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Illinois says it will spend $30 million on renovations to its 20-year-old basketball practice facility.
 
The school said Monday the project will more than double the building's square footage and benefit both the men's and women's teams. Among the improvements: Added court space, improved sports medicine facilities and upgraded strength and conditioning areas.
 
The school said money for the project will come through a fundraising campaign.
 
The Illini had a 14-18 record in head coach Brad Underwood's first season.

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