Dan Muller is used to dealing with lots of unknowns heading into a basketball season. But his ninth season as Illinois State University men’s hoops coach will most certainly include more unknowns than any other.
Illinois State University Athletics Director Larry Lyons said coaches and athletic department staff are reinforcing the need for mask compliance and social distancing after seeing a rise in coronavirus cases among student-athletes.
Illinois State University women’s basketball coach Kristen Gillespie came into the program three years ago with a tough task of rebuilding a struggling team. Now, the team is on track to becoming an elite contender in the Missouri Valley Conference.
The Missouri Valley Conference has announced Illinois State men’s basketball will be featured 10 times this season as part of the league’s live event package with ESPN, according to a news release issued by the Valley.