JAKE ODUM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Indiana State still learning to win in post-Jake Odum era

With Indiana State riding a four-game losing streak, an upset victory Saturday at MAAC favorite Iona. The Sycamores were close late in the game, trailing by just one point in the final five minutes. But down the stretch the Sycamores lacked a go-to-guy, a role filled in the past by Jake Odum. Odum graduated after last season. Photo: Indiana State Athletics Indiana State’s guards...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Emotional Indiana State Hopes for NIT Bid After Championship Game Loss

Photo: AP | Bill Boyce Indiana State fought long and hard Sunday as it tried to punch its ticket to the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The Sycamores, who had defeated Loyola (Chicago) and Southern Illinois the previous two days to reach the MVC Tournament championship game, faced the tallest of tasks against No. 2 Wichita State. Indiana State (23-10, 12-6 MVC) trailed the undefeated Shockers...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana State knocks off Loyola of Chicago 75-62

ST. LOUIS -- Jake Odum scored 18 points as second-seeded Indiana State knocked off No. 10 seed Loyola of Chicago 75-62 in a Missouri Valley Conference quarterfinal Friday. Indiana State (21-9) shot 53 percent from the floor and made five 3-pointers. Justin Gant scored 14 points with four assists for the Sycamores and Devonte Brown added 12 points. Jeff White led Loyola (10-21) with...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Odum leads Indiana St. past Evansville 59-54

Jake Odum scored 22 points as Indiana State held off Evansville for a 59-54 win Wednesday night. Indiana State (21-6, 12-2 Missouri Valley) scored the game's first 10 points and held onto the lead until an Egidiju Mockevicius layup gave Evansville a 47-46 advantage with 9:29 left in the game. After a Manny Arop layup - his only points of the game - with 2:27 remaining pushed the...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Loyola Tips Off Home Stand Against Indiana State

Photo: chicagonow.com Loyola Chicago (7-11, 2-4 MVC) returns home Wednesday night for a bout with Indiana State (14-4, 5-1). The Sycamores sit in second place in the Missouri Valley. Their only loss this season came at No. 5 Wichita State on Saturday, their last time on the court. When these teams first met on Jan. 1, Indiana State defeated Loyola, 70-58. “They just find ways to...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Odum leads Indiana State over Belmont 85-73

Jake Odum scored 25 points as Indiana State defeated Belmont 85-73 on Saturday. It was the second game between the two teams this season with Belmont winning 96-95 at home on Nov. 14 after rallying from a 16-point second-half deficit. The Bruins trailed by only two, 38-36, at halftime on Saturday, but there wasn't to be a victory this time, though they had a one-point lead until...
Via Associated Press
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana State 66, Eastern Illinois 48

Jake Odum and Manny Arop scored 15 and 12 points, respectively, as Indiana State defeated Eastern Illinois 66-48 on Saturday night. The game was a close one early and saw six ties and six lead changes until the Sycamores (6-2) broke away on a 9-2 run into halftime, up 30-24. Arop had four of those points. Three buckets by Demetrius Moore and back-to-back 3-pointers by Odum and...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Odum, Indiana State down Pepperdine 73-70

Jake Odum made a go-ahead layup with 33 seconds left in the game to lead Indiana State past Pepperdine 73-70 on Saturday in the consolation final of the Great Alaska Shootout. Indiana State (5-2) was up by 2 when a 3-pointer by Malcolm Brooks gave Pepperdine (5-3) a 68-67 lead with 1:32 to play. After the two teams traded layups on the ensuing possessions, Odum's lay-in gave the...
Via Associated Press
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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