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Wichita State vs. Indiana State – Upset level: DEFCON 2

It is not often that an undefeated, top 5 men’s basketball team strolls into Terre Haute, Indiana, for a Missouri Valley Conference game. OK, so it has never happened. But tonight, Indiana State (17-5) has a chance to pull off what would surely be one of the biggest wins in the history of its program if the Sycamores can squeak past No. 4 Wichita State (23-0). “This is the highest...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wichita St. grounded, travels on game day

Undefeated Wichita State traveled to Indiana State on Wednesday, touching down hours before the Missouri Valley Conference showdown in Terre Haute after its flight was canceled due to weather in Indianapolis. "Not ideal, but did it many times at Winthrop, just not flying this far," Shockers coach Gregg Marshall said after the team's flight landed. "We will see." A Wichita State...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana State gets by Drake 60-55

Khristian Smith scored 19 points, including a dunk and free throw to give Indiana State a five-point lead with 1:13 left, as the Sycamores held on to beat Drake 60-56 on Sunday. Drake's Karl Madison made a layup with 58 seconds left to pull the Bulldogs within three and had a chance to tie the game at 59 with 5 seconds left, but Aaron Hawley's shot was off the mark. Smith then made...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Odum paces Indiana State's 68-62 win over Bradley

Jake Odum scored 27 points, making all 13 of his free-throw attempts, and Indiana State defeated Bradley 68-62 on Wednesday night. Odum is six made free throws from tying Larry Bird's Sycamores mark of 542. Khristian Smith added 14 points and Manny Arop 12 for Indiana State (19-6, 10-3), which is in second place in the Missouri Valley Conference, three games back of undefeated...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 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 AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Illinois St. topples Indiana State 77-59

Illinois State drained a 3-pointer just seconds into the game, connected on its first six shots and Daishon Knight scored five of his 20 points in the opening flurry that upended Indiana State 77-59 Wednesday night. The Redbirds (16-13, 9-8 Missouri Valley Conference) are mired in a cluster of four teams fighting for third place in the MVC, but are 8-1 at home against conference...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana State basketball player told police he was twin brother during drunk driving arrest

Indiana State Sycamores basketball player Brenton Scott was arrested last Saturday for drunk driving. But that might not be the worst part about this story.According to a report by WTWO, Scott allegedly tried to throw his identical twin brother under the bus for his mishap, initially telling police that his name was Bryson Scott. That's just wrong, dude.Brenton's lie was quickly...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 05, 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

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 Midwest
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

MVC Tournament: Stellar Second Half Vaults Indiana State Past Loyola

Photo: thesycamorenation.com No. 2 seed Indiana State punched its ticket to the MVC Tournament semifinals with a 75-62, quarterfinal victory against No. 10 seed Loyola (Chicago). The Ramblers trailed only 26-22 at halftime but fell apart in the second stanza. Still, Loyola (10-22, 4-14 MVC) was fortunate to be within two possessions at the intermission. The Ramblers made only four...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana State slips past Southern Illinois 62-59

ST. LOUIS -- Khristian Smith tipped in a missed Justin Gant jumper with 14 seconds remaining to give No. 2 seed Indiana State a 62-59 win over sixth-seeded Southern Illinois in the semifinal round of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament Saturday. Desmar Jackson had a look at a 3-point jumper with 3 seconds left but missed as Gant had his hands in Jackson's face. Indiana State...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana State slips past Southern Illinois 62-59

ST. LOUIS -- Khristian Smith tipped in a missed Justin Gant jumper with 14 seconds remaining to give No. 2 seed Indiana State a 62-59 win over sixth-seeded Southern Illinois in the semifinal round of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament Saturday. Desmar Jackson had a look at a 3-point jumper with 3 seconds left but missed as Gant had his hands in Jackson's face. Indiana State...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: MVC Gives Wichita State Shirts That List Indiana State As Tournament Champions

Poor Wichita State, now the Missouri Valley Conference won’t even give the Shockers credit for their wins. After blowing out Indiana State 83-69 in the conference tournament championship, Shocker players were given these shirts, which features a filled-out MVC tournament bracket. Only one problem… Back of shirts given to Wichita State players has Indiana State as MVC champ....
Via College Spun
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wichita State T-shirts incorrectly lists Indiana State as MVC tournament champs

Wichita State capped a perfect regular season by beating Indiana State Sunday 83-69 to win the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. Only you wouldn’t know it by the T-shirts the team was wearing in their celebration. The front of the team’s conference tourney champs shirts properly showed the Shockers as the conference tourney winners, but the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 09, 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...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri Valley Championship shirt declares Indiana State Champion

Wichita State completed a very impressive undefeated regular season and run through the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, beating Indiana State 83-69. Unfortunately for them, their Championship shirts have Indiana State listed as the Champions on the back of the bracket. Might want to double-check this type of thing before printing them, no? The Shockers are the first team to...
Via Diehardsport
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Sycamores' Coach Is Hog Football Fan

Indiana State head basketball coach Greg Lansing, whose Sycamores (23-10) will visit the Razorbacks (21-11) Tuesday night in an NIT match-up, is close friends with Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema and actually attended the Razorbacks' gridiron opener this past season.
Via arkansas.scout.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Sports History – 5/29

Today in sports history… In 1980, Larry Bird won the rookie of the year award.  He beat rival Magic Johnson.  Bird was drafted prior to his senior year at Indiana State (which is no longer allowed) and was offered a contract worth $3.25M over 5 years.  At the time, this made Bird the highest paid [&hellip No visits yet The post Today in Sports History – 5/29 appeared first...
Via No Coast Bias
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Sign Center FN Lutz and Free Agent CB Johnny Adams

Follow @MarcusDugan Yesterday, the Colts waived quarterback Seth Lobato and cornerback Keyon Lyn, both undrafted free agent rookies.  This morning, they fill the vacated roster spots with former Indiana State center FN Lutz (FN is not a typo) and cornerback Johnny Adams. A little about each player from Colts.com: Lutz, 6-3, 290 pounds, started 42-of-44 career games at Indiana State...
Via The Colts Authority
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoosiers hire Moren as women's basketball coach

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Indiana hired Teri Moren as its new head coach Saturday. Moren spent the last five seasons as Indiana State's head coach and led the Sycamores to their first 20-win season in eight years and played in the WNIT last season. The Seymour native was an Indiana All-Star in high school and a two-year starter at Purdue where she played for coach Lin Dunn. Moren had...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

IU-Indiana State kickoff delayed by rain storm

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) The kickoff of Indiana's opener against Indiana State has been delayed by weather. Storms rolled in 20 minutes before the scheduled noon kickoff and teams and fans were instructed to seek shelter in the stadium beneath the stands. The game was officially delayed at 11:38 a.m., and 43 years later the teams retook the field in anticipation of a 12:50 p.m. kickoff.
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Perish, Indiana State push past Ball State 27-20

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Mike Perish threw for three touchdowns, including a late go-ahead score to Kyani Harris to give Indiana State a 27-20 victory over Ball State on Saturday as the teams faced off for the first time since 2003. Perish's 28-yard pass to Harris snapped a 20-20 tie. Indiana State (2-1) trailed 14-3, but two TD passes from Perish - 25 yards and 2 yards, respectively ...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Perish leads Indiana State past Liberty, 38-19

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Mike Perish threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and Indiana State forced four turnovers as the Sycamores beat Liberty 38-19 on Saturday. Perish completed a career-high 39 of 51 passes for 340 yards, his third consecutive game with at least 300 yards passing. Indiana State (3-1) scored 21 second-quarter points and took a 24-13 lead into halftime...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Perish leads Indiana State past S. Illinois, 41-26

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Mike Perish threw for 353 yards and four touchdowns, two in the first quarter, to spark Indiana State to a 41-26 win over Southern Illinois Saturday. The Sycamores (5-3, 2-2 Missouri Valley) built a 24-7 halftime lead, but saw it cut to a 10-point advantage on a 26-yard Ryan West-to-Tay Willis touchdown pass. Perish responded by tossing a 6-yard strike to Isaac...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: The ol' hidden ball trick works for Indiana State football

It's pretty awful when the hidden ball trick works in baseball. Imagine how Missouri State felt after Indiana State pulled it off on Saturday. Trailing 18-17 with 42 seconds left, the Sycamores put their devious plan into motion. Missouri State tried a squib kick, which was picked up by running back Dmitri Taylor at the 28-yard line. In these days of the no-huddle offense, the Sycamores...
Via FOX Sports
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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