Illinois State Athletics has announced that tickets are now available for the Tip-Off Luncheon, which features head men’s basketball coach Dan Muller and head women’s basketball coach Kristen Gillespie.

The luncheon will be held Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Hancock Stadium Club. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. with food being served at 12 p.m. and the program beginning at 12:15 p.m.

The Tip-Off Luncheon will be held in advance of the start of the 2021-22 campaign, with both teams opening the regular season on Tuesday, Nov. 9, with the women’s basketball team heading to Northern Illinois while the men’s basketball team hosts UNCW at Redbird Arena.

Luncheon tickets are available to the public for $15 per person. A table of eight can also be booked for $120. Registrations can be made online at using the promo code TIPOFF21 or by contacting the ISU Athletics Ticket Office at (309) 438-8000.

Questions regarding the luncheon should be directed to Marianne Riddell at (309) 438-5455.

*NOTE: Face coverings are required in all ISU public indoor spaces to align with updated CDC masking recommendations.