STATEside, the daily campus blog from the staff of Illinois State magazine, will be reporting live from St. Louis starting Friday, March 8, from the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament.

You can track STATEside‘s stories, photos, and video from the MVC tournament at or the official Redbirds tournament HQ page. Follow @ISURedbirds and @IllinoisStateU for live updates.

STATEside will also be reporting live from the MVC women’s tournament March 14-17 in St. Charles, Missouri.

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