Due to winter weather conditions affecting the southern part of the country, Tennessee-Martin was unable to make the trip to Normal, Ill., for Sunday's game, forcing the cancellation of Illinois State vs. Tennessee-Martin. The game will not be rescheduled this season.
An offensively challenged first half proved too much for the Illinois State women's basketball team to overcome, as the Redbirds fell to Northern Illinois, 57-52, Thursday night in Redbird Arena. Stekara Hall and Octavia Crump each registered career-highs, with 21 and 15 points, respectively.
After a week-long trip to the Bahamas, the Illinois State women's basketball team will be back in Redbird Arena, when it hosts in-state rival Northern Illinois Thursday at 7:05 p.m.
Sophomore guards Alexis Foley and Nick Zeisloft were named the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the first time in both of their careers, as announced by the league office Wednesday. It is the first scholar-athlete for a Redbird men's student-athlete and the fifth for the Redbird women.
Fans can watch Monday'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.