Illinois State men’s basketball opens the 2015 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament this Friday at 2:30 p.m. at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. The fourth-seeded Redbirds will play the fifth-seeded Evansville Purple Aces.

The MVC Tournament games on Friday and Saturday will be broadcast on Comcast SportsNet Chicago and Fox Sports Midwest. Sunday’s Championship will air on CBS.

Visit for the latest news and MVC Tournament information. Don’t miss the latest Redbird apparel from the Weibring Golf Club at the Embassy Suites St. Louis-Downtown.


Illinois State Athletics and the Alumni Association invite you to the annual Redbird Rally at the Budweiser Brew House inside the new Ballpark Village next to Busch Stadium. The Budweiser Brew House will be the fan hangout before and after every Redbird tournament game.

When: Doors open at 10 a.m. Rally starts at 11 a.m., Friday, March 6.
Where: Budweiser Brew House
Cost: Free to attend with food and drink options available for purchase.

Fans of all ages are welcome.


For Redbird fans in the Chicagoland area, a watch party has been set up at Flagship in Chicago.

When: 2 p.m. Friday, March 6
Where: Flagship Tavern and Grill, 1622 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
Cost: Free to attend with food and drink options available for purchase.

If you plan on attending the watch party in Chicago, please RSVP to Lindsay Vahl ’06, M.S. ’09, to help us plan for the correct number of guests.