Sycamores' offense can't get out of neutral at Wichita
Saturday’s Indiana State-Wichita State saw the MVC’s highest-scoring team (ISU) go head-to-head against the MVC’s stingiest defense (WSU).
It really did ... even if it didn’t seem like it in the wake of Wichita State’s 68-48 victory over the Sycamores.
Strickland scores 33 as Rose-Hulman takes over first in HCAC
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball aficionados have looked up to Julian Strickland for a long time, and for almost two years now the HCAC has been looking up at Rose-Hulman in the standings as well.
On Saturday in Hulbert Arena, the Engineer senior showed again — perhaps more decisively than usual — why those two facts are more than coincidental as host Rose-Hulman broke a first-place tie in the HCAC standings with a 65-60 win over Mount St. Joseph.
Sycamore women have momentum heading into Southern Illinois
Though it’s just four Missouri Valley Conference games — and coach Teri Moren is nowhere near satisfied — the Indiana State women’s basketball team has shown progress in becoming a championship-caliber defensive team.
The Sycamores rank first in the league in points allowed at 56.0 per game and second in field-goal percentage defense at 37.1.
Hoosiers' offense stalls in home loss to Northwestern
This was how Indiana was supposed to look against Wisconsin on Tuesday.
Who knew Northwestern would be the one shutting down the Hoosiers’ offense?
MVC summit meeting … it’s on
It’s one game at a time for Indiana State’s men’s basketball team this season. Until it’s not.
FROM THE PRESS BOX: Little to lose, a lot to gain for Indiana State
It’s hard not to get excited about today’s Missouri Valley Conference summit meeting between co-leaders Indiana State and Wichita State. Who wouldn’t be?
First place in HCAC up for grabs today at Rose-Hulman
Rose-Hulman will play host to Mount St. Joseph in a matchup of the top two teams in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball standings at 3 p.m. today in Hulbert Arena.
Munn scores 20, Laramie 19 in ISU's dominant win at Evansville
Anna Munn came back from an injury with a vengeance Thursday night, scoring a game-high 20 points and leading visiting Indiana State to a 67-46 rout of Evansville in Missouri Valley Conference women’s basketball.
Anger management? Sycamores hoping to put dent into Shockers' mantra
It started as a motivational tactic from a former great, became a rallying cry, a Twitter hashtag, and finally, a marketing slogan.
Play Angry — the mantra by which the undefeated Wichita State’s men’s basketball team has been defined in its whirlwind of success — took on a life of its own.
ISU track to battle Illinois State in only home meet of season
The Indiana State men’s track and field team will be looking to stay unbeaten on the young season tonight in the Sycamores’ lone home matchup of the indoor or outdoor seasons.
ISU will battle Missouri Valley Conference rival Illinois State — while Rose-Hulman battles Manchester — inside the Rose-Hulman Sports and Recreation Center.
Comfort zone: ISU to 5-0 in MVC with 70-55 win over Missouri State
Every victory has its own story to tell. What’s the story in Indiana State’s 70-55 win over Missouri State on Wednesday at Hulman Center. It was comfortable.
ISU women seek 5-0 start in MVC
Indiana State’s players have the approach of a team excited about the challenge of picking up two road wins to take a 5-0 start to the Missouri Valley Conference schedule for the first time since the 2005-06 regular-season champions.
Metro: Miller fires in 32 to lead Rose men to victory
Rose-Hulman sophomore Jimmy Miller scored a career-high 32 points and the Engineers earned their eighth straight men’s basketball victory by a 74-56 count over Franklin on Wednesday night in Hulbert Arena.
MVC notebook: Top scorers carrying losing teams
What can you make out of the fact that the Missouri Valley Conference’s top four scorers are on men’s basketball teams that are a combined 4-12 in league play so far?
It’s not any kind of comment on those players, of course, but it speaks volumes about the lack of help they have on their own teams.
Evansville’s D.J. Balentine is currently the leading scorer in the MVC at 22.4 points per game. Following Balentine on the list are Southern Illinois’ Desmar Jackson (20.7), Drake’s Richard Carter (17.9) and Bradley’s Walt Lemon Jr. (17.1).
Ferrell’s 25 points help IU stun No. 3-ranked Wisconsin
In 114 seasons, Indiana University had never lost 13 straight games to one opponent in men’s basketball.
It still hasn’t happened.
The Hoosiers rallied from a second-half double-digit deficit to defeat No. 3-ranked Wisconsin 75-72 Tuesday night, snapping a 12-game losing streak in the series against the Badgers.
Jeremiah Turner named to ISU fund-raising post
Former Tribune-Star publisher Jeremiah Turner has been hired by the Indiana State University Foundation as a development officer, the Foundation announced Monday.
Munn's backcourt mates stepping up at right time
Getting more perimeter scoring to take pressure off senior Anna Munn was a requirement going into this season for Indiana State to achieve its goals.
Rose-Hulman's Jimmy Miller hits two free throws to lift Engineers in final seconds
Rose-Hulman sophomore Jimmy Miller buried two free throws with 4.4 seconds remaining and the Engineers defended the game’s final possession to earn a 58-57 men’s basketball victory at Defiance College on Saturday.
Rose-Hulman women improve to 4-2 in HCAC
Three Rose-Hulman players scored in double figures as the Engineers picked up their third straight victory with a 63-57 win over Defiance in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball Saturday.
Rose improved to 6-7 overall and 4-2 in the HCAC, while the Yellow Jackets dropped to 4-9 and 1-5 respectively.
ISU notebook: Moren's team excited for 'We Back Pat' game
Today’s game against Illinois State is the chance for players and fans to show support for legendary former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Fans are asked to wear purple to the “We Back Pat” game.
Bradley's Ford heaps praise on ISU's Odum
Jake Odum led Indiana State with 12 points in the Sycamores’ 62-59 win over Bradley on Saturday at Hulman Center. Odum also had four rebounds and four assists.
Eitel's clutch shots help Indiana State hold off Bradley
Sometimes a dose of perspective is not only welcome, but necessary.
One couldn’t blame any Indiana State fan for walking out of Hulman Center on Saturday with a sense of relief, and maybe even some frustration, after ISU labored to defeat Bradley 62-59.
Indiana State’s men’s basketball team had a successful 2013 season in many ways, but there was one failing that stuck out like a sore thumb — the Sycamores’ sub-par 3-point shooting.
METRO ROUNDUP: The Woods hires Steve Beeler as volleyball coach
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College athletic director Deanna Bradley has selected Steve Beeler as the Pomeroys’ new volleyball coach, according to an announcement Friday.
ISU Athletics Hall of Fame to add four
Four former Sycamores have been selected for induction into the the Indiana State University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2014, according to announcement Friday by ISU director of athletics Ron Prettyman.
Indiana State shows its maturity after Drake win
As Indiana State’s men’s basketball team practiced on Thursday at Hulman Center, nothing seemed too unusual.
It had the usual tenor of a post-gameday practice. It was light. Most of the time was devoted to shooting and some early walkthrough’s on ISU’s Saturday opponent — Bradley.
ISU kept calm ... and rallied past Drake
The gumption Indiana State's men's basketball team conjured in its 77-73 victory at Drake was worthy of a T-shirt.
Keep calm ... and rely on your experience.
Rose-Hulman men retain Mutchner Cup
Rose-Hulman reclaimed the John Mutchner Cup with a 76-64 men’s basketball victory over Earlham College on Wednesday night in Hulbert Arena.
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ISU’s Abdul-Qaadir named MVC women’s player of week
Indiana State women's basketball senior guard Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir has been named this week’s Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week, announced by the league on Monday.
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