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Perish leads Indiana State past S. Illinois, 41-26

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...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana State knocks off Loyola of Chicago 75-62

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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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 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...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via NESN.com
November 06, 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...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 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...
Via Diehardsport
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
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Sycamores top runner out with separated shoulder

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...
Via Fox Sports
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Indiana State’s Carlos Aviles ejected for targeting of Shane Wynn

Indiana State Sycamores special teamer Carlos Aviles was ejected for targeting after crushing Indiana's Shane Wynn on a punt return.
Via Gamedayr
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana State’s Carlos Aviles ejected for new targeting rule (Video)

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Keandre Leatherwood returns Jan 19th at Indiana State Fairgrounds

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Oden (Allegedly) Gets Drunk At Indiana State Homecoming Party

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...
Via Busted Coverage
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana State to Honor Larry Bird with a Statue

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Via The Kevin Burke Project
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana State To Dedicate Larry Bird Statue In 2013

Indiana State will erect a 15-foot bronze statue in honor of Larry Bird.
Via RealGM
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Larry Bird statue coming in the fall of 2013

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. [...]
Via CLNS Radio
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Wow, Check Out This Lucas Oil Stadium Model Made Entirely Out Of Legos (Pics/Video)

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 [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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