ISU to face Morehead State in College Basketball Invitational


Illinois State’s men’s basketball team will face Morehead State in a College Basketball Invitational [CBI] first-round game at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday at Redbird Arena.

Morehead State arrives at the tournament with a 20-13 record, while the Redbirds come off of a loss to Missouri State in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament with a 16-15 record.

“We’ve had good practices this weekend,” head coach Dan Muller said. “I told them [ISU players] when the game was and what the situation was and expect to have a couple of great practices the next couple days.”

If ISU defeats Morehead State, it will face Wyoming or Texas A&M in the quarterfinals on March 24 at a site to be determined. The semifinals begin March 31.

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