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
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...
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...
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 […]
1. Junior R.J. Marhurin scored in double figure points for the fourth straight game, but more importantly he established a career high with four offensive rebounds. On those four possessions which he extended, the Sycamores went on to score 5 points. In close games, it's the little things.
2. The Sycamores won despite only making 17 field goals. The last time they won a game...
Each side scored from recovering fumbles in the end zone, but it was Indiana State that would win the game, beating Western Illinois 23-7 on Saturday night.
In the first half, the Sycamores got touchdowns from a 14-yard run by Richie Dyer and a 46-yard run by Shakir Bell. Defensive back Mark Sewall recovered the fumble in the end zone, and Tanner Fritschle added the extra point...
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Indiana State will erect a 15-foot bronze statue in honor of Larry Bird.