UNI Wins 9th Straight, Tops Illinois St

January 29th, 2009
Cedar Falls, Iowa - Junior guard Ali Farokhmanesh scored a game-high 17 points to lead the University of Northern Iowa to a 59-55 win over Illinois State tonight at the McLeod Center. The back-and-forth affair featured seven ties and six lead changes, and neither team held more than a five-point lead at any point.

GameNight: Creighton at Illinois State

January 3rd, 2009
Jan 3 2009 - 8:05pm


Preview & Prediction: By Evan Dorey

College Basketball: 5 Things We Learned This Week

December 23rd, 2008
Bruce Weber - Illinois

Kevin McNeill's weekly 5 Things column breaks down what's important in the world of college basketball.


This week, we learned that...


College Basketball: Week in Review

December 22nd, 2008
Patrick Mills - SMC

Rob Carpentier's "Seven Day Stretch" is a whirlwind tour around every corner of college basketball nation:


Seven Day Savior (Team): Clemson

MVC Basketball: Weekly Notebook

December 15th, 2008
Missouri Valley Conference

The Valley will wind out the pre-Christmas non-league slate in the next nine days with 21 non-MVC games.  Thirteen of those are at home, where the league is 41-10 this season.   Two games this week are featured on the ESPN family of networks, including Evansville at North Carolina on Thursday (ESPN) and Iowa at Drake (ESPNU) on Saturday.

Poll: Which Unbeaten Team's Start is the Biggest Fluke?

December 11th, 2008

Illinois State Tops Wright State, 69-61

November 15th, 2008
DAYTON, Ohio - Behind a balanced scoring attack with all five Illinois State starters in double-figure points, the Redbirds led from the first basket until the final whistle and claimed a 69-61 non-conference season-opening victory over Wright State at the Ervin J. Nutter Center Saturday night.


With the victory, the Redbirds claimed their third-straight non-conference road victory, dating back to last season, and improved to 1-0 on the season.


Illinois State Adds Pair of Chicago Recruits

November 12th, 2008
Illinois St

NORMAL, Ill. - Illinois State head men's basketball Tim Jankovich announced that Terrence Johnson (North Lawndale College Prep - Chicago) and Zeke Upshaw (University High School - Chicago) each signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday, during the NCAA early-signing period, to continue their education and basketball careers at Illinois State University.

Daily Conference Poll: Who Will Win the MVC?

October 29th, 2008