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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

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

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

Indiana State with 41-25 win over Butler in season opener

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Isaac Harker threw two touchdowns and ran for a third to lead Indiana State to a 41-25 win over Butler in a season opener for both teams Saturday. Harker was 21 of 35 for 315 yards for the Sycamores. His rushing touchdown gave Indiana State a 14-0 lead with 1:34 left in the first quarter. Defensive back Tsali Lough harassed Butler's Malcolm Weaver throughout...
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September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacers CANstruction Entry at Indiana State Fair

August 5, 2016 - Pacers Sports & Entertainment helped team up on an entry in the CANstruction competition at the Indiana State Fair, building an ABA basketball out of canned goods.
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana State QB Adam to sit out 2016 season

(STATS) - Indiana State quarterback Matt Adam was continually eluding pass rushers last year. This year, he's been sacked by academic issues before the season even started. Sycamores coach Mike Sanford announced Thursday the redshirt junior will sit out the 2016 season to focus on academics. Adam, from San Juan Capistrano, California, would not regain the season and potentially...
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May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Eastern Illinois, Indiana State to renew series

(STATS) - Eastern Illinois and Indiana State have agreed to resume their 115-year-old rivalry with a four-year home-and-home series beginning next year. Indiana State will host games on Sept. 2, 2017 and Sept. 7, 2019. Eastern Illinois will host meetings on Sept. 1, 2018 and Sept. 12, 2020. The two schools are located just 50 miles apart, EIU in Charleston and Indiana State in...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

High school basketball team’s bus flips on way to semifinal

These are stories we don’t like to bring you, but we’d be doing a disservice to everyone not writing about it. On Saturday afternoon, while on its way to the Indiana State High School Basketball Semifinals, the bus carrying the Griffith Panthers boys basketball team rolled over on the highway. As a result, the game against Marion High School has been rightfully postponed. This afternoon...
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March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

MVC: Indiana State pulls away in 65-57 win over Illinois State

ST. LOUIS -- Brenton Scott scored 14 points and Indiana State never trailed in the second half and beat Illinois State 65-57 on Friday night in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.Niels Bunschoten added 11 points for the sixth-seeded Sycamores (15-16), who play No. 2 seed Evansville (24-8) in Saturday's semifinal.MiKyle McIntosh had 17 points and DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell scored...
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March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana State beats Illinois State 65-57 in MVC quarterfinal

ST. LOUIS (AP) Brenton Scott scored 14 points and Indiana State never trailed in the second half and beat Illinois State 65-57 on Friday night in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Niels Bunschoten added 11 points for the sixth-seeded Sycamores (15-16), who play No. 2 seed Evansville (24-8) in Saturday's semifinal. MiKyle McIntosh had 17 points and DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell...
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March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana State halts 6-game skid, beats Bradley 77-58

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Devonte Brown had 24 points as Indiana State halted a six-game skid, beating Bradley 77-58 in the regular season finale on Saturday. Brown made 6 of 10 field goals and was 11 of 15 from the line. Brenton Scott added 11 points for Indiana State (14-16, 8-10 Missouri Valley Conference). Indiana State stretched a 37-28 halftime lead to 43-28 by scoring the...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Loyola’s seeding scenarios for MVC Tournament

Despite losing to Wichita State on Wednesday, Loyola is still barely in contention for the No. 6 seed at the MVC Tournament, which would give the Ramblers a bye to the quarterfinals. At 7-9 in conference play, Loyola is tied for Indiana State for the No. 7 seed and one game behind Missouri State for the No. 6 seed. In any tiebreaker situations, Loyola would definitely be behind Indiana...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois State handles Indiana State 78-50

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Paris Lee scored 18 points and made four assists, MiKyle McIntosh added 14 points and Illinois State never trailed in its 78-50 win over Indiana State on Wednesday night. The Redbirds (17-11, 11-4) have won a season-high five straight games and have their best Missouri Valley Conference start through 15 games since 1997-98. DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell scored 12 and...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Thomas' 18 points helps Bradley upset Indiana State, 63-58

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Donte Thomas scored 18 points and Bradley converted eight straight free-throw attempts in the final minute to upset Indiana State, 63-58 for the Braves' second Missouri Valley Conference win Saturday night. Khristian Smith knotted it at 55-55 with a free throw, but Thomas and Ronnie Suggs gave Bradley a four-point lead from the line. Smith got the Sycamores within...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

MVC round table: Discussing standings and Player of the Year

A sampling of Missouri Valley Conference beat writers check in on the second half of the conference schedule: 1. Who finishes second? Evansville 2nd, Indiana State 3rd. No great profound reason, other than it appears Indiana State’s schedule sets up better that Southern Illinois for 3rd place. I think the Balantine-Mock combination keeps Evansville in the runner-up spot. — Jim Sullivan...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana State beats Drake 63-56 for 8th straight home win

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Brenton Scott scored 13 points, Devonte Brown had 12 and Indiana State beat Drake 63-56 Tuesday night for its eighth-straight home win. Indiana State was behind 45-43 with 8:48 left before Scott scored five points during a 10-0 run to take a 53-45 lead. Reed Timmer scored nine straight Drake points, capped by a 3-pointer to pull within 59-56 with 34 seconds...
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February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Veteran explosion leads Loyola to instant-classic win against Indiana State

CHICAGO — With his sport jacket thrown aside and his shirt half-untucked, Porter Moser stomped his feet and raised his arms, signaling the Gentile Arena crowd to get loud as Loyola battled Indiana State in overtime. The Loyola coach had watched his team lose an 11-point lead in regulation and wanted all the help he could get to avoid another gut-wrenching defeat in Missouri Valley...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana State's 2nd half keys 68-59 win over Missouri State

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Khristian Smith had 20 points, eight rebounds and four assists as Indiana State beat Missouri State 68-59 on Wednesday night. Smith scored seven straight Indiana State points late in the second half, capped by a 3-point play, for a 61-52 lead. Jarred Dixon made three free throws with 1:03 left to cut Missouri State's deficit to 63-57, but Devonte Brown...
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January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Scott nets 24 points, Indiana State tops Evansville 82-65

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Brenton Scott and Devonte Brown scored 24 points apiece and Indiana State knocked off Evansville 82-65 on Sunday. Scott was 9 of 14 from the field and 6 of 9 from beyond the arc for the Sycamores (11-9, 5-3 Missouri Valley). Brown hit three 3-pointers, grabbed five rebounds and had six assists. Indiana State shot over 47 percent and made 14 of 23 (61 percent...
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January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois beats Indiana State 79-66

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Leo Vincent scored 18 points off the bench as Southern Illinois beat Indiana State 79-66 on Wednesday night. Vincent finished with 4-of-6 shooting from the field including two from distance for the Salukis (17-3, 6-1 Missouri Valley Conference). Sean O'Brien added 13 points, four rebounds and three assists. Southern Illinois had 10 team steals which contributed...
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January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Scott's 30 lifts Indiana State past Northern Iowa 74-60

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Brenton Scott hit six 3-pointers and scored 30 points, both career highs, and Indiana State came back from a 12-point deficit for the second straight game, beating Northern Iowa 74-60 on Wednesday. Scott hit 10 of 19 shots but was 6 of 10 from 3-point range as the Sycamores (10-7, 3-1 Missouri Valley) were 12 of 28 behind the arc. It was the first 30-point...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana St. defeats Illinois St. 77-65 after 2nd half rally

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Brenton Scott scored a career-high 25 points to help Indiana State push past Illinois State 77-65 in a Missouri Valley Conference showdown Saturday afternoon. Scott drained five of Indiana State's nine 3-pointers as the Sycamores (9-7, 3-1) rallied from 34-28 down at halftime. Devonte Brown scored 15 for Indiana State. The Redbirds (9-8, 3-1), who led the...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana State blunts late rally and defeats Drake 79-69

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Devonte Brown scored a career-high 27 points and Illinois State defeated Drake 79-69 on Wednesday night. Brenton Scott added 14 points - including a layup, a steal and two free throws - to blunt a 6-0 run by Drake in the closing minutes. Matt Van Scyoc scored 13 and Khristian Smith 10 for the Sycamores (8-7, 2-1 Missouri Valley). Brown scored 20-plus for...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Loyola vs. Indiana State preview: How to watch, listen, stream, bet

Loyola heads to Indiana State on Saturday for its first conference road game of the season. In their last meeting, the Ramblers blew out the Sycamores at the MVC Tournament. However, Indiana State has won all four regular season meetings since Loyola joined the Valley in 2013.   What you should know about Indiana State (6-7, 0-1 MVC – No. 162 KenPom) Indiana State has always been...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Top 10 Moments of 2015, No. 6: Loyola blows out Indiana State at Arch Madness

Although no local teams made the NCAA Tournament, 2015 was the best year in a long time for Chicago college basketball. The Catch and Shoot has chosen its top 10 moments of the year and will be rolling out one per day until New Year’s Eve, when the No. 1 moment will be revealed.   6. Loyola smothers Indiana State at Arch Madness, advances to tourney semis for first time Despite its...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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