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After missing tourney, Illinois State coach uses twitter to land non-conference game

MVC Basketball Tournament - Championship

ST. LOUIS, MO - MARCH 5: Head coach Dan Muller of the Illinois State Redbirds directs his players against the Wichita State Shockers during the Missouri Valley Conference Basketball Tournament Championship game at the Scottrade Center on March 5, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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Illinois State found themselves on the wrong side of the bubble on Selection Sunday.

It wasn’t much of a surprise, to be honest. The Redbirds had won just a single game against top 80 competition, and that came against in-league rival Wichita State.

That was never going to be enough to get them a bid, not when Wichita State was a No. 10 seed.

So head coach Dan Muller took to twitter to try and find a non-conference game:

And guess what ... it worked!

I don’t know why these mid-majors coaches complain about not being able to get games.

Just tweet out a bitmoji and you’re good to go.

Seems pretty simple to me.