Redbirds Gameday LIVE at Taste of Redbirds

January 27, 2014

NORMAL, Ill. – The Illinois State Athletics Department is proud to announce the addition of Redbirds Gameday LIVE with men’s basketball head coach Dan Muller, in the Northeast corner of Horton Field House, during the eleventh-annual Taste of Redbirds, Saturday, Feb. 1 from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. 

Redbirds Gameday LIVE will feature interviews with former student-athletes, including retro basketball player in-depth looks, a brief commentary on the current basketball season, a spring sports preview and breakdown of the day’s matchup with Drake, beginning at 3:05 p.m. at Redbird Arena. Coach Muller will join the show for 10 minutes, starting around 1:20 p.m.

All fans in attendance are encouraged to stop by the Gameday LIVE setup and watch the show live., Illinois State Athletics’ live and on-demand online video streaming platform, will carry Redbirds Gameday LIVE for subscribers. For more information about becoming a subscribing member of RedbirdHD.TV, please visit

This year's Taste of Redbirds will be held from 12:30-2:30 p.m., prior to the 3:05 p.m. tipoff for the Missouri Valley Conference contest dubbed as this season’s Retro Day. In honor of the day’s event, the ISU’s men’s team will be wearing replica I-state uniforms, similar to the uniforms worn by the 1972-73 team. 

On sale at the Taste this year for $29.99, is the official vintage T-shirt of Retro Day, designed by Homage. The cotton, poly and rayon blend unisex slim-fit T-shirt will also be available for purchase at The Alamo II, during the game at Redbird Arena on Feb. 1 only and on, while supplies last.

Admission to the Taste is free, but $1 tickets for food and beverages (while supplies last) will be available for purchase at the event. Participating local vendors include Alexander's Steakhouse, Avanti's Italian Restaurant, Bandanas Bar-B-Q, Beer Nuts, Benchwarmer’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, D. P. Dough, Denny's Doughnuts and Bakery, Elroy’s and Moe's Southwest Grill, with potential for more to be added prior to the event.

For more information on the Taste of Redbirds, please visit or call (309) 438-3803. Tickets for this game can be purchased online at, by-phone at (309) 438-8000 or in-person at one of the ISU Athletics Ticket Offices located either at Redbird Arena or Hancock Stadium, open Monday thru Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.