For a program-record fifth-consecutive year, the Illinois State men's basketball team has earned Missouri Valley Conference scholar-athlete recognition. ISU redshirt sophomore guard Nick Zeisloft was named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team, released by the league office Thursday morning.
After earning the No. 5 seed in this week's Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, Illinois State will face No. 4-seeded Missouri State in the tournament quarterfinals Friday at 2:35 p.m. at Scottrade Center.
The Illinois State men's basketball team will tip off Missouri Valley Conference Tournament play Friday at 2:35 p.m. against Missouri State, and before the game, ISU fans are encouraged to stop by Pi Pizzeria for the `Redbird Rally,' between 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fans can watch Tuesday's men's and women's basketball media conferences, featuring men's basketball coach Dan Muller and women's basketball coach Barb Smith, beginning at 1 p.m., from the media room in Redbird Arena. The event will be streamed live on RedbirdHD.tv.
Illinois State junior guard Daishon Knight and freshman center Reggie Lynch each garnered two All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in recognition of their efforts during the 2013-14 regular season, as released by the league office Tuesday morning.