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February 26, 2013

METRO: ISU’s Odum finalist for Lou Henson Award

TERRE HAUTE — Junior guard Jake Odum of Indiana State is among 25 finalists for the 2013 Lou Henson Award, presented annually to the top mid-major player in college basketball, it was announced Monday.  

Odum is averaging a team-best 14.3 points per game, which ranks ninth in the MVC, and his 4.7 assists per game are second in the league. One of the leading candidates for the Larry Bird MVC Player Of The Year Award, Odum is averaging 1.5 steals per game, seventh-best in the league, and he has made 163 free throws this season, which ranks sixth on the ISU single-season list.

Indiana State is 17-11, 9-7 in the MVC, heading into Wednesday’s 7:05 p.m. game in Hulman Center against Drake.

The 2013 Lou Henson Award will be presented at the CollegeInsider.com awards banquet in Atlanta, site of the men’s NCAA Basketball Championship.

Doug McDermott of Creighton and Jackie Carmichael of Illinois State also represent the Missouri Valley Conference on the 25 man list of honorees.

Others are Travis Bader of Oakland, Billy Baron of Canisius, Jerrelle Benimon of Towson, Tommy Brenton of Stony Brook, Ryan Broekhoff of Valparaiso, Isaiah Canaan of Murray State, Will Cherry of Montana, Ian Clark of Belmont, Jake Cohen of Davidson, D.J. Cooper of Ohio University, Matthew Dellavedova of St. Mary’s (Calif.), James Ennis of Long Beach State, Juan’ya Green of Niagara, Tyler Haws of Brigham Young, Momo Jones of Iona, Jamal Olasewere of LIU-Brooklyn, Zeke Marshall of Akron, Ray McCallum of Detroit, Mike Muscala of Bucknell, Augustine Rubit of South Alabama and Taylor Smith of Stephen F. Austin.

• Otters open with wins — At Otter Creek, the Vigo County middle school girls basketball tournaments for sixth- and seventh-grade teams began Monday night with the host teams getting wins.

The sixth-grade Otters downed Woodrow Wilson 37-17 and Chloe Mason scored 14 points for the winners and Amani Brown 11 for the Warriors.

In seventh-grade action, Otter Creek beat Woodrow Wilson 27-20 as Camryn Scott scored nine for the Otters and Taylor Ellis eight for Woodrow Wilson.

Semifinal games are tonight with Otter Creek hosting Sarah Scott and Honey Creek hosting West Vigo. Championship games are Thursday.

Baseball

• Manaea honored — Indiana State left-hander Sean Manaea has been named Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week after allowing just one hit and striking out 10 in a six-inning stint Friday against the College of Charleston.

Manaea allowed just five baserunners, none reaching third base, as the Sycamores won the game 3-1. He is now tied for 10th on ISU’s all-time strikeout list with Chris Schaefer (1987-89) with 213.

ISU plays Wednesday at Austin Peay, then has a three-game series at Eastern Kentucky starting Friday.

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Tribune-Star/Joseph C. Garza Safe!: Tony Rosselli beats the tag at second base by a West Virginia opponent during the Rex' game against the Miners on Tuesday at Warn Field.

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  • ISU football picked last in MVFC

    Indiana State’s football team found itself in familiar, if depressing, territory when the Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason poll was released on Tuesday.

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  • Post 346 wins Legion state tournament opener

    Post 346 wins American Legion baseball state tournament opener

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    Sprint car driver Bryan Clauson is living up to lofty expectations

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • METRO ROUNDUP: Bishop, Colozo clean up at Clark County Fair

    Horses owned by Norm Bishop of Marshall and ridden by Jorge Colozo Sr. topped the results in races run Monday at the Clark County Fair.

    July 29, 2014

  • NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

    CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit. 

    July 29, 2014

  • Degano2.jpg Bullpen mates: Three relievers coming on strong down stretch for Rex

    The Terre Haute Rex pitching staff ranks fifth among the 12 teams in the Prospect League in earned-run average this season and first in the league with only four home runs allowed all summer. But the Rex pitchers might be the best in the league the past two weeks as the team has had two shutouts and two games with one run allowed in the past week.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Tom Reck: Experience came out on top Sunday

    Sunday was a very good day  fFor Jeff Gordon, who won the Brickyard 400 for the fifth time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He won the first one and really doesn’t look much older today.

    July 29, 2014

  • Colts Camp Football_Tayl.jpg Colts waive running back Rainey

     What a difference a couple of days make.  After Saturday's morning training camp practice, Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano was effusive in his praise of running back Chris Rainey. But on Monday, the Colts surprisingly announced that Rainey had been waived after violating an unspecified team policy.

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  • Reed gets promotion, hits homer

    Look out Midwest League. A.J. Reed is coming and he’s bringing the long ball with him.

    July 29, 2014

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Tribune-Star/Bob PoynterLeader: Tom Jones is leading going into Sunday's final round of the Men's City Championship at Hulman Links on Sunday.

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  • ISU football picked last in MVFC

    Indiana State’s football team found itself in familiar, if depressing, territory when the Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason poll was released on Tuesday.

    July 29, 2014

  • Degano2.jpg Bullpen mates: Three relievers coming on strong down stretch for Rex

    The Terre Haute Rex pitching staff ranks fifth among the 12 teams in the Prospect League in earned-run average this season and first in the league with only four home runs allowed all summer. But the Rex pitchers might be the best in the league the past two weeks as the team has had two shutouts and two games with one run allowed in the past week.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Prettyman wants ISU to be prepared for potential NCAA changes

    Against a rising tide of media, public and institutional sentiment that would suggest otherwise, Indiana State Director of Athletics Ron Prettyman believes that the current model of college athletics still works.

    July 26, 2014

  • ISU basketball trio earn national academic honors

    A trio of Indiana State basketball student-athletes have been named to the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court as announced by the national organization. Honored from Indiana State were Lucas Eitel, Justin Gant and Jake Kitchell.

    July 23, 2014

  • Metro roundup: Post 346 rallies past Rockville

    Wayne Newton Post 346 scored a run in the sixth and two in the seventh to get past Rockville 6-3 in an American Legion baseball regional at Terre Haute North on Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014

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Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, right, laughs with running back Chris Rainey during an NFL football training camp in Anderson, Ind., Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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Tribune-Star/Joseph C. Garza Safe!: Tony Rosselli beats the tag at second base by a West Virginia opponent during the Rex' game against the Miners on Tuesday at Warn Field.

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Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, right, laughs with running back Chris Rainey during an NFL football training camp in Anderson, Ind., Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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Tribune-Star/Jim Avelis Waiting: Bryan Clauson sits in his sprint car, waiting his turn to qualify at the Terre Haute Action Track for the Don Smith Classic.

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