Included in the plans for renovation are sliding the floor closer to the seats in the south end zone while constructing permanent seats where the temporary bleachers are in the south end zone, Sayler said. There also will be club level seating both for fans and a student section.
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“The basketball question is the one I get now after what we’ve done with football and baseball and hockey,” Sayler said. “I feel like I have good plan for the board to move forward, but obviously we need the president’s buy in, and he’s very interested.”
Sayler said the basketball project, which will include court usage for students in the practice facility when the teams aren't working out, will be his primary focus after hiring Jack Owens as the men's coach and Megan Duffy as the women's coach within the last two weeks.