Both the Illinois State men’s and women’s basketball teams are preparing for their respective 2011–2012 campaigns. Before the season starts, catch the teams as they host their annual Redbird HoopFest. The event is set for 7 p.m. on Friday, October 14, inside Horton Field House.

The event, which is free to the public, will feature a three-point shooting contest, a dunk contest, and intrasquad scrimmages by both teams.