February 20, 1993 |
Tishara Jespersen, El Toro High volleyball player, has signed a letter of intent with Indiana State. Jespersen, a 5-foot-9 outside hitter, chose Indiana State over South Florida, Alabama, Nevada, Iowa State and Rice. She plans to major in nursing or sports medicine. Jespersen was a member of El Toro's State championship team as a junior and was the team's MVP this past season. She was an all-South Coast League selection. She also plays for the Orange County Volleyball club team.
March 13, 2006 |
Seventh-seeded Missouri State, which had entered the Missouri Valley Conference tournament with a 13-14 record, secured an NCAA berth by upsetting top-seeded Indiana State, 64-55, Sunday in the league title game at Springfield, Mo. Indiana State (26-5) led, 47-39, with 6:31 left before Missouri State (17-14) went on a 25-8 run to close the game.
October 22, 2006 |
The longest NCAA Division I losing streak ended Saturday when Indiana State defeated Missouri State, 28-22, in a homecoming game at Terre Haute, Ind. The Sycamores, a Division I-AA team, had lost 24 consecutive games since a double-overtime victory over Illinois State on Oct. 2, 2004. It was also the first coaching victory for Lou West, who is in his second season. "I am just so happy and proud for our players," West said. "This is the first of many, many victories for our program."
March 6, 2001 |
Indiana State found a way to top Larry Bird, the school's most famous player. The Sycamores made it to the NCAA tournament in consecutive seasons for the first time in school history with a 69-63 victory over Bradley in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament championship game Monday night at St. Louis. The title is Indiana State's first since 1979, when Bird was a senior and led the Sycamores to an NCAA runner-up finish. That was Indiana State's only NCAA trip in the Bird era.
June 1, 1986 |
Mike Loynd struck out 10 and tied the NCAA Division I record for single-season victories as Florida State beat Indiana State, 5-3, in the first round of the College World Series Saturday night. Loynd (20-1) equaled the major college mark held by Hawaii's Derek Tatsuno, who won his 20th game in 1979 in the NCAA West Regional against Indiana State. Florida State (58-11) will face Miami (47-15) Tuesday night in a winners' semifinal. Miami beat Oklahoma State, 6-2, Saturday.
December 12, 1999
Indiana doesn't dominate in college basketball like it did in the late 1970s and 1980s. But one thing the Hoosiers could always count on was winning their annual Indiana Classic--until Saturday. Guards A.J. Guyton and Luke Jiminez missed three-point shots in the final seconds, allowing Indiana State to defeat Indiana, 63-60, the Hoosiers' first loss in 26 years and 52 games of its tournament. Kelyn Block had 17 points, and accounted for Indiana State's final two points with free throws with 17.