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Valparaiso hangs on to beat Indiana State, 69-63

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Alec Peters and E. Victor Nickerson each scored 15 points to help lead Valparaiso to a 69-63 win over Indiana State on Wednesday night. Peters added a game-high 11 rebounds and Nickerson finished with seven. Darien Walker and David Skara had 12 points apiece for the Crusaders (8-2), who have won three of their last four. Valparaiso opened the game on an...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Illinois beats Indiana State 68-62 for first win

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Casey Teson made six 3-pointers for 18 points and Eastern Illinois beat Indiana State 68-62 on Tuesday night for its first victory of the season. Teson hit a 3-pointer to extend Eastern Illinois' lead to 61-55. Brenton Scott answered with a 3 about a minute later and Everett Clemons added two free throws to make it 61-60. Cornell Johnston drained a shot...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana State edges Youngstown State 27-24

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Eric Heidorn kicked two field goals, including the game-winner with no time remaining, as Indiana State edged Youngstown State 27-24 on Saturday. The Sycamores (5-6, 3-5 Missouri Valley Conference) trailed 24-21 late in the fourth quarter when Heidorn kicked a 25-yard field goal to even the score, 24-24 with 5:04 to play. On the team's next possession, quarterback...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Balance leads Indiana State over Norfolk State 70-61

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Matt Van Scyoc and Brenton Scott scored 14 points and Khristian Smith added 13 to lead Indiana to a 70-61 win over Norfolk State at the Paradise Jam on Friday night. Van Scyoc had 10 points in the second half for the Sycamores (2-1), who made 10 of 24 3-pointers to offset an 11-point deficit at the foul line. Charles Oliver had 16 points and...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana State runs away from Wyoming to take a 70-55 win

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Matt Van Scyock converted a layup and added a free throw seconds later to spark Indiana State's 19-2 first-half run that carried the Sycamores to a 70-55 win over Wyoming in the Mountain West Conference Challenge Monday night. Wyoming held a three-point lead, 13-10, midway through the first half when Van Scyock, who finished with 13 points, tied the score...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Illinois beats Indiana State in overtime 37-30

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Nikko Watson ran for three touchdowns including the game-winner in overtime as Western Illinois beat Indiana State 37-30 on Saturday. Watson carried 30 times for 153 yards for the Leathernecks (5-5, 4-3 Missouri Valley Conference). His 8-yard score early in the fourth quarter tied the game at 30 and sent it into overtime. He then took it in from the 1 in...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bailey accounts for 5 TDs, N. Iowa beats Indiana State 59-13

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Aaron Bailey rushed for a career-best four touchdowns and threw for another in Northern Iowa's 59-13 victory over Indiana State on Saturday night. Bailey completed 8 of 13 for 114 yards and ran for 54 yards. He transferred from Illinois to Northern Iowa (5-4, 3-3 Missouri Valley Conference) before the 2015 season to remain a quarterback. The Panthers took...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Illinois State needs late rally to beat Indiana State 27-24

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Marshaun Coprich ran for 165 yards and a touchdown as Illinois State rallied to defeat Indiana State 27-24 Saturday. Tre Roberson's 5-yard scoring run, and Coprich's 2-point conversion, gave the Redbirds the lead with 2:58 left. On the Sycamore's ensuing drive, DraShane Glass stopped Robert Tonyan Jr., short of a first down, and the Redbirds took over on downs...
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October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

North Dakota State beats Indiana State 28-14

TERRA HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Easton Stick rushed for two touchdowns and threw for another as North Dakota State beat Indiana State 28-14 in Missouri Valley Football Conference play on Saturday. Stick, a freshman who replaced injured starting quarterback Carson Wentz, threw for 126 yards and led the Bison (5-2, 3-1) with 124 yards rushing. Stick scored on a 29-yard run early in the first...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana State edges Southern Illinois 39-36

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Matt Adam threw three touchdown passes, ran 43 yards for a fourth and Indiana State held on for a 39-36 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday. Indiana State (4-2, 2-1 Missouri Valley) took the lead for good at the end of the first half with a 27-yard field goal by Eric Heidorn. Adam, who was 14 of 29 for 190 yards and added another 123 yards rushing, had...
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October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

South Dakota State beats Indiana State 24-7

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Taryn Christion threw for one touchdown and ran for another as South Dakota State beat Indiana State 24-7 on Saturday night. Christion was 15 of 24 for 221 yards passing for the Jackrabbits (4-1, 1-1 Missouri Valley Conference). He was also the team's leading rusher with 99 yards on 16 carries. Kyle Paris ran for another 49 yards and a score. Christion scored...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana State tops Missouri State 56-28

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Matt Adam threw touchdown passes to four different receivers and Indiana State topped Missouri State 56-28 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams. Adam was 27 of 38 for 265 yards and connected for three second-half scores that allowed the Sycamores (3-1, 1-0) to pull away. Early in the fourth, wide receiver Gary Owens took a screen from Adam...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana St. holds on for 29-28 win over SE Missouri State

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Matt Adam hit Gary Owens on a 33-yard scoring strike with 41 seconds remaining and Indiana State held on to take a 29-28 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday. Trailing 29-22, Southeast Missouri State's Paul McRoberts hauled in a 26-yard touchdown pass from Dante Vandeven as time expired but the Redhawks failed to convert the two-point attempt...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue bracing for Indiana State's aggressive defense

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Indiana State is 0-14 all-time against the Big Ten. The Sycamores nonetheless have Purdue's undivided attention heading into its home opener Saturday. Two years ago, Purdue struggled to hold on for a 20-14 victory against Indiana State in West Lafayette. These Sycamores are ranked 21st in the FCS coaches' poll and piled up 11 tackles for loss, including...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Booker, Adam lead Indiana State over Butler 52-17

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) LeMonte Booker ran for three touchdowns and caught another to lead Indiana State to a 52-17 victory over Butler on Saturday in a game delayed for more than an hour due to lightning. Booker had first-half scoring runs of 2 and 76 yards, and added a 25-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Booker had 137 yards rushing on 11 carries. Matt Adam threw a 24-yard...
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September 05, 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

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 teams, we were...
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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 the flush...
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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

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
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