Wednesday's Game To Feature Special Recognition

Feb. 26, 2013

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NORMAL, Ill. - Wednesday night's Illinois State versus Missouri State men's basketball game will include special events throughout the evening, including senior recognition, a presentation for retiring ISU President Dr. Al Bowman, and his wife, Linda, plus the announcement of this year's Golden Redbird Award winner.

Fans are encouraged to arrive early, as senior men's basketball players Tyler Brown, Jackie Carmichael, Anthony Cousin and John Wilkins, along with senior manager Trevor Branyik, will be honored beginning at approximately 6:45 p.m. Then, at halftime, Dr. and Mrs. Bowman will be recognized for their continued support of Illinois State Athletics. There will also be a halftime presentation of the Joseph F. Warner Golden Redbird Award, which is ISU's highest honor bestowed to non-athletes.

 

 

In addition to Senior Night, Wednesday's game is also Fan Appreciation Night. Upper bowl tickets are available for just $5 by calling the Redbird Arena ticket office at (309) 438-8000, by purchasing them on GoRedbirds.com or by visiting the Redbird Arena ticket office. Giveaways will also take place throughout the evening.

The Redbirds (16-13, 7-9 Missouri Valley Conference) enter Wednesday's 7:05 p.m. matchup against Missouri State (9-20, 6-10 MVC) with just two Missouri Valley Conference contests remaining. The game's outcome will impact Illinois State's seeding in next week's Valley Tournament.

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