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  • SPT 031514 LARAMIE SCORE.jpg Second shot: ISU women seeking better shooting, defense against Marquette in WNIT opener

    Defensive continuity, defensive rebounding and better outside shooting are among the keys for Indiana State in a first-round WNIT basketball game against Marquette tonight in Hulman Center.

    March 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • NIT Indiana St Arkan.jpg Sycamores no match for Hogs

    In the wake of Indiana State’s 91-71 Tuesday loss to Arkansas in the National Invitation Tournament, it was obvious to everyone why ISU coach Greg Lansing feared the matchup against the Razorbacks. They just had too much for the Sycamores to handle.

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT031914 ISUSB stone.jpg Metro sports: Alvarez helps ISU softball gain home sweep

    Junior Yvette Alvarez pitched a complete-game win in the opener and hit her first career home run in the second game to lead the Indiana State softball team to a doubleheader sweep in its home opener Wednesday at Price Field.

    March 19, 2014 3 Photos

  • ISU2.jpg Sycamores eliminated from NIT by Razorbacks

    Arkansas ended ISU’s men’s basketball season with a 91-71 victory in the National Invitation Tournament.

    March 19, 2014 2 Photos 1 Link

  • ISU women's basketball team upbeat getting ready for Marquette

    The disposition of the Indiana State women’s basketball team was upbeat Tuesday as the Sycamores prepare for a WNIT showdown with Marquette on Thursday in Hulman Center.
    Two days off after returning from St. Charles, Mo., where top-seeded ISU was upset by fifth-seeded Drake, ISU coach Teri Moren prepared her team to get a postseason victory.

    March 19, 2014

  • SPT031714odum run.jpg A rapid pace: Arkansas style presents challenge for Sycamores

    Jake Odum has started at point guard for four years at Indiana State. He can claim as much as any Sycamore — past or present — that he’s seen it all. But even Odum hasn’t seen a team attack the game and attack their opponent quite like Arkansas does.

    March 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • ISU women to host Marquette on Thursday in WNIT

    Indiana State’s women’s basketball team will host Marquette on Thursday in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, the Sycamores learned late Monday night.

    March 18, 2014

  • sycamores logo ISU men NIT-bound

    After sitting on pins and needles for a week and after watching one conference champion after another fall in their conference tournaments, Indiana State’s National Invitation Tournament chances seemed to be a knife’s edge on Sunday.

    March 16, 2014 1 Photo 1 Link

  • 3 Sycamores earn All-American status at national track championships

    The Indiana State University women’s team scored nine points to place 27th overall at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships, as the men were 64th with 1 point.

    March 16, 2014

  • SPT 031514 ABDUL FOURTH.jpg ISU falls one step short at MVC women's semis

    ISU's women's basketball team falls 66-58 to Drake in MVC women's tournament semifinals.

    March 15, 2014 9 Photos

  • SPT 031514 MUNN DEFENSE.jpg ISU’s Family Arena struggles continue

    Indiana State’s women’s basketball postseason struggles continued Saturday in The Family Arena, site of the seventh neutral-site version of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.

    March 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Three All-Americans for ISU track at NCAA indoors

    March 15, 2014

  • ISU baseball gets back on winning track

    Indiana State’s baseball team rebounded from a 3-2 setback at the hands of UNC-Wilmington on Friday to sweep a doubleheader Saturday, taking the first game 11-5 and posting a 6-1 win in the nightcap.
    Today’s originally scheduled game was moved up to Saturday due to the possibility of strong thunderstorms moving into the Wilmington area.

    March 15, 2014

  • Metro Sports: ISU baseball’s winning streak halted at 12

    The UNC-Wilmington Seahawks scored on a walk-off single in the ninth inning to end Indiana State’s 12-game winning streak in baseball with a 3-2 victory Friday at Brooks Field.

    March 14, 2014

  • ISU trio reach NCAA track finals

    Indiana State’s Greggmar Swift and Katie Wise both advanced to today’s finals in their respective events on the first day of the 2014 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted by the University of New Mexico.

    March 14, 2014

  • isu2.jpg VIDEO: ISU defeats Loyola in MVC women's tournament

    Marina Laramie led the Sycamores with nine of her 15 points in the second half. The sophomore from nearby O’Fallon, Mo., had six of those points during a 9-2 ISU run after halftime.

    March 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • isu3.jpg VIDEO: Mahan's 17 rebounds among five best totals in league tournament history

    The toughness — both mental and physical — of Marina Laramie and Racheal Mahan — is a big reason the Indiana State women’s basketball team won five games in a row to close the regular season.
    The resolve of the Sycamore post duo was put to the test Friday in the MVC Tournament quarterfinals, and Laramie and Mahan were up to the task.

    March 14, 2014 2 Photos 1 Video

  • SPT 030914 LANSING BEFORE.jpg ISU men await postseason fate

    Indiana State’s men’s basketball team returned to practice on Friday without a team or a tournament to prepare for.

    March 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT 012514 QAADIR FILE.jpg ISU women have sights set on MVC tournament title

    With a win today in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament quarterfinals, Indiana State will secure its fourth 20-win season in women’s basketball since 1981-82.
    Getting to that point has been like competing in one of those urban adventure races with obstacles, mud pits and scavenger hunts. In other words, it hasn’t been permeated with style and grace. But the Sycamores stuck with it and got the job done.
    At least so far.

    March 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Abdul-Qaadir named league’s top newcomer

    Indiana State senior Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir is ready to keep her college basketball career rolling.
    The transfer from Memphis was eligible right away because she had finished her bachelor’s degree upon arrival in Terre Haute.

    March 13, 2014

  • Swift, Theisen vie for NCAA indoor honors

    Indiana State seniors Greggmar Swift and Mary Theisen are within striking distance of winning an NCAA title this weekend at the NCAA Division I indoor track and field championships.
    Sophomore sprinter Katie Wise is ranked 13th going into the meet in the 60-meter dash and has her sights on an All-American finish.

    March 13, 2014

  • SPT 012514 QAADIR file.jpg ISU’s Abdul-Qaadir, Munn All-MVC selections

    Senior guards Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir and Anna Munn have both been named to Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference teams, announced by the league on Wednesday. Abdul-Qaadir earned a spot on the first-team while Munn was named honorable mention.

    March 12, 2014 2 Photos

  • Metro sports: ‘Lucky Lou’ strikes again on golf course

    Retired Public Service Indiana employee Lou Mundell, a lifelong resident of Terre Haute, posted the fifth hole-in-one of his life Tuesday afternoon at the Harder Hall Country Club golf course in his winter home of Sebring.

    March 12, 2014

  • SPT031014ISUBB hannahs.jpg ISU win streak at 12

    Ryan Keaffaber recorded his sixth save in seven opportunities Monday as Indiana State won its 12th straight college baseball game, holding off a rally by visiting Western Illinois for a 7-4 victory on Bob Warn Field at Sycamore Stadium.

    March 10, 2014 4 Photos

  • Metro sports: Indiana State's Abdul-Qaadir honored by MVC again

    Bilquis Abdul-Qaadir of Indiana State has been named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week for women’s basketball, the league announced Monday.

    March 10, 2014

  • SPT 030914 ODUM HUG.jpg Guts, sweat, tears: Sycamores fall to perfect Shockers

    No one on Indiana State’s men’s basketball needed to say a word about the Sycamores’ 83-69 loss to Wichita State in Sunday’s Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game.

    March 10, 2014 6 Photos

  • SPT 030914 ODUM BAKER.jpg Todd Golden: Sycamores ran with the best

    It’s hard to run with Secretariat. Secretariat, for the uninitiated, won horse racing’s Triple Crown in 1973 and famously stormed to victory in the Belmont Stakes by an unfathomable 31 lengths. Secretariat is widely considered to be the greatest thoroughbred of all time, and his Belmont performance is one of sports’ all-time greatest moments. In Missouri Valley Conference terms, Wichita State is Secretariat.

    March 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • 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

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