Redbird Basketball

Illinois State
Southern Illinois


February 16th, 2014

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2:05 p.m.



Redbird Arena
Normal, Ill.

About Play 4Kay

The 2014 Play 4Kay initiative is an opportunity for a nation of coaches to raise breast cancer awareness and funds for research on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond. The Illinois State University women's basketball team will be wearing pink jerseys and shoes for the game. All fans are encouraged to wear pink to show their support of breast cancer awareness.

Since its inception in 2007, the Play 4Kay initiative has raised over $2.5 million to support women's cancer research, with Illinois State contributing $21,000 last year alone. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is the official charity of the initiative.


Stay up to date on information about this year's event with all the latest press releases.

Play 4Kay On The Horizon

Play 4Kay On The Horizon
Fans are encouraged to wear pink to show their support.

Illinois State Athletics, in partnership with title sponsor Advocate Bromenn Medical Center, is proud to announce the return of its fourth-annual women's basketball Play 4Kay cancer awareness game...Read More

Cancer Recognition

Luminaries on Sale to Support Cancer Research
Luminaries will be on sale at all women's basketball games until the event.

With the return of the fourth-annual women's basketball Play 4Kay cancer awareness game on the horizon, Illinois State Athletics will be raising money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund by...Read More

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Play 4Kay T-Shirts on Sale
The "United We Stand" Nike Dri-fit T-shirt is for sale for $30.

Shirts can be purchased at the Play 4Kay game February 16, near the East entrance on the arena concourse. Limited quantities....Read More


Play 4Kay Treadmills Return To Raise Money For Cancer Research
All raised funds will be donated to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

At the event, treadmill runners, joggers and walkers, along with three sprint triathletes, will be joining the women's basketball team courtside, raising money to ...Read More

Cancer Survivor Registration

Illinois State Athletics invites survivors of all types of cancer, and those currently battling the disease, to register for the annual Play 4Kay game. Each registrant will be invited to a pre-game social in the Legends Room at Redbird Arena from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Registrants can also receive up to three total complimentary tickets to the game and their guests are also welcome to attend the pre-game social. The pre-game social is sponsored by the Illinois State University Mennonite College of Nursing and the Student Nurses Association.

At halftime ISU Athletics invites any and all of the cancer survivors in attendance to be recognized and celebrated on Doug Collins Court. Select the register button to RSVP. Tickets will be mailed out after your registration is complete.

For questions about the Play 4Kay game, the pre-game reception, or the halftime recognition, please contact Zach Schroeder at (309) 438-3399 or by email at


special thanks to our partners

Advocate Brommen
Cancer Community Center
Mennonite College of Nursing