The Missouri Valley Conference basketball tournaments will again be in the St. Louis area during the first two weekends of March.

Head coach Dan Muller and the men’s team will attempt to reach their third championship game during play at the Scottrade Center March 6-9. The Embassy Suites in downtown St. Louis will be the official ISU team hotel. Call (314) 269-5900 and reference the Illinois State fan block.

Head coach Barb Smith will lead the women’s basketball team March 13-16 at the Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri. The Redbirds will stay at the Sheraton Lakeside Chalet in Westport, Missouri. Call (888) 627-7066 and mention the ISU fan block.

To order tickets for either tournament, visit or call the ISU Athletics tickets office at (309) 438-8000.