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  • Reliever leads comeback in ISU's 11th straight win

    It could have been just a mop-up role for Josh Dove on Sunday at Bob Warn Field, but the Indiana State relief pitcher wasn’t thinking that way.

    March 10, 2014

  • ISU fans cheer their team from afar

    Indiana State University basketball fans eagerly supported their team Sunday, even from a distance, as they watched the Sycamores battle in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game being played in St. Louis.

    March 10, 2014

  • SPT 030814 ODUM GRAB.jpg FROM THE PRESS BOX: Odum rises to WSU challenge

    When you’re getting ready to play the No. 2 team in the country — the undefeated No. 2 team in the country and the best Missouri Valley Conference team in a generation — the unwritten rule says you’re not supposed to rile them. That you’re not supposed to poke the hornet’s nest.

    March 9, 2014 2 Photos 2 Stories

  • Clock problems delay start of Indiana State semifinal game

    Time stood still in Scottrade Center on Saturday.
    Not by design.

    March 8, 2014 2 Stories

  • SPT 030814 ISU SPOTLIGHT.jpg Sycamores advance to Arch Madness title game

    No one said advancing to the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament championship game was going to be easy.

    March 8, 2014 9 Photos 2 Stories

  • ISU women grab share of MVC regular-season title

    The preseason Missouri Valley Conference favorite lived up to its expectations, as the Indiana State women’s basketball team grabbed a piece of the regular-season title with an 85-72 triumph over host Northern Iowa on Saturday afternoon inside McLeod Center.

    March 8, 2014

  • ISU headed to MVC title game

    Indiana State defeated Southern Illinois 62-59 on Saturday to advance to Arch Madness championship game.

    March 8, 2014

  • SPT 030714 ODUM 02O'LEARY.jpg Ramblin’ On: Sycamores use defensive stops to reach Missouri Valley semifinals

    It sounds counter-intuitive, but to go forward in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament you must first get stops. In Friday’s MVC Tournament quarterfinal against Loyola, ISU followed that bit of zen to a tee. The Sycamores never let the Ramblers get comfortable offensively and put a hammer-lock on Loyola standout Milton Doyle. ISU rode its defense to an easy 75-62 victory at Scottrade Center.

    March 8, 2014 9 Photos

  • ISU baseball looking to carry success home

    Indiana State had pitching questions coming into the season, having lost its entire starting staff from a year ago.
    So far anyway, those questions have been answered. The Sycamores are 9-1 going into their home opener today against Western Illinois.

    March 7, 2014

  • Metro sports: Rose-Hulman picks up baseball win

    A late run in the eighth-inning broke a 4-all tie and proved to be the game winner for Rockford College in a 5-4 decision over the Rose-Hulman baseball team Friday at the Chain of Lakes Complex.

    March 7, 2014

  • SPT 030614 AROP 02JUMPER.jpg Sycamores rejuvenated heading into MVC Tournament quarterfinals

    Indiana State point guard Jake Odum is sick-and-tired of being sick and tired.
    He’s tired of hearing about the team’s three-game losing streak. He’s tired of the Sycamores playing below par. He’s tired of the team not fulfilling its potential.
    He plans to do something about it this weekend. Second-seeded ISU begins its Missouri Valley Conference Tournament trek at 7:05 p.m. tonight against either No. 10 Loyola.

    March 6, 2014 3 Photos

  • SPT 011214 RACHEAL MAHAN.jpg ISU women seek top MVC seed

    Defense and rebounding are the staples of Teri Moren’s fourth Indiana State team, a squad that hits the road trying to defend and rebound its way to a regular-season conference title. The Sycamores women’s basketball can clinch the No. 1 seed in the Missouri Valley Conference with wins tonight against Drake and Saturday against Northern Iowa.

    March 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT 030114 KHRISTIAN SMITH.jpg ISU reserve Smith earns two MVC honors

    Indiana State sophomore Khristian Smith has been named to the Missouri Valley Conference’s All-Bench and Most Improved Teams, according to an announcement by the league office Wednesday.

    March 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Two Sycamores with Scott during Saturday incident

    A Vigo County’s Sheriff’s case report of Brenton Scott’s arrest last Saturday indicated that Scott, an Indiana State basketball player, tried to pass himself off as his twin brother and that two of his teammates were with him at the time of the incident.

    March 5, 2014

  • Metro Sports: Sycamores to be represented at NCAA indoors

    Three members of the Indiana State track and field team will compete in the 2014 NCAA indoor championships March 14-15 at Albuquerque, N.M. Senior Greggmar Swift will represent the men, while sophomore Katie Wise and senior Mary Theisen will represent the women.

    March 5, 2014

  • SPT 021914 ODUM STEAL.jpg Odum, Smith, Arop recognized by MVC

    Indiana State point guard Jake Odum doesn’t play baseball, but he did go 4-for-4 in his Sycamore career.
    His 4-for-4 performance came in regards to his All-Missouri Valley Conference selections. Odum has been named to the all-MVC team in each of his four seasons, and for the second time in a year, Odum was named to the MVC’s first team.
    Teammate Khristian Smith also received a major individual honor. Smith, a sophomore, earned the MVC’s Sixth Man Award. Senior Manny Arop also was named as an All-MVC honorable-mention selection.

    March 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • ISU’s Odum earns first-team All-MVC honors

    ST. LOUIS —Indiana State guard Jake Odum earned a spot on the 2014 All-Missouri Valley Conference first team, which was announced today as the Sycamores prepare for this week’s MVC men’s basketball tournament.

    March 4, 2014

  • Metro: No ISU baseball today; home opener now Friday

    Indiana State’s baseball home opener that was to be played today has been pushed back, according to Sycamore head coach Mitch Hannahs.

    March 3, 2014

  • ISU's Scott booked for OWI, possession

    Indiana State men's basketball player Brenton Scott was booked into the Vigo County Jail on Saturday for operating while intoxicated, possession of marijuana/hash, possession of paraphenalia and false reporting/informing.

    March 3, 2014

  • SPT 030214 ANNA MUNN FINAL.jpg Senior Day Success

    Indiana State shot just 35 percent from the field Sunday in Hulman Center compared with 46 percent for the visiting Bradley women, but that was almost a good thing.

    March 3, 2014 3 Photos

  • ISU teams sweep titles in indoor track

    Indiana State’s track teams swept the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships on Sunday at Northern Iowa, the men leading all the way and the women surviving a three-way battle.

    March 3, 2014

  • SPT 030114 JAKE ODUM FINAL.jpg Odum can't get roll on game-winning attempt on Senior Day

    The storybook was ready to be opened at Hulman Center on Saturday.
    Down two with 4.5 seconds to go, Indiana State rebounded a free throw miss by Northern Iowa’s Seth Tuttle. ISU senior point guard Odum timed his dash perfectly up the floor. He released his shot from just behind the 3-point line at just the right second. The shot was true and online.

    March 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • TODD GOLDEN: Lansing's belief in his team has not wavered

    In the wake of Indiana State’s 71-69 loss to Northern Iowa on Saturday, and the three-game losing streak that comes with it, ISU coach Greg Lansing wanted to get one point across crystal clear in his postgame press conference.

    March 2, 2014

  • Red-hot ISU baseball wins eighth straight game

    Indiana State broke away from a tight ballgame with four runs in the fifth inning and went on to post their eighth-straight victory of the 2014 campaign with a 10-3 triumph over New Orleans Saturday.
    David Stagg (3-0) was the winning pitcher for the Sycamores as he went seven innings. He allowed two runs, scattered nine hits and struck out eight.

    March 1, 2014

  • ISU men’s track leading in MVC indoor championships

    Indiana State’s men’s track and field team took the lead Saturday after the first day of the Missouri Valley Conference indoor championships Saturday at Northern Iowa, while the Sycamore women were second.
    Seeking their second straight championship, the Sycamore men have 64 points to 37 for Illinois State. Indiana State’s women are just two points behind Southern Illinois, 50-48.

    March 1, 2014

  • SPT 022814 ABDUL-QAADIR.jpg Rolling along: Third straight victory helps Sycamores tie for second in MVC

    Aside from Teri Moren sticking with her pink Chuck Taylor shoes on the sideline for superstitious reasons, Indiana State’s three-game winning streak can be explained by strong play in nearly every aspect of the game.

    February 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT 111713 EITEL ONE.jpg Sycamores stay positive in face of adversity

    After Indiana State’s 77-59 loss at Illinois State on Wednesday, ISU players had an idea of how the tone of Thursday and Friday’s practices would be prior to today’s regular-season finale against Northern Iowa.

    February 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Metro: ISU softball win streak reaches 6

    Indiana State improved its college softball winning streak to six games Friday by beating Wright State 4-3 and IUPUI 3-2 on the opening day of the Holiday Inn Hilltopper Classic.

    February 28, 2014

  • SPT 020514 ODUM SMILE.jpg Odum's final chapter is here; how will he author the ending?

    If you compare a college basketball career to a book, Indiana State point guard Jake Odum has been a page-turner from day one.
    Odum has dazzled ISU fans from the time he became a starter during the first weekend of his first season in 2010. The Sycamores have not had a losing season during the Odum era, a run of success unprecedented in ISU’s Division I history.

    February 28, 2014 3 Photos

  • SPT 021614 ABDUL-QAADIR.jpg VIDEO: Indiana State women looking to add to winning streak at home

    Indiana State looks to put a three-game winning streak together tonight against Loyola, who topped the Sycamores behind 30 points by senior forward Troy Hambric for one of the Ramblers’ nine wins this season.
    The Sycamores’ women’s basketball team stifled Missouri State last Friday and knocked off first-place Wichita State on Sunday for a pair of road wins last weekend. They'll look to build upon that momentum tonight at home.

    February 28, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

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