ISU drops tough one on senior day

ISU Senior Day

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — It proved to be an exciting afternoon at Indiana State as the Sycamores came tantalizingly close to downing Northern Iowa on Senior Day, but the Panthers earned a 71-69 victory in front of 5,717 fans inside Hulman Center.


The Sycamores end the regular season with a 21-9 overall record and a 12-6 mark in Missouri Valley Conference play. Indiana State will be the No. 2 seed — its highest since 2000 — at next week’s Arch Madness event in St. Louis. UNI improved to 16-14, 10-8 MVC and earned the No. 3 seed at the MVC Tournament.


The 12 MVC victories tied the 2010-11 squad which won the conference tournament for most league wins in a season under head coach Greg Lansing. That number is tied for the fourth-most during Indiana State’s 38-year membership in the Valley. The Sycamores have won 18 or more games for the fourth consecutive season for the first time in the history of the program. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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