By WJBC Staff
NORMAL – Illinois State University women’s basketball has announced its non-conference schedule for the upcoming season.
The Redbirds will host Indianapolis in an exhibition game on Nov. 1 before opening the season on the road for the second-straight season at Dayton on Nov. 10. ISU will return to Redbird Arena for its home opener against St. Thomas on Nov. 15.
ISU will match up against the Big Ten’s Wisconsin and Purdue again this season, facing the Badgers on Nov. 20 at Redbird Arena and traveling to West Lafayette, Indiana, later in the year to play the Boilermakers on Dec. 11.
After playing Wisconsin, the Redbirds will take a trip over Thanksgiving break to play in the UNLV Thanksgiving Classic which will begin on Nov. 25 and run through Nov. 27.
The team will face a pair of Saint Louis based teams to kick off the month of December, facing St. Louis on the road on Dec. 3 and hosting Missouri-St. Louis on Dec. 6.
The Redbirds bring back 10 returners from last season’s MVC Championship and NCAA Tournament team.
The complete schedule can be found here.
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