PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Khristian Smith, who nailed a 3-pointer with 5:18 left to give Indiana State the lead for good, had 16 points as the Sycamores beat Bradley 60-52 on Saturday.
The victory assures Indiana State (15-15, 11-7 Missouri Valley Conference) the No. 3 seed in the conference tournament that begins March 5.
Bradley had a 7-0 run to lead 47-46 with 5:52 left in the game,...
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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...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Milik Yarbrough contributed nine of his 11 points during a key run and Ash Yacoubou finished with 15 points, helping Saint Louis get past Indiana State 69-56 on Tuesday night.
Marcus Bartley added 10 points, combining with Yarbrough to shoot 8 of 10 from the field. Yacoubou was 4 of 13 overall, but went 7 of 9 from the free throw line.
The Billikens used a 13...
Last Saturday, down by one with 42 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Indiana State pulled off a deceptive trick play on a kick return against Missouri State, which helped
November 05, 2014
It's the kind of thing you expect to see run on cartoons between Tom and Jerry. Either that or in old Three Stooges episodes. Maybe you'll see it in a goofy Disney made-for-TV movie. You never expect to see it actually run in a real college football game and you especially don't expect it to actually work.What am I rambling about? The ole 'hidden ball' trick: Read more »
Missouri State scored with under one minute left and Indiana State had their backs against the wall. They used this creative trick play (and a little help from a missed tackle) to get the ball down to the Missouri State 35 yard line. Indiana State would eventually hit a 38 yard field goal to win the game.
h/t Dr Saturday
It's pretty awful when the hidden ball trick works in baseball. Imagine how Missouri State felt after Indiana State pulled it off on Saturday.
Trailing 18-17 with 42 seconds left, the Sycamores put their devious plan into motion.
Missouri State tried a squib kick, which was picked up by running back Dmitri Taylor at the 28-yard line.
In these days of the no-huddle offense, the Sycamores...
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Wichita State completed a very impressive undefeated regular season and run through the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, beating Indiana State 83-69. Unfortunately for them, their Championship shirts have Indiana State listed as the Champions on the back of the bracket. Might want to double-check this type of thing before printing them, no?
The Shockers are the first team to...
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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 […]
Poor Wichita State, now the Missouri Valley Conference won’t even give the Shockers credit for their wins. After blowing out Indiana State 83-69 in the conference tournament championship, Shocker players were given these shirts, which features a filled-out MVC tournament bracket. Only one problem…
Back of shirts given to Wichita State players has Indiana State as MVC champ....
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...
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...
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Indiana State (15-4, 6-1 MVC) needed 37 points from its bench Wednesday, but the Sycamores found a way to outlast Loyola Chicago (7-12, 2-5), 65-61, at Gentile Arena
In what was a tight game throughout, neither team led by more than six points. The Sycamores held a six-point advantage in the final seconds. But Loyola sophomore Jeff White made things interesting...
Loyola Chicago’s Missouri Valley Conference era began on a sour note as the Ramblers lost at Indiana State, 70-58, on Wednesday.
Indiana State (10-3, 1-0 MVC) was picked to finish No. 2 in the league during the preseason, and the Sycamores had lived up to that hype in non-conference play with victories against Notre Dame and Belmont.
Loyola (5-8, 0-1 MVC) held its own early against...
Manny Arop scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds in leading Indiana State to its third straight win, a 70-58 victory in a Missouri Valley Conference opener against Loyola of Chicago Wednesday.
Arop made 7 of 15 attempts, including 3 of 6 3-pointers. Dawon Cummings added 10 points for the Sycamores (10-3), who didn't match the Ramblers' 50 percent shooting from the floor but...
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January 01, 2014
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A new era begins in Loyola (Chicago) basketball tomorrow as the Ramblers play their first-ever Missouri Valley Conference game against the Indiana State Sycamores. Former long-time members of the Horizon League, the Ramblers (5-7) are entering their inaugural year in the MVC.
Short of Wichita State, playing at Indiana State (9-3) is the toughest introduction...
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...
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Raigyne Moncrief scored 22 points on Tuesday and shot 72.7 percent from the floor to lead No. 13 LSU in an 83-66 victory over Indiana State.
Moncrief grabbed nine rebounds and finished with six assists and five steals. She was named the SEC Freshman of the Week on Monday after averaging 20 points in the last two games, with 11 steals. Jeanne Kenney ended the matchup with a career...
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December 03, 2013