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Fans rush court at Indiana State upsets No. 16 Butler on Larry Bird’s birthday

On Larry Bird’s 60th birthday, his alma mater Indiana State upset undefeated No. 16 Butler at the Hulman Center. The 72-71 victory was the program’s biggest since the 2012-13 season, so as you can expect it’s a party in Terre Haute right now. Junior guard Brenton Scott led the Sycamores with 25 points and had the game-winning free throw with 1.5 seconds left.
Via The Catch and Shoot
December 07, 2016

Butler approaches Indiana State with caution

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Butler University coach Chris Holtmann figures his team is in line for an extremely difficult road test against in-state rival Indiana State. "I really like Indiana State's team," Holtmann said. "It was a real good challenge for us (at home) last year. They're physical. They're tough. They have older guys. They have some dynamic guards. They've got some talent...
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December 07, 2016

No. 16 Butler wary of Indiana State

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Butler University coach Chris Holtmann figures his team is in line for an extremely difficult road test against in-state rival Indiana State. "I really like Indiana State's team," Holtmann said. "It was a real good challenge for us (at home) last year. They're physical. They're tough. They have older guys. They have some dynamic guards. They've got some talent...
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December 06, 2016

Indiana State comes back to edge Utah State 62-61

LOGAN, Utah (AP) T.J. Bell scored a layup in a crowd under the basket with two seconds remaining as Indiana State rallied to edge Utah State 62-61 Saturday night as part of the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Challenge. Utah State threw up a running 3-point attempt that missed as time expired. Brenton Scott finished with 18, including four clutch 3-pointers late in the game, to...
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December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Advocare Day 2: Stanford Stands Tall Against the Sycamores

Dorian Pickens was the hero for Stanford/ap.orgby Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigest Orlando, FL- It was a battle in the magic kingdom on Friday afternoon as the Stanford Cardinal withheld a furious upset bid from the Indiana State Sycamores in the Advocare Invitational.On paper, these two teams couldn't be more different in geography and conference. The beauty of winter tournaments are...
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November 25, 2016

Pickens' late 3 lifts Stanford past Indiana State 65-62

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Dorian Pickens hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 3 seconds to play and Stanford beat Indiana State 65-62 in the consolation round of the AdvoCare Invitational on Friday. Pickens' game-winner came just 3 seconds after Indiana State had tied it at 62 on a 3 by Brenton Scott. Pickens and Reid Travis both scored 19 for Stanford (5-1). Travis also had 12...
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November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Morris scores 20, No. 21 Iowa State tops Indiana State 73-71

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Monte Morris scored 20 points and No. 21 Iowa State took the lead for good in the final minute before holding off Indiana State 73-71 in the opening game of the AdvoCare Invitational at Disney World on Thursday. Joe Thomas shrugged off a poor shooting performance to put the Cyclones ahead with a 3-pointer with 54 seconds remaining. Nazareth Mitrou-Long...
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November 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana State tops Missouri-St. Louis 96-55 behind Van Scyoc

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Matt Van Scyoc scored 14 points and made 4 of 5 3-pointers, the Sycamores shot 15 of 22 from beyond the arc (68 percent) and Indiana State rolled over Division II member Missouri-Saint Louis 96-55 in Saturday night's home opener. Brenton Scott scored 14 and had four steals, Donovan Franklin scored 13 points off the bench and made 5 of 5 free throws and Brandon...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from North Dakota State’s 41-17 victory over Indiana State

North Dakota State claimed their ninth victory of the season with a 41-17 home victory over Indiana State. The win helped them keep pace atop the Missouri Valley Football Conference standings with South Dakota State. It was NDSU’s last regular season home game of the year and the last regular season home game for 10 seniors. Here are my five takeaways from the game. The Bison...
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November 14, 2016

North Dakota State throttles Indiana State 41-17

North Dakota State did not waste much time jumping out in front of Indiana State. The Bison scored 21 first quarter points on their way to a 41-17 victory over the Sycamores. NDSU’s Darrius Shepherd opened up the scoring with a 84-yard punt return for a touchdown. The return featured a mid-run bobble of the ball but Shepherd retained possession all while running past the ISU punt...
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November 12, 2016

North Dakota State dominates Indiana State 41-17

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Darrius Shepherd returned a punt 84 yards for a touchdown to kick-start a dominating first half as North Dakota State rolled to a 41-17 win over Indiana State on Saturday. Shepherd's return came on Indiana State's game-opening possession and quarterback Easton Stick followed with touchdowns runs of 16 and 42 yards as the Bison (9-1, 6-1 Missouri Valley) led 21...
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November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois beats Indiana State 80-78 in OT

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Laytwan Porter made the game-winning free throw with 4 seconds left in overtime and Northern Illinois beat Indiana State 80-78 in Friday night's season opener. The Sycamores rallied to 72-all on Brenton Scott's jumper with 2 seconds left in regulation. Indian State led 77-75 in overtime after Scott drained a 3 and Brandon Murphy added two free throws, but Northern...
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November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota State to battle stumbling Indiana State

The North Dakota State Bison will honor 10 seniors on Saturday as the team plays their final regular season home game. The opponent, Indiana State, comes in with a record of 4-6 and losers of two straight. NDSU leads the series 7-1. That lone win for ISU came back on 2012 when the Sycamores upset the Bison in Fargo 17-14 behind two interceptions returned for touchdowns. The Sycamores...
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November 09, 2016

Missouri Valley Football Conference week 10 recap

Northern Iowa 39 Indiana State 6 The Panthers buried any hope the Sycamores had of making the playoffs with a dominating win on Saturday. A win witnessed by very few in attendance for Indiana State’s Senior Day. UNI’s starting quarterback Colton Howell had to give up his redshirt after Eli Dunne failed the first concussion protocol test on Tuesday. The emergency start also led...
Via EndZoneScore
November 07, 2016

Around the Missouri Valley Football Conference: Week 10

Northern Iowa @ Indiana State – 12:00 p.m. ESPN3 Neither Northern Iowa nor Indiana State are out of the playoff race. If both teams win out, they will end their seasons with 6-5 records. You can understand how important this game is and the Panthers are starting to feel the urgency. This week and the next are statement wins the Sycamores need to make, although some are feeling...
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November 03, 2016

Harker's 3 TD pass carry Indiana St past S Illinois 22-14

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Isaac Harker threw for 336 yards and three touchdowns and Indiana State held off Southern Illinois 22-14 on Saturday. Miles Thompson had five catches for 147 yards, his second-straight 100-yard game, with an 85-yard touchdown and Robert Tonyan Jr. had eight receptions for 131 yards and two touchdowns for the Sycamores (4-4, 2-3 Missouri Valley). Indiana...
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October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri Valley Football Conference week 7 recap

South Dakota 33 Indiana State 30 The Coyotes won their second straight Missouri Valley Football Conference in double-overtime despite being without starting quarterback Chris Streveler for the second half. It was the third double-overtime game this year for the Coyotes. Indiana State quarterback Isaac Harker threw for 325 yards and three touchdowns. It was the failed trick play...
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October 17, 2016

South Dakota beats Indiana State in 2OT 33-30

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Jacob Warner intercepted a pass in the second overtime to give South Dakota a 33-30 victory over Indiana State 33-30 on Saturday. Miles Bergner, who kicked four field goals, connected for a 41-yarder in the second overtime before the Sycamores got possession, only to lose on a trick play when wide receiver Kelvin Cook's pass was picked off. The Sycamores...
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October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Around the Missouri Valley Football Conference: Week 7

South Dakota @ Indiana State – 2:00 p.m. ESPN3 The Coyotes have a dynamic playmaker on offense in junior quarterback Chris Streveler. He’s already made the USD offense more explosive. He’ll look to continue making big plays as USD travels to Terre Haute to take on the Sycamores. Indiana State is coming off a heartbreaking 36-35 loss to Western Illinois but believes they are...
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October 14, 2016

McGuire throws for career-best 363 yards in W. Illinois win

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Sean McGuire threw for a career-high 363 yards and three touchdowns and Western Illinois erased an 8-point 4th quarter deficit to beat Indiana State 36-35 on Saturday. McGuire's favorite target was Senior Lance Lenoir, who caught 11 passes for 204 yards and two scores. The Leathernecks (4-1, 1-1 Missouri Valley) trailed 35-27 entering the fourth and quickly...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Griffith's sack lifts Illinois St. over Indiana St. 34-31

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Isaac Harker passed for 237 yards and two touchdowns, Roland Genesy rushed for 112 yards and two touchdowns, and Jonas Griffith's sack and forced fumble in the game's waning moments clinched a 34-31 Indiana State win over Illinois State on Saturday in the Missouri Valley opener for both teams. With a chance to tie or take its first lead, Illinois State had...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois State-Indiana State begin MVFC schedule

(STATS) - Though it has highly anticipated trip to Fargo looming on Oct. 1, Illinois State certainly can't afford to look ahead entering a matchup with an Indiana State team led by one of the MVFC's hottest quarterbacks. After a rare home loss dropped them from fifth to ninth in the STATS FCS Top 25, the Redbirds hit the road hoping to bounce back Saturday when they try to slow...
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September 23, 2016

Harker leads Indiana St. past Southeast Missouri St. 27-24

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Issac Harker threw three touchdowns, the last one to Miles Thompson with 10 seconds to go, to lift Indiana State to a 27-24 comeback over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday night. Cameron Sanders put the Redhawks on top 24-13 with 8:58 remaining. Harker led a seven-play, 68-yard drive that ended when he hit Robert Tonyan Jr., with a 5-yard score to...
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September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Police looking into whether 4 Gophers involved in assault

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minneapolis police are trying to determine whether four Minnesota football players who were suspended from last weekend's game against Indiana State were involved in an alleged sexual assault. The assault allegedly occurred early on Sept. 3, hours after the Golden Gophers opened the season with a victory over Oregon State. Coach Tracy Claeys suspended cornerbacks...
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September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Wolitarsky grabs 2 first-half TD passes, as Gophers roll over Indiana State

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mitch Leidner completed 20 of 30 passes for 295 yards and four touchdowns on Saturday as Minnesota rolled to 592 total yards in a 58-28 win over Indiana State.After struggling early in a win against Oregon State, the Gophers (2-0) were looking for a quick start, and they got it. Leidner converted three times on third down on Minnesota's opening drive. Then he dropped...
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September 10, 2016  |  Discuss
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