The University of Illinois announced Thursday  that it has reached an agreement with the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield (IL) to host five Illinois men’s basketball games in November 2015.

The Illini will make its debut at the PCCC on November 8, 2015 for an exhibition game.  They return to Springfield for the regular season opener on November 13th, followed by a game on November 15th.  Illinois makes its final visit to the Convention Center in Springfield on November 21st and 23rd

The State Farm Center in Champaign will be in the final phase of renovation efforts when next year’s college basketball season begins.  The Illini are scheduled to return to State Farm Center for basketball in December (2015).