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Basketball teams headed to MVC tournaments

For the first two weekends of March, Missouri Valley Conference fans will invade St. Louis with the hope of watching their team punch the ticket to “The Big Dance.”

Join fellow Illinois State alumni and fans in cheering on the Redbirds for each of the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference tournaments. The men’s competition is March 3-6 at the Scottrade Center. Head coach Tim Jankovich and the men’s basketball team will attempt to play in their third Valley Tournament championship game in four seasons.

The Redbirds will stay at the Millennium Hotel in downtown St. Louis. To reserve a room at the team hotel, call (800) 325-7353 and reference the Illinois State Fan Block for the MVC men’s tournament. Make reservations online at and use the promo code 1103MVCFAN. Tournament information is available at

March 10-13 first-year head coach Stephanie Glance will have the women’s basketball team ready for the women’s edition of Arch Madness at Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri.

The Redbirds will stay at the Sheraton Lakeside Chalet in Westport, Missouri. Make your reservation by calling (888) 627-7066 and reference the Illinois State Fan Block for the MVC Women’s Tournament. To make reservations online, visit Go to for more information.

Tickets for either tournament are available online at, or by calling the Illinois State Athletics Ticket Office at (309) 438-8000.