Key leads Indiana State past Illinois State 73-50
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 21 points and grabbed five rebounds as Indiana State rolled past Illinois State 73-50 on Wednesday night.
Pippen, Lloyd Jr. lead S. Illinois past Indiana St. 79-57
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Kavion Pippen and Sean Lloyd Jr. scored 21 points apiece as Southern Illinois easily beat Indiana State 79-57 on Saturday. Armon Fletcher added 20 points for the Salukis.
Pippen hit 10 of 12 shots. He added four assists and four blocks. Lloyd Jr. also had seven rebounds for the Salukis, while Fletcher posted nine rebounds.
Aaron Cook had seven assists for Southern Illinois (14-13, 7-7 Missouri Valley Conference).
Key scores 22, Indiana State beats Valparaiso 70-53
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 22 points with four of Indiana State's six 3-pointers, freshman Cooper Neese added 14 and the Sycamores beat Valparaiso 70-53 on Wednesday night.
Emondre Rickman chipped in with 12 points and Bronson Kessinger had 10 for Indiana State (11-8, 3-4 Missouri Valley). Key and Rickman each scored 10 points in the first half to help Indiana State build an 11-point lead.
Indiana State tops Evansville 72-66 in overtime
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Christian Williams finished with 18 points and eight rebounds and Jordan Barnes scored six of his 11 points in overtime to send Indiana State to a 72-66 victory over Evansville on Saturday.
Williams with 18 points, Indiana State edges Bradley 65-60
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Christian Williams scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and Indiana State edged Bradley 65-60 on Saturday.
Williams was just 3 of 12 from the field but sank 11 of 14 foul shots for the Sycamores (9-5, 1-1 Missouri Valley Conference) who were 30 of 47 (64 percent) from the line overall. Jordan Barnes added 16 points with eight rebounds and Clayton Hughes chipped in nine points.
Indiana State beats UNLV in semis of Diamond Head Classic
HONOLULU (AP) — Jordan Barnes had 28 points and five assists, Tyreke Key added 16 points and Indiana State beat UNLV 84-79 in the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic on Sunday.
Barnes' 3-pointer with 43 seconds left extended Indiana State's lead to 81-77 and he added two free throws on their next possession. UNLV missed a shot and Key made 1 of 2 free throws to seal it.
Missouri St. fends off Indiana St. 76-73 behind Johnson
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Alize Johnson scored 21 points with 16 rebounds Jarred Dixon scored 15 points and Missouri State held off Indiana State 76-73 on Sunday.
Barnes, Scott combine for 43, Indiana St tops Indianapolis
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jordan Barnes and Brenton Scott combined for 43 points, including a key 3-pointer by Scott inside the last two minutes, as Indiana State rallied from nine points down in the second half to defeat Indianapolis 79-75 on Saturday.
Indiana State beats Drake 84-60 behind Scott’s 20 points
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Brenton Scott scored 20 points with four 3-pointers and four assists, and Indiana State outscored Drake 44-12 in the paint on Saturday to win 84-60.
Laquarious Paige added 14 points, Everett Clemons scored 11 with seven assists, and Emondre Rickman grabbed a career-high nine rebounds for the Sycamores (10-16, 4-10 Missouri Valley), who have won two straight.
Rickman’s jumper sends Indiana St. past Bradley 56-54
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Matt Van Scyoc scored 19 points and Emondre Rickman's jumper with 28 seconds to play lifted Indiana State to a 56-54 win over Bradley on Wednesday night.
Bradley called timeout with 23 seconds to go and Donte Thomas missed his jumper with nine seconds remaining. Everett Clemons secured the rebound for Indiana State (9-16, 3-10 Missouri Valley) and passed to Laquarious Page, but Thomas stole the ball and dished to JoJo McGlaston whose last second 3-point heave was off the mark.
N. Iowa pulls away from Indiana St. in 65-60 win
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Bennett Koch scored 14 points and Jeremy Morgan added 12 points to lead Northern Iowa past Indiana State 65-60 on Saturday for its sixth win in its last seven games.
Emondre Rickman's layup off an offensive rebound for Indiana State tied the score at 57 with 1:25 to play before the Panthers used an 8-3 run to end the game.
O’Brien has double-double as SIU tops Indiana St. in OT
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Sean O'Brien scored a career-best 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Southern Illinois rallied late in overtime to defeat Indiana State 80-74 on Wednesday night.
Southern Illinois' Thik Bol swatted away an attempted layup by Indiana State's Emondre Rickman with 1:05 left and Mike Rodriguez nailed a 3-pointer at the other end from deep in the wing to grab the lead for good, 74-71.