University of Illinois Basketball SeatingWednesday, 6 November 2013
The University of Illinois opens up it's basketball season at home on Friday, and seats for the Illini's home games are going quickly.
Off-season renovations to the State Farm Center have proven to be popular with Illini fans, as the new premium seats are selling out fast.
Fewer than 100 Traditions Club and Lodge box seats remain this season, before the areas sell out.
U of I Athletic Director Mike Thomas says excitement surrounding head coach John Groce's team and nationally ranked recruiting class has caused a surge in ticket sales.
Illinois' season tips-off Friday night at seven, against Alabama State.