CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Mike Perish threw for 353 yards and four touchdowns, two in the first quarter, to spark Indiana State to a 41-26 win over Southern Illinois Saturday.
The Sycamores (5-3, 2-2 Missouri Valley) built a 24-7 halftime lead, but saw it cut to a 10-point advantage on a 26-yard Ryan West-to-Tay Willis touchdown pass.
Perish responded by tossing a 6-yard strike to Isaac...
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ST. LOUIS -- Jake Odum scored 18 points as second-seeded Indiana State knocked off No. 10 seed Loyola of Chicago 75-62 in a Missouri Valley Conference quarterfinal Friday.
Indiana State (21-9) shot 53 percent from the floor and made five 3-pointers. Justin Gant scored 14 points with four assists for the Sycamores and Devonte Brown added 12 points.
Jeff White led Loyola (10-21) with...
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...
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
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...
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...
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
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...
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.
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Indiana State lost record-setting running back Shakir Bell with a separated right shoulder late in the first half of Thursday night's season opener at Indiana.
Bell landed hard on his shoulder at the end of long run with 1:20 left in the first half. He was helped to the bench and returned for the second half in street clothes.
He is expected to miss at least a couple of weeks...
Indiana State Sycamores special teamer Carlos Aviles was ejected for targeting after crushing Indiana's Shane Wynn on a punt return.
Indiana State’s Carlos Aviles was ejected from Thursday’s season-opening game against Indiana for violating college football’s new targeting rule. Aviles was attempting to cover a punt in the third quarter during the Sycamores’ game against Indiana, but he leveled Shane Wynn before the returner received the punt. The freshman defensive back was called for a […]
Junior middleweight prospect Keandre "Lightning" Leatherwood (12-1-1, 8 KOs) will step back into the ring Saturday January 19th against Chicago native Michael Walker in a scheduled 8 rounder on a card being held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Leatherwood fights out of Atlanta, Georgia, but he was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where he helped...
Here comes the hate mail: “Why do you guys keep picking on Greg Oden?” And, “What’s it matter if Greg gets ********* at the Indiana State homecoming tailgate?” And, “You guys are assholes who need to worry about something else. Leave Greg alone.”Look, morons, we’re not the ones telling Grantland.com that we had a drinking problem and that it was solved.We like Greg...
Indiana State will erect a 15-foot bronze statue in honor of Larry Bird.
That’s right folks! The Indiana State campus will finally honor the legend that put their tiny college on that map some 30 plus years ago. French Lick and Terre Haute Indiana were put on the World map during the 1978-79 basketball season, when Larry Bird vaulted his unknown state university to first in the nation. [...]
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Created by Brian Alano, the above Lego version of Lucas Oil Stadium — which originally debuted at the Indiana State Fair last summer — is now sitting front and center during Super Bowl Week as it is prominently displayed right next to Radio Row. Alano spared no detail in his impressive creation, as it features [...]