State Farm Center Among Three Finalists for IHSA Basketball Finals


 (CHAMPAIGN) -- Champaign-Urbana is one of three sites in the running to host the IHSA boys basketball state finals in 2016. The State Farm Center, along with the Peoria Civic Center and the Sears Centre (Hoffman Estates) submitted bids for the tournament. The Sears Centre submitted a bid for the class 3-A and 4-A games, while the Civic Center and the State Farm Center submitted bids for all classes.

On the girls side, Illinois State's Redbird Arena and Bradley's Renaissance Coliseum submitted bids for all classes.

The IHSA is expected to pick a winner within the next couple months.

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