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Recap: Saint Louis puts away Indiana State 83-66

ST. LOUIS -- Dwayne Evans scored a season-high 24 points and Rob Loe added 15 with nine rebounds as Saint Louis defeated Indiana State 83-66 Wednesday night. The Billikens (10-2) had an early 11-point lead in the first half, but Indiana State countered with a 15-4 run to tie the game. Saint Louis closed on a 7-0 stretch capped off by a 3-pointer from Loe to grab a 34-27 halftime...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana State rallies past UMKC 74-63

Dawson Cummings helped spark a second-half scoring run as Indiana State came back to defeat Missouri-Kansas City 74-63 on Saturday. The Sycamores (7-2) had lost an early lead with 6:22 left in the first half and narrowly trailed or tied until Cummings put them over the top for keeps with a layup at 17:12 left in the game. The basket sparked a 15-2 run for Indiana State. Justin...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana State 66, Eastern Illinois 48

Jake Odum and Manny Arop scored 15 and 12 points, respectively, as Indiana State defeated Eastern Illinois 66-48 on Saturday night. The game was a close one early and saw six ties and six lead changes until the Sycamores (6-2) broke away on a 9-2 run into halftime, up 30-24. Arop had four of those points. Three buckets by Demetrius Moore and back-to-back 3-pointers by Odum and...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 13 LSU defeats Indiana State 83-66

Raigyne Moncrief scored 22 points on Tuesday and shot 72.7 percent from the floor to lead No. 13 LSU in an 83-66 victory over Indiana State. Moncrief grabbed nine rebounds and finished with six assists and five steals. She was named the SEC Freshman of the Week on Monday after averaging 20 points in the last two games, with 11 steals. Jeanne Kenney ended the matchup with a career...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana St. takes down Alaska-Anchorage 97-87

Justin Grant scored 19 points as Indiana State defeated host Alaska-Anchorage 97-87 in the Great Alaska Shootout on Friday. Indiana State (4-2) guards Dawon Cummings and Jake Odum combined for 19 assists - 9 and 10 respectively. Cummings finished with 15 points and Odum added 13. Manny Arop made 3 of his 6 shots from behind the arc and had 17 points. Kyle Fossman tied a career...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Gant leads Indiana St. past Truman St. 80-69

Justin Gant scored 23 points, leading four players in double figures as Indiana State defeated Truman State 80-69 Friday night. Gant made 8 of 10 shots as the Sycamores (3-1) shot 54 percent for the game. Reserve Devonte Brown added 13 points and starting forwards Manny Arop and Demetrius Moore had 10 apiece for Indiana State. Mike Carlson led Truman State with 20. Andrew Vander...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana State beats No. 21 Notre Dame 83-70

After seeing a 10-point halftime lead evaporate into a second-half deficit, Indiana State sophomore swingman Khristian Smith recalls thinking one thing. ''We've just got to fight back,'' Smith said Sunday after the Sycamores upset 21st-ranked Notre Dame, 83-70. ''Runs are going to happen.'' For the Sycamores, it was an ensuing run of their own...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Illinois holds off Indiana State 21-14

Nikko Watson scored two rushing touchdowns as Western Illinois jumped to an early lead and held off Indiana State 21-14 on Saturday. Western Illinois (4-7, 2-5 Missouri Valley Conference) used a pair of 3-yard touchdown runs from Watson in the first half to build a 14-0 lead, and extended the lead on Martinez Davis' 32-yard interception return for a touchdown. Buck Logan'...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Bird has a bigger statue than Magic Johnson

Indiana State University presented Larry Legend with a sweet statue this weekend. The 17 foot, 1,900 lb bronze statue captures Bird’s flawless jump shot form, doesn’t it? Bird’s buddy, Bill Walton, summarized the moment in perfect Walton-speak: “The timeless contribution of a person who has changed the world for the better,” Walton said. “A living tribute … for families...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

South Dakota State blanks Indiana State 29-0

Zach Zenner rushed for 137 yards and a touchdown as South Dakota State rolled to a 29-0 win over Indiana State on Saturday. Zenner's touchdown gave South Dakota State (6-4, 3-3 Missouri Valley Conference) a 9-0 lead late in the first quarter, and the Jackrabbits added two second quarter field goals to take a 15-0 halftime lead. Austin Sumner connected with Jason Schneider for...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana State alum Larry Bird honored with statue

Indiana State University officials unveiled a bronze statue of, what they call, the school's most famous alum. The statue of former Sycamores basketball star Larry Bird stands just over 17-feet tall. The statue of Bird, wearing a Sycamores jersey, is in the middle of a jump shot, reminding fans of the greatest years in Sycamores basketball. Members of Indiana State's 1979...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana State holds off Ball State in 82-73 win

Dawon Cummings sank a half dozen 3-pointers to lead Indiana State to an 82-73 win over Ball State on Saturday. Cummings, who was 7 of 10 for 21 points, also grabbed two steals and a rebound. The Sycamores extended their series streak to three over Ball State with 56 percent shooting from the field and 85 percent from the free throw line. Three more Sycamores joined Cummings in...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Indiana State unveils perfect Larry Bird statue

Larry Bird has been immortalized at his alma mater with a statue that is absolutely perfect.Seen here is the relic recently revealed by Indiana State to pay homage to the best basketball player and most famous alumnus in school history.As you can see, the statue is on point, as the creator nailed everything about Bird from his shooting form, glorious hairdo, intense facial expression...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bird gets statue at Indiana State

If Larry Bird wasn't intimidating enough on a basketball court, now a 15-foot version of him will remind Indiana State visitors how scary he could be. The Sycamores haven't had much basketball success since Bird strolled the campus and took them to the NCAA title game in 1979, but the school is making sure to honor Bird properly with its 1,900-pound statue. Sculptor Bill...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Bird Statue Raised at Indiana State University, Shows Celtics Legend in 15-Foot Shooting Form (Photo)

If Larry Bird wasn’t intimidating enough on a basketball court, now a 15-foot version of him will remind Indiana State University visitors how scary he could be. The Sycamores haven’t had much basketball success since Bird strolled the campus and took them to the NCAA title game in 1979, but the school is making sure to honor Bird properly with its 1,900-poound statue. Sculptor...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Missouri State routs Indiana State 49-7

Missouri State returned a school-record three interceptions for touchdowns on the way to a 49-7 blowout over Indiana State on Saturday. Rique Bentley, Jeremy Springer and Sybhrian Berry each scored on interceptions as a part of a 28-0 third quarter for Missouri State (4-6, 4-2 Missouri Valley). Jeremy Springer almost returned an interception in the fourth quarter for a fourth defensive...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

North Dakota State smothers Indiana State 56-10

Brock Jensen threw four touchdown passes and Jordon Strangler returned two punts for touchdowns as North Dakota State avenged its only loss from the 2012 season by beating Indiana State 56-10 Saturday. Jensen completed 13 of 14 passes for 186 yards and added 46 yards rushing and Zach Vraa caught seven balls for 122 yards and two touchdowns for the Bison (8-0, 5-0 Missouri Valley...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Illinois State routs Indiana State 55-14

Marshaun Coprich ran for 137 yards and three touchdowns as Illinois State routed Indiana State 55-14 on Saturday. Illinois State (3-4, 2-2 Missouri Valley) scored on each of its first six drives, taking a 38-0 lead after a 4-yard touchdown run by Coprich in the second quarter. Coprich also ran for a 1-yard score on the Redbirds' first drive of the game and a 72-yard touchdown...
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October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana State defeats Quincy in a 70-7 blowout

Mike Perish catapulted Indiana State into its first win of the season with four touchdown passes and one rushing in the 70-7 victory against Quincy Saturday. Perish was 23 of 26 for a career-high 379 yards passing before leaving the field five minutes into the third quarter after setting up a 49-0 cushion for the Sycamores (1-2). Robert Tonyan Jr. replaced Perish and threw for...
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September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Hazell's Boilers Survive Indiana State: A Work in Progress

Darell Hazell is looking to change the culture and turn the program back around and this is a step in the right direction, but there is still a lot of work to be done.  The Boilers got their first win of the season on saturday against a lesser opponent who was playing without their best player.   They started off good with a reverse play on the opening kickoff for a touchdown...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana State player ejected for cheap shot on Indiana player

The new targeting rule where players can be ejected from the game for hits to their opponents head has been the subject of much controversy this summer.  But, there are some instances, such as this hit by Indiana State’s Carlos Aviles on Indiana’s Shane Wynn, where an ejection is much-deserved.  A hit like this is completely unnecessary, and since IU was up 59-28 when this...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana State Freshman Jumps The Gun On This Bone Crushing Hit

That’s Indiana State freshman Carlos Aviles barreling into the return man well before receiving the ball.  Aviles was ejected immediately after the hit in what was an exciting first day of college football. [gifulmination] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Coverage Central: IU 73, Indiana State 35

Here are the first round of overnight links from our AllHoosiers.com coverage of IU-Indiana State. Check back throughout the morning Friday as we will update this file with new stories and sidebars.
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Analysis: IU 73, Indiana State 35

Sophomore tailback Tevin Coleman was one of the many individual stars for Indiana Thursday with 169 yards on 14 carries and two scores.
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

'You can't mess with one of our guys'

Indiana State took a cheap shot at Shane Wynn, and his teammates took exception. Find out why they wanted to score as many points as possible after their teammate went down.
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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