribute to Henson in the video below.
Take a trip down memory lane...Lou Henson's #Illini years.— Illinois Basketball (@IlliniMBB) August 24, 2015