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Redbird Arena is set to be renamed CEFCU Arena pending a vote Friday at the Board of Trustees meeting. 

Redbird Arena, home of Illinois State volleyball, basketball and the Gamma Phi Circus, is set to become CEFCU Arena as part of a corporate sponsorship. 

Over 10 years, Citizens Equity First Credit Union will be paying $3.1 million to obtain the naming rights "in addition to certain related sponsorship and hospitability opportunities," according to the university.

This deal will be finalized at the Board of Trustees meeting at 9 a.m. Friday in the Old Main Room in the Bone Student Center. 

SCOTT PREROST is Sports Editor for The Vidette. Prerost can be conactacted at swprero@ilstu.edu. Follow Prerost on Twitter at @Scotty_Prerost   

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