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ISU’s Zangmeister posts career best in 5,000 meters
Indiana State junior Jessica Zangmeister edged closer to the Indiana State record in the women’s 5,000 meters as she closed out her indoor season with a career-best time of 17:05.02 in the Alex Wilson Invitational on Friday.
ISU women begin final homestand
Indiana State squandered a big opportunity on Sunday to move into a third-place tie in the Missouri Valley Conference, but coach Teri Moren’s squad has four games remaining to maintain its spot among the league leaders.
That begins with a two-game homestand in which the Sycamores have a chance to sweep the season series with Missouri State for the first time since 2008 and the chance to knock off league leader Wichita State.
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VIDEO: No Arop, no energy, no victory for Sycamores
Indiana State’s men’s basketball team wanted to use its last home game of the season Wednesday as a springboard to success in next week’s Missouri Valley Conference tournament.
Streak Snapped: Illinois State stops Indiana State
Illinois State snapped Indiana State’s four-game winning streak Sunday, also keeping the Sycamores’ women’s basketball team from joining the Redbirds on their perch at third place in the Missouri Valley Conference.
ISU men take MVC Indoor title
The Indiana State men’s track & field team captured its second Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championship in three years while the Sycamore women posted their best finish since 2001 in finishing runner-up to Wichita State.
With help of easy access to film, Munn, Sycamores growing as a team
With three players new to the starting lineup and multiple freshmen and sophomores contributing, Indiana State coach Teri Moren and her veteran staff have done their share of teaching throughout the season.
While it’s nothing new to sports to use film as a tool to aid in that learning process, modern technology makes the process of watching video footage of a team’s own games and opponents’ games a different process than in the past.
Sycamores regain spring in step with BracketBusters win against Iona
Every journey starts with a single step. As Indiana State’s men’s basketball team began its two-week trek to St. Louis and the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, it was equally important to regain a spring in that step.
The satisfaction of winning is a simple thing, but it’s a feeling ISU badly needed to regain.
FROM THE PRESSBOX: Final minute vs. Iona shows' ISU's potential
It’s too bad you can’t synthesize things in life down to their best moments.
How great would it be to have a DVR where you could fast-forward through all of life’s struggles and hardship and just play the good parts?
If such a wondrous contraption existed, Indiana State’s men’s basketball team would no doubt rewind and replay the final minute of its 65-64 victory over Iona on Saturday on an endless loop.
Indiana State softball team loses twice
The Indiana State softball team dropped two close games in the Blues City Classic on Saturday, falling 5-3 to UMKC and 3-0 to Nicholls State.
Gaels throw curve ball at ISU
Basketball for breakfast is on tap at Hulman Center on Saturday.
Indiana State and Iona have a rare 11 a.m. tipoff in their ESPN BracketBusters game today. It’s a case where both teams hope the sun rises on a new day as far as their fortunes are concerned.
Conway, Manaea lead ISU baseball to victory
The Indiana State baseball team used a two-out two-run single by junior Owen Conway and 10 strikeouts from junior Sean Manaea on Friday, edging the College of Charleston Cougars by a 3-1 score on the campus of Auburn University.
Back on attack: Former Linton standout Fougerousse finding her way
After shoulder surgery in 2011, Stephanie Fougerousse hung up the softball cleats, gave up significant scholarship money to play for Tennessee State and went to school closer to home at Indiana State. Fougerousse, who led Linton High School to consecutive Class 2A runner-up finishes, is back in the pitching circle. She walked on for Indiana State and she’s leading the Sycamores in innings pitched (35) and earned-run average (4.00) so far this season.
TILL IT'S OVER: NCAA-leading throwers, Valley talent lead ISU into MVC Championships
Indiana State women’s track coach Angie Martin may have understated things when she said Tuesday that “we’re kind of on a little bit of a roll.”
Shocked by Wichita State: ISU men's basketball eliminated from MVC title race
Indiana State regained some of its mojo against Wichita State on Tuesday. Some things that had been going wrong went right for the Sycamores.
But the things that went wrong did them in.
ISU had 16 turnovers and eight misses at the foul line. They proved costly as Wichita State defeated ISU 66-62 in men’s basketball inside Hulman Center.
The loss was ISU’s third in a row — its longest losing skid of the season. ISU — which had a share of first place in the Missouri Valley Conference eight days ago — was eliminated from MVC title contention and fell into fourth place in the league.
ISU seeks better ‘effort and enthusiasm’
While Wichita State kicked back and enjoyed a victory at Illinois State on Sunday — or got kicked as the case may be — Indiana State was roughing it.
Indiana State's turnover woes prove costly at Bradley
Indiana State was playing to maintain control of its destiny in the fight for Missouri Valley Conference supremacy on Saturday at Bradley.
The wounded Braves were trying to fight their way out of Thursday night at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.
Indiana State claims first baseball victory of season
Behind 16 hits, including five for extra bases, the Indiana State baseball team picked up a 12-5 victory at Alabama A&M on Saturday at Bulldog Field in Huntsville, Ala.
Indiana State women post first winning season in three years
The Indiana State women’s basketball team rallied from a six-point halftime deficit to earn a 77-64 road Missouri Valley Conference victory against Southern Illinois on Saturday inside SIU Arena, securing the program’s first winning season since 2009-10.
ISU still controls destiny in MVC title chase
The Indiana State men’s basketball team has a lot in common with The Road Warrior.
The Sycamores have been battered, but somehow, some way, they’re still moving in the right direction. ISU still controls its destiny in the Missouri Valley Conference title chase.
ISU women surge to road victory
Indiana State used a 26-0 run to take down Evansville by a score of 55-48 in women’s college basketball Thursday night.
Manaea in spotlight as ISU enters 2013 season
When Sean Manaea’s train arrived at Indiana State’s station, there was no way of knowing whether it would be his last stop or not.
ISU hopes new contributors emerge to defend MVC title
With Sean Manaea in the national spotlight, it’s easy to forget the small matter of Indiana State being the defending Missouri Valley Conference champion.
Growing pains hurt for Sycamores
Indiana State is a men’s basketball team that’s grown beyond its modest expectations.
The Sycamores played their way into a higher expectation bracket by clawing their way into first place in the Missouri Valley Conference last Saturday.
VIDEO: ISU crashes at Missouri State
Indiana State earned the pole position in the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball standings last weekend and had its first chance to lead a lap.
But at JQH Arena on Tuesday, the Sycamores crashed in the first turn.
Missouri State afforded ISU the respect it earned as conference leaders with an inspired effort. The Bears’ defense had ISU on its heels for the majority of the contest, and a late comeback effort by the Sycamores fell short in a 67-65 loss.
Bench molds itself into the ISU whole
Going into tonight’s game at Missouri State, Indiana State shares first place in the Missouri Valley Conference with Creighton and Wichita State. Of that, there’s no doubt.
Sycamore women win as ISU, Drake combine for 47 fouls, 60 turnovers
It was a typical day for Indiana State senior Taylor Whitley.
VIDEO: Sycamore stress test: ISU survives Southern Illinois
The Sycamores started flat – down by 12 four-minutes-into-the-game level of flat – and needed some heroes to infuse the energy needed to keep their Missouri Valley Conference title hopes alive.
Comes the hour, came Khristian Smith. Later, it was R.J. Mahurin. And then, on ISU’s last possession, who else but Jake Odum?
All three played a role in a 66-65 win for ISU.
Interior defense for ISU carries the day vs. Creighton
Indiana State knew what it wanted to do against Doug McDermott and the No. 16 Creighton Bluejays on Wednesday. They were confident they had the personnel to execute it.
VIDEO: Indiana State gets 1,400th win in school history, Odum tops 1,000 career points in rout of No. 16 Creighton
The realistic hope for Indiana State’s men’s basketball team going into its game against No. 16 Creighton was to get a win — by whatever method or whatever margin necessary — and get itself back into the Missouri Valley Conference race.
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