Arkansas will be making its first post-season basketball appearance since 2008 when the Razorbacks (21-11) host Indiana State (23-10) Tuesday night at 8 p.m. in an NIT opening round game.
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Indiana State fought long and hard Sunday as it tried to punch its ticket to the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The Sycamores, who had defeated Loyola (Chicago) and Southern Illinois the previous two days to reach the MVC Tournament championship game, faced the tallest of tasks against No. 2 Wichita State.
Indiana State (23-10, 12-6 MVC) trailed the undefeated Shockers...
Wichita State capped a perfect regular season by beating Indiana State Sunday 83-69 to win the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. Only you wouldn’t know it by the T-shirts the team was wearing in their celebration. The front of the team’s conference tourney champs shirts properly showed the Shockers as the conference tourney winners, but the […]
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...
No. 2 seed Indiana State punched its ticket to the MVC Tournament semifinals with a 75-62, quarterfinal victory against No. 10 seed Loyola (Chicago). The Ramblers trailed only 26-22 at halftime but fell apart in the second stanza.
Still, Loyola (10-22, 4-14 MVC) was fortunate to be within two possessions at the intermission. The Ramblers made only four...
Indiana State Sycamores basketball player Brenton Scott was arrested last Saturday for drunk driving. But that might not be the worst part about this story.According to a report by WTWO, Scott allegedly tried to throw his identical twin brother under the bus for his mishap, initially telling police that his name was Bryson Scott. That's just wrong, dude.Brenton's lie was...
It is not often that an undefeated, top 5 men’s basketball team strolls into Terre Haute, Indiana, for a Missouri Valley Conference game. OK, so it has never happened. But tonight, Indiana State (17-5) has a chance to pull off what would surely be one of the biggest wins in the history of its program if the Sycamores can squeak past No. 4 Wichita State (23-0).
“This is the highest...
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...
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.
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November 16, 2013
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...
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...
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...
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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 […]