Sheehey's career-high 30 helps Hoosiers over No. 20 Iowa
Will Sheehey scored 19 of his career-high 30 points in the first half and Stanford Robinson added a career-best 17 to lead Indiana over No. 20 Iowa 93-86 on Thursday night in a game that was postponed last week.
A.J. Reed picks up multiple NCAA baseball honors
Kentucky junior pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed has been named National Hitter of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and a National Player of the Week by NCAA.com, according to separate announcements.
A member of the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Watch List, the Terre Haute native was named National Hitter of the Week by the NCBWA, with VMI right-hander Reed Garrett earning NCBWA Pitcher of the Week.
Redbirds dominate Sycamores 77-59
Indiana State’s men’s basketball team is running out of answers for its recent woes ... and it’s running out of time to fix them. The slumping Sycamores added defensive problems to their offensive slump on Wednesday at Illinois State. The Redbirds made the Sycamores pay dearly for their poor all-around effort out of the gate as the Sycamores fell 77-59.
Rose coach expects wide-open race for HCAC title
Both Rose-Hulman basketball programs hope their teams will still be talked about in the Wabash Valley media after this weekend when they compete in their Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournaments.
No. 16 Michigan rallies past Purdue
Glenn Robinson III got a late bank shot to roll in as time expired Wednesday night, giving No. 16 Michigan a 77-76 overtime victory at Purdue.
Metro roundup: Hutson awarded USA Track and Field grant
Terre Haute native and 2016 Olympic hopeful Kylie Hutson was awarded a $7,000 grant from the USA Track and Field Foundation.
No. 14 Wisconsin beats Indiana 69-58
Sam Dekker scored 16 points and No. 14-ranked Wisconsin shrugged off a slow start to beat Indiana University 69-58 in men’s basketball Tuesday night.
The Hoosiers (15-12, 5-9 Big Ten) held Wisconsin (23-5, 10-5) to its lowest point production in the first half this season, taking a 29-19 lead.
Rose coach still ‘hanging around’
Approaching the start of his 25th season as Rose-Hulman’s baseball coach, Jeff Jenkins remembers some of his 601 victories, most of his teams’ highlights from five NCAA Division III tournament appearances and pretty much all of Art Nehf Field’s significant upgrades. He also can count on one hand how many times that umpires have tossed him from a game — two.
Metro: MVC honors Lockwood, Abdul-Qaadir; national award for A.J.
Indiana State sophomore Taylor Lockwood was named Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday after pitching one of two ISU softball shutouts Sunday and earning Most Valuable Player honors at Tennessee State’s Tiger Classic.
Sycamores 'non-competitive' in 77-66 loss at Missouri State
Indiana State’s men’s basketball team kept pushing a boulder up a mountain in the second half Saturday at Missouri State, only to see it tumble right back down.
The trouble wasn’t the boulder. It was how the mountain got there to begin with.
ISU in zone … not the kind they want
The canary was Evansville and the coal mine was Hulman Center on Wednesday. When a team as zone defense-aversive as Evansville — it was estimated after ISU’s 59-54 victory that the Purple Aces have employed a zone perhaps three times all season until Wednesday — uses it to keep the Sycamores’ offense from flowing, it’s a sure sign that ISU can expect to see zones from every opponent through to the end of the season.
Indiana State women looking to regroup on tough road trip
It’s regroup time for the Indiana State women’s basketball team after losing three of the past four.
Maybe the longest weekend road trip on the Missouri Valley schedule can induce the Sycamores to the high level of play they expect of themselves.
The Sycamores visit Missouri State — winners of four straight and five of six at home — tonight before heading to first-place Wichita State for a Sunday afternoon tilt.
Stout defense gets Indiana State over top against Evansville
Indiana State didn’t necessarily defeat Evansville 59-54 on Wednesday so much as they survived the Purple Aces. Survival came in the form of a stout defense.
Hannahs era off to good start for ISU baseball
Mitch Hannahs waited eight years to get his chance to become Indiana State’s baseball coach. Twice a finalist for the job, the former ISU All-American’s third try was successful as he replaced Rick Heller last July. Since he became the Sycamores’ boss, he’s had little time to reflect on the long road it took for him to get the position. There’s been too many pressing matters.
Workers find more loose plates in Assembly Hall
An inspection of the roof and ceiling at Assembly Hall on Wednesday found more places where melting snow and ice had loosened steel plates inside Indiana University’s basketball arena.
Metro roundup: Rose-Hulman men clinch share of HCAC title
Rose-Hulman clinched at least a share of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball championship and will host the league tournament starting Feb. 28 after winning 71-69 at Franklin on Wednesday night.
IU basketball game called after metal falls in Assembly Hall
The roof literally caved in on Indiana University’s basketball team.
The Hoosiers’ game against No. 15-ranked Iowa was postponed Tuesday night after an 8-foot-long, 50-pound piece of metal inside Assembly Hall fell from the ceiling into some empty seats in the northwest corner of the arena.
From The Press Box: The nuts and bolts of compiling a Mock Selection for the NCAA Tournament
Before March Madness comes the March mystery of the run-up to Selection Sunday.
College Report: Valley pair square off in softball pitching duel
Administrators and coaches long ago scheduled the East Tennessee State and Indiana University softball teams to both compete in the Georgia State Panther Invitational in Atlanta last weekend. Little could they have realized, however, that a Sunday afternoon pitching matchup between the two teams would pair two successful, blonde, and versatile performers from western Indiana in a head-to-head clash.
ISU freshman Keaffaber named MVC pitcher of week
Indiana State freshman right-hander Ryan Keaffaber was named the Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday.
Streaking Engineers return to national poll
Rose-Hulman’s men’s basketball team has earned a national ranking for the first time this season, reaching the No. 24 spot in the d3hoops.com national top 25 poll released Monday.
Metro Roundup: Rose-Hulman's Montgomery wins HCAC award again
Rose-Hulman’s Ryann-Rebecca Montgomery has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week for the third time this season after a historic performance on Friday.
Odum wakes Sycamores from SIU bad dream
For as long as he’s been in the Missouri Valley Conference, Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson has been a recurring nightmare for Indiana State’s basketball team.
Hinson’s Salukis descended upon Hulman Center on Saturday. All of the horrors Hinson’s teams usually inflict upon the Sycamores swooped in with him.
Indiana State baseball tops UConn, Ohio State on Saturday
The Indiana State Sycamores posted their first victory of the 2014 season on Saturday as Derek Stagg pitched seven scoreless innings in keeping the Connecticut offense quiet and leading the Sycamores to a 3-0 victory over the Huskies. The action came in the first of two games played at North Charlotte Regional Park as part of the Snowbird Classic Saturday.
Carter helps Purdue pull away from Hoosiers after halftime
Seattle native Sterling Carter didn’t have the opportunity to celebrate his mother, Debrea’s, birthday with her Friday, but he wanted to give her a present from afar.
The fifth-year graduate student transfer from Seattle University delivered that gift in a big way Saturday in Mackey Arena, scoring 19 points in the Boilermakers’ 82-64 basketball victory against rival Indiana.
Indiana State women turn up defense to shut down Salukis
Indiana State showed its loyal women’s basketball fan base some love for Valentine’s Day.
Lots of motivation today for ISU men
Indiana State endured a scary moment when Dawon Cummings suffered what turned out to be a minor knee injury at practice earlier this week.
Rose’s Jim Shaw nearing 300 victories
Rose-Hulman hits the road for Bluffton and a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball matchup at 3 p.m. today.
Sullivan native Rhagen Smith working hard to contribute to Indiana State bench
Indiana State freshman Rhagen Smith wasn’t needed to fill a big void in the post for the women’s basketball team this season.
The former Sullivan standout knew she wasn’t likely to step in and play huge minutes, but the 6-foot-2 forward is trying to make the most of the action she gets. Smith spells starting post players Racheal Mahan and Marina Laramie.
Sycamore women hoping for successful two-game homestand on heels of two losses
Tonight may be Think Pink night, but Indiana State’s women’s basketball team needs to think blue — as in blue-collar effort — to snap a two-game losing streak.
The Sycamores will don pink Nike sneakers and a limited number of fans will receive pink t-shirts or pink rally towels as part of the Susan G. Komen “Pink Out.”
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