Watch the Redbird Basketball Media Conferences Live

Dec. 28, 2012

NORMAL, Ill. - Fans can watch Friday's men's and women's basketball media conferences, beginning at 1 p.m., from the media room in Redbird Arena. The event will be streamed live on

The Redbird men's basketball team (9-3) tips off the Missouri Valley Conference season Sunday, Dec. 30 at Indiana State. Illinois State then opens the MVC home schedule against No. 12 Creighton Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 7:05 p.m. Tickets to the game are still available by calling (309) 438-8000.

The Illinois State women's basketball team (7-4) is getting ready for its final nonconference matchup of the year, as ISU takes on Butler Sunday, Dec. 30. The Redbirds will begin Valley play Friday, Jan. 4 against Northern Iowa on Doug Collins Court at Redbird Arena.

Friday's press conference will feature men's basketball junior guard Bryant Allen and sophomore guard Johnny Hill, followed by women's basketball senior guard Jamie Russell. The men's press conference will begin at 1 p.m., followed by the women's at 1:30 p.m.

Live video of the press conference can be seen on, the Illinois State Athletics Department's exclusive multimedia platform. The video will also be archived following the completion of the press conference and can then be viewed on demand. Weekly programming schedules and complete information are also available online. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics, tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.