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176 people arrested during Indy 500 weekend, down from 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Authorities say 176 people were arrested at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway over race weekend, mostly for alcohol-related infractions, marking a 17 percent drop from a year ago. Indiana State Excise Police, the law enforcement division of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission, issued 141 summonses for illegal possession or consumption of an alcoholic beverage from...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Sycamores add former player, Boise St. assistant to staff

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Shannon Jackson and Kriss Proctor have been hired as assistant coaches, Indiana State head coach Mike Sanford announced Tuesday. Jackson played for the Sycamores in the late 1990s and is beginning his third stint as a coach at his alma mater. He previously worked at Indiana State from 2000-04 and `08-'12 before leaving for Georgia State where he worked with...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Boilermakers' Bryson Scott announces plans to transfer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Sophomore guard Bryson Scott is planning to transfer from Purdue. Coach Matt Painter says Scott sought and was granted his release. The 6-foot-1 guard from Fort Wayne, Indiana, averaged 3.8 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists last season when he appeared in 25 games. Over two seasons with the Boilermakers, Scott played in 57 games and averaged 5.1 points...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tre’ Bennett and Austin Etherington will transfer from Indiana State

Indiana State’s depth for the 2015-16 season took a hit Monday as the school announced junior Tre’ Bennett and freshman Alex Etherington will transfer. “After the season is over, we always have individual meetings with each of our players,” coach Greg Lansing said in a release. “Even though we won 11 Missouri Valley Conference games and finished third to two Top Ten...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Loyola’s Christian Thomas goes behind the back and finishes with one-handed dunk

There were many highlights for Loyola in Friday’s 81-53 victory against Indiana State, but this one stole the show. After a steal, senior forward Christian Thomas caught a pass from Ben Richardson just inside the 3-point arc. He dribbled with his left hand behind his back to his right, avoiding the defender, and then finished with a one-handed slam. CT behind the back and...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Loyola newcomers shine in first Arch Madness experience

ST. LOUIS — One of the challenges for young teams playing at the MVC Tournament is the grandness of the event. Arch Madness is not quite the Big Ten or Big East tournaments, but there’s certainly nothing mid-major about it. If Loyola was going to defeat Indiana State in Friday’s quarterfinal round, it was no secret the Ramblers would need significant contributions from their...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Loyola of Chicago races past Indiana State 81-53 in MVC

ST. LOUIS -- Christian Thomas led a balanced attack with 16 points and sixth-seeded Loyola of Chicago raced to an 81-53 win over third-seeded Indiana State on Friday in the Missouri Valley Conference quarterfinals. The Ramblers (18-12) got 15 points from Ben Richardson and 12 each from Montel James and Donte Ingram to earn a date with 11th-ranked Northern Iowa, the second seed, in...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana State finishes strong, beats Bradley 60-52

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Khristian Smith, who nailed a 3-pointer with 5:18 left to give Indiana State the lead for good, had 16 points as the Sycamores beat Bradley 60-52 on Saturday. The victory assures Indiana State (15-15, 11-7 Missouri Valley Conference) the No. 3 seed in the conference tournament that begins March 5. Bradley had a 7-0 run to lead 47-46 with 5:52 left in the game,...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott scores 17 as Indiana St. beats Southern Illinois 78-58

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Brenton Scott scored 17 points and Justin Gant 16 as Indiana State cruised past Southern Illinois 78-58 on Saturday, handing the Salukis their fourth straight loss. Indiana State (14-14, 10-6 Missouri Valley Conference) rebounded from an upset at Missouri State on Wednesday. Gant made his first four shots - including a dunk - in the first 2:33 as the Sycamores...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana State rolls to a 75-54 win over Drake

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Devonte Brown scored 15 points, leading five players in double figures as Indiana State rolled to a 75-54 victory over Drake on Saturday afternoon. Brown finished with six assists and Khristian Smith added 13 points and six rebounds. Grant Prusator and Tre' Bennett chipped in 12 points apiece, and Jake Kitchell had 10 as the Sycamores combined to shoot almost...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dominant performances by Devonte Brown, Brenton Scott lead Indiana State to win at Loyola

CHICAGO — Something about Loyola brings out the best in Devonte Brown. The junior guard at Indiana State is having a breakout year as he has taken on a bigger role in the Sycamores backcourt, but arguably his two best games of the season have come against Loyola. Brown torched Loyola for 22 points, all in the second half, as the Sycamores pushed past Loyola on Saturday at Gentile...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting Indiana State beats Loyola of Chicago 79-65

CHICAGO (AP) Devonte Brown scored 22 points, dished out four assists and Indiana State rolled to a 79-65 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Saturday. Indiana State (12-12, 8-4 Missouri Valley) hit 10 of 19 from long range and shot 57.5 percent overall from the floor. Brenton Scott matched career-highs with four 3-pointers and 21 points. Justin Gant scored 12 points, Jake Kitchell...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana State's balanced scoring attack beats Bradley 64-58

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Brenton Scott scored 13 points to lead a balanced Indiana State attack to a 64-58 victory over Bradley on Saturday. Scott added five rebounds, five assists and three steals to help Indiana State stay undefeated at home in six Missouri Valley Conference games. Devonte Brown had 12 points, all in the second half, Tre' Bennett added 11 and Justin Gant 10 for...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Brown scores 24, Indiana State tops Loyola of Chicago 72-61

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Devonte Brown went 6 of 8 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 24 points on Saturday to lead Indiana State to a 72-61 win over Loyola of Chicago. Brown, whose previous best was three treys, had four for 12 points, and Justin Gant had all 10 of his points in the first half as the Sycamores (10-10, 6-2 Missouri Valley) shot 63.6 percent to open a 38-25...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana State beats Illinois State 71-70 in OT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Tre' Bennett sank a layup in the final seconds of overtime to give Indiana State a 71-70 victory over Illinois State on Wednesday night. Bennett's game-winning shot came with three seconds to play in overtime after Illinois State had taken a 70-69 lead on a Daishon Knight jumper with 21 seconds remaining. Bennett finished with 12 points for the Sycamores ...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Crazy possession ends in game-winning layup for Indiana State

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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

MVC Shootaround: Loyola wins at the buzzer, Indiana State moves to 3-0

Everyone in the Missouri Valley Conference was in action Wednesday night, which means there is a lot to talk about: —First off, the game of the night was easily Loyola vs. Evansville. The Ramblers and the Aces battled back and forth for 40 minutes. When Evansville opened up some breathing room with a 68-62 lead in the final three minutes, it appeared the Aces would escape with...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana State outlasts Evansville in OT 79-75

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Jake Kitchell scored 21 points and Indiana State outlasted Evansville in overtime 79-75 on Sunday. Evansville (11-3, 1-1 Missouri Valley) went up three in overtime after four straight free throws by D.J. Balentine and Blake Simmons. Indiana State's Devonte Brown worked the offensive glass for a tip-in, then Brenton Scott made 1 of 2 at the line to tie it at...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana State edges Illinois State 63-61

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Khristian Smith scored the game-winner with 5.8 seconds left and Indiana State held on to beat Illinois State 63-61 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams Wednesday. Illinois State came back from an 11-point deficit at the 7:42 mark when Tony Wills scored to tie it at 61 with 34.4 seconds left. Smith answered by splitting two defenders and scoring...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Harrison leads UMKC past Indiana St, 73-70 in 2OT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Martez Harrison scored eight of his team's 11 points in the second overtime to help Missouri-Kansas City get past Indiana State, 73-70 Sunday. Harrison drilled a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and drilled another with 1:50 left in the first overtime to give the Kangaroos a 62-57 lead. Khristian Smith knocked down a 3 and Brenton...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Illinois over Indiana State 60-56

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Chris Oliver scored 15 points from the bench and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Eastern Illinois to a 60-56 win over Indiana State on Saturday. Trae Anderson added 14 points and five rebounds for the Panthers (5-6). Cornell Johnston had 11 points. The team sank 55.6 percent from the field and 75 percent from the line. Eastern Illinois went ahead 18-9 midway...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cal QB Kline going to Indiana State

Former Cal quarterback Zach Kline is transferring from Butte College to Indiana State.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
December 18, 2014

Indiana State pulls away from Truman State, 78-68

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Justin Gant scored 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Indiana State to a 78-68 victory over Truman State on Tuesday night. Khristian Smith also finished with 14 points for the Sycamores (4-6), while Devonte Brown and Grant Prusator each added 11. Brown also pulled down nine boards and had six assists. Indiana State...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Huesman leads Chattanooga over Indiana St. 34-14

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Jacob Huesman accounted for three touchdowns and Chattanooga forced three turnovers to beat Indiana State 34-14 in the second round of the FCS playoffs Saturday. Chattanooga (10-3), playing in its first playoff since 1984, moves on to face top-seeded New Hampshire (11-1) in the quarterfinals next weekend. Huesman threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to Tommy Hudson...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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