Who is ready to #BacktheBirds? For Redbird fans in the Chicagoland area, the Chicago Young Alumni Network is hosting a local Chicago watch party when Illinois State takes on Bradley.

The Redbirds will take on their rival in Redbird Arena, but fans can cheer loud and proud from Chicago.

When: Wednesday, January 17
5:30 p.m., party begins
6 p.m., tipoff
Where: Flagship Tavern and Grill, 1622 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago

Wear Redbird gear, bring some friends, and enjoy the #ChicagoRedbird camaraderie. Those planning to attend are encouraged to make table reservations. Table reservations go quickly but standing room is available.

Those that can’t attend the party, can watch the game on Fox Sports Midwest, NBC Sports Chicago or download the @TuneIn app.