Illinois State men’s basketball travels to Northwestern November 17 for a nonconference matchup at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Prior to the game, we’re getting Illinois State alumni and Redbird fans together at JP’s Pizza and Grill in Wilmette to get the night started right!

For $10 per person, enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza, salad, and soft drinks. A cash bar will be available. Game tickets are not included.

If you want to attend the game, wear your red, and sit with other Redbird fans, you can purchase game tickets for just $15 by using promo code REDBIRDS online or by calling 888-467-8775 ext. 9001. Tickets for Illinois State fans will be placed in the same section.

What: Illinois State basketball pregame dinner
Where: JP’s Pizza & Grill, 509 Fourth Street, Wilmette
When: 5–7 p.m. November 17. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 per person, includes all-you-can-eat pizza, salad, and soft drinks. Cash bar is available.

Parking is available in the parking lot behind the building or on the street in front of the restaurant. You will need to travel to the game on your own.

Register online by November 14 or by calling Alumni Relations at (309) 438-2586. Please direct any questions regarding this event to Alumni Relations at or by calling (309) 438-2586.