More than just a place to change into their uniforms and receive pep talks before games, the locker room is a key part to the Illinois State student-athletes’ success on the court and off the court.

Private gifts designated to repurpose a former weight room have transformed this space into an area where the Redbirds can hold team meetings, review past games, study, and rest. In this room these players become friends, and these friends become a team.

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