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Photos: Redbird basketball fans, then and now

The Redbird men will be decked out in replica “I State” uniforms—similar those worn by the 1972-73 team—when they take on Southern Illinois for Retro Night on February 2.

To help alumni get ready for Retro Night, the STATEside crew asked the Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives for some help building a photo gallery of Redbird fans over the years at Redbird Arena and Horton Field House.

And don’t miss the 3 p.m. Retro Night tipoff February 2. (Also, this year’s Taste of Redbirds event will be held from 12:30-2:30 p.m. that afternoon over at Horton.)

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Ryan Denham is a writer for University Marketing and Communications (UMC) and editor of the STATEside campus blog. UMC serves as a creative agency handling Illinois State’s messaging to internal and external audiences through marketing, publications, social networking, photography, and videography.