The I-74 Rivalry renewed Sunday night at Redbird Arena. The 2021-22 seasons first edition was a game of runs, with Bradley taking a 35-15 lead in the first half, but Illinois State rallying to win the game 74-65.
It was snowing and cold outside, but inside Redbird Arena Illinois State navigated its way through a tough battle against I-74 rival Bradley. The Redbirds (5-7) beat the Braves (3-7) 64-57 to pick up their fourth win in their last six games.
Normal West standout tight end Max Ziebarth signed with Illinois State University and Metamora standout girls basketball player Brooklyn Marshall put pen to paper as she signed with Olivet Nazarene University.
The Illinois State volleyball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament once again. The Redbirds won the Missouri Valley Conference’s automatic bid for the third straight time, after a 3-2 win over Loyola Chicago in the MVC Tournament Championship Game.