Oklahoma to get $7 million upgrade to basketball facilities

The Oklahoma Sooners are set to receive a huge upgrade to the current basketball facilities.

This weekend, the school announecd a $7 million addition to the Lloyd Noble Center which will include improved strength and conditioning facilities.

There is currently no timeframe for the construction and upgrades.

“This facility is an elite sports science center that will enhance our ability to train student-athletes,” said OU Vice President and Director of Athletics Joe Castiglione in the release.

“We are focused on innovation and with this addition we move forward again in optimizing what student-athletes can achieve at the University of Oklahoma. We are committed to providing our student-athletes with a championship experience on every level and this is another project that reinforces our dedication.

“We need facilities that represent OU and its excellent tradition. This new facility will help our student-athletes reach their full potential and will also allow us to successfully compete with other schools for the absolute best recruits.”

A fancy new addition to Lloyd Noble Center will certainly help the Sooners out in recruiting.

According to the release, the funding for the renovation project was raised by private funds and athletics funds.

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