INDIANA STATE SYCAMORES NEWS

Wow, Check Out This Lucas Oil Stadium Model Made Entirely Out Of Legos (Pics/Video)

Created by Brian Alano, the above Lego version of Lucas Oil Stadium — which originally debuted at the Indiana State Fair last summer — is now sitting front and center during Super Bowl Week as it is prominently displayed right next to Radio Row. Alano spared no detail in his impressive creation, as it features [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana St. 83, Illinois St. 77

Jake Odum scored 34 points Tuesday night to lead Indiana State past Illinois State 83-77 in overtime. Odum also had seven rebounds and seven assists for the Sycamores (16-11, 7-9 Missouri Valley). He was 17 of 21 from the free-throw line, though he missed two with 1.9 seconds left in regulation and the score tied at 73. Myles Walker had 16 points and seven rebounds, and Jordan...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Oregon Regional Preview: #3 Indiana State

Indiana State was usually a doormat in the Missouri Valley Conference before athletic director Ron Prettyman hired Lindsay Meggs away from Chico State prior to the 2007 season.
Via calstatefullerton.scout.com
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

UCLA to play Indiana State in new Pauley debut

UCLA will play its first basketball game in the renovated Pauley Pavilion against Indiana State on Nov. 9 in a nod to the roots of late Bruins coaching great John Wooden. Indiana State was the only other university where Wooden served as a head coach. He had a 44-15 record in two seasons in Terre Haute before leaving for Los Angeles. Wooden was a native of Martinsville, Ind. He...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

UCLA to host Indiana St. in new Pauley

UCLA will play its first basketball game in the renovated Pauley Pavilion against Indiana State on Nov. 9 in a nod to the roots of late Bruins coaching great John Wooden. Indiana State was the only other university where Wooden served as a head coach. He had a 44-15 record in two seasons in Terre Haute before leaving for Los Angeles. Wooden was a native of Martinsville, Ind. He...
Via Fox Sports
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

CS Fullerton tops Indiana State 9-5 in NCAAs

Ivory Thomas drove in three runs and scored twice to spark Cal State Fullerton's 9-5 victory against Indiana State on Friday in the opener of the Oregon Regional. Anthony Trajano also scored three runs and had a pair of hits for the Titans (36-19), who are playing in their 21st straight NCAA tournament. Koby Gauna (5-3) pitched 3 1/3 innings of scoreless relief for the win after...
Via Fox Sports
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana St. rebounds after snapping losing steak

(Eds: APNewsNow.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Three years ago, the talk of Indiana State winning league or national titles would have been met with snickers. Today, it's part of the lexicon inside the Sycamores locker room. Over the last three years, coach Trent Miles has presided over a historic turnaround. The program has bounced back from a 33-game losing streak to...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana State to honor Larry Bird with statue, wants it bigger than Magic’s

Larry Bird and Magic Johnson battled on the basketball court during the National Championship Game between Indiana State and Michigan State, and also in the NBA with the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers. Now they have another battle.According to the Associated Press, Indiana State plans to build a 15-foot tall bronze statue for its former basketball player, Larry Bird. It’s...
Via Diehardsport
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Larry Bird statue coming in the fall of 2013

That’s right folks! The Indiana State campus will finally honor the legend that put their tiny college on that map some 30 plus years ago. French Lick and Terre Haute Indiana were put on the World map during the 1978-79 basketball season, when Larry Bird vaulted his unknown state university to first in the nation. [...]
Via CLNS Radio
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics LEGEND Larry Bird Gets ANOTHER Statue To Add To His COLLECTION (PHOTOS)

Larry “Legend” will be IMMORTALIZED yet AGAIN with ANOTHER statue and DESERVEDLY so. According to our friends over at CLNS Radio, the Larry Bird effigy will be unveiled during the fall of 2013 at his Alma mater of Indiana State. A great honor of a man who put the school on the map  in 1979. Sculptor Bill Wolfe said he wants to make sure Bird’s statue is taller than those...
Via Boston Sports Then & Now
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana State To Dedicate Larry Bird Statue In 2013

Indiana State will erect a 15-foot bronze statue in honor of Larry Bird.
Via RealGM
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana State to Honor Larry Bird with a Statue

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Via The Kevin Burke Project
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Larry Bird statue at Indiana State in the works

Boston Globe: Indiana State is moving ahead with plans for a 15-foot bronze statue honoring Larry Bird for his playing days with the Sycamores. A statue has been discussed for several years, but officials now expect to dedicate it in the fall of 2013 at the school’s Hulman Center arena, the Tribune-Star of Terre Haute reported Tuesday. Sculptor Bill Wolfe said he wants to make...
Via Celtics Life
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana St. 44, Quincy 0

Mike Perish threw two touchdown passes and Indiana State stopped Quincy 44-0 on Saturday. The Sycamores (1-1), who lost 24-17 at Indiana last week, opened a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and led 37-0 at the half. Indiana State held Quincy to 41 yards passing - the Hawks were only able to complete 3 of 22 passes and two were intercepted. Perish was 10 of 16 for 165 yards and touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana St. 27, Drake 10

Shakir Bell rushed for a school-record 349 yards and two touchdowns as Indiana State defeated Drake 27-10 Saturday. Bell, who led the nation in rushing last season, broke off a 60-yard touchdown run midway through the third quarter to break a 10-10 tie, and added a 48-yard score with 2:56 left in the period for the Sycamores (2-1). Bell held the previous single-game rushing record...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana St. 24, S. Illinois 3

Shakir Bell ran for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to help Indiana State pull away for a 24-3 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday night. Bell finished with 160 yards on 33 carries for Indiana State (3-2, 1-1 Missouri Valley). He scored on a 2-yard run with 13:02 left in the game to give his team a 14-3 advantage, and ran another one in from 2 yards out with 9:48 left...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana St. 31, Missouri St. 17

A late touchdown by Shakir Bell gave Indiana State all the breathing room it would need Saturday in a 31-17 victory over visiting Missouri State. Bell crossed the goal line with 9:23 to go in the fourth quarter on a 24-yard touchdown run. After Tanner Fritschle made the extra point, it was 28-17 Indiana State. Fritschle added a 26-yard field goal attempt with 2:22 remaining to seal...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Oden (Allegedly) Gets Drunk At Indiana State Homecoming Party

Here comes the hate mail: “Why do you guys keep picking on Greg Oden?” And, “What’s it matter if Greg gets ********* at the Indiana State homecoming tailgate?” And, “You guys are assholes who need to worry about something else. Leave Greg alone.”Look, morons, we’re not the ones telling Grantland.com that we had a drinking problem and that it was solved.We like Greg...
Via Busted Coverage
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana St. 17, N. Dakota St. 14

Johnny Towalid returned two interceptions for touchdowns and Indiana State beat North Dakota State 17-14, ending the Bison's 10-game winning streak. Towalid picked off a pass by Brock Jensen and went 27 yards for a score in the second quarter to give Indiana State a 10-3 lead. He did it again early in the fourth quarter, scoring from 31 yards to make it 17-6 Sycamores. Jensen...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana St. 23, W. Illinois 7

Each side scored from recovering fumbles in the end zone, but it was Indiana State that would win the game, beating Western Illinois 23-7 on Saturday night. In the first half, the Sycamores got touchdowns from a 14-yard run by Richie Dyer and a 46-yard run by Shakir Bell. Defensive back Mark Sewall recovered the fumble in the end zone, and Tanner Fritschle added the extra point...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana St. 45, South Dakota 14

Shakir Bell rushed for 150 yards and a pair of touchdowns and caught a 25-yard scoring pass, helping Indiana State roll to a 45-14 victory over South Dakota on Saturday. Indiana State (7-2, 5-1 Missouri Valley) also had two interception returns for TDs -- a 25-yarder by Johnny Towalid and a 52-yarder by Donovan Lane. Mike Perish threw a pair of scoring passes for Indiana State...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Youngstown St. beat Indiana St. 27-6

Kurt Hess completes 20 of 28 passes for 248 yards and two touchdowns, and Jermaine Cook runs for 124 yards and score as Youngstown State pulled away late to beat Indiana State 27-6 Saturday. After Tanner Fritschle's 32-yard field goal tied the game for Indiana State (7-4, 5-3) at 6 apiece early in the third quarter, Youngstown responded by scoring the final 21 points of the...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana State hires Mike Sanford as football coach

Indiana State has hired Mike Sanford as its head football coach. The school sent out a news release announcing the hiring Friday and is planning to formally introduce Sanford next week. He replaces Trent Miles, who left after a third straight winning season to take the job at Georgia State on Nov. 30. Sanford spent this season as Utah State's assistant head coach and was in...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana St. 75, IUPUI 61

Manny Arop and Jake Odum scored 18 points apiece as Indiana State defeated IUPUI 75-61 Saturday night. The Sycamores (5-3) outrebounded IUPUI 40-25 - Arop had nine boards and Odum eight - and shot 50 percent from the field, including 6 of 13 on 3-point attempts. Jordan Shanklin led IUPUI (4-9) with 19 points. Donovan Gibbs and Mitchell Patton added 12 each. Indiana State scored...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Odum's winner lifts Indiana State

Jake Odum banked in a 15-footer with eight-tenths of a second left in overtime to rally Indiana State to a 57-55 win over Miami Tuesday in the third-place game of the Diamond Head Classic. Manny Arop and R.J. Mahurin scored 13 points apiece for the Sycamores (7-4), who trailed by as many as nine points and who shot just 27 percent from the field. Arop made two free throws to tie...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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