Hot shooting and opportunistic defense Saturday night propelled Mississippi to an 81-74 road victory over Illinois State.
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Tarkus Ferguson had a triple-double and Jordan Blount scored a career-high 27 points to help Illinois-Chicago beat Illinois State 94-75 on Wednesday night.
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Devin Watson pumped in 23 points and San Diego State won its first true road game of the season, knocking off Illinois State, 75-65 in the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Conference Challenge on Saturday afternoon.
Phil Fayne scored 20 points with 10 rebounds and put Illinois State ahead with a pair of free throws with 45 seconds left in overtime as the Redbirds defeated BYU 92-89 on Wednesday night.
Zach Copeland scored 15 points and Illinois State beat Division-II Lindenwood University 79-62 on Saturday.
Milik Yarbrough had 28 points, eight rebounds and six assists to lead Illinois State over short-handed Boise State 73-70 on Wednesday for fifth place in the Cayman Islands Classic.
Josh Jefferson made four 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Phil Fayne had 18 points and nine rebounds and Illinois State beat Akron 73-68 on Tuesday in the Cayman Islands Classic.
Rayshaun Hammonds scored a career-high 31 points, Nicolas Claxton had 22 points, 11 rebounds and four assists, and Georgia beat Illinois State 80-68 on Monday in the second game of the Cayman Islands Classic.
Keyshawn Evans and Phil Fayne scored key late baskets off turnovers as Illinois State finished on a 13-3 run to rally past Chicago State 75-71 Tuesday night.
Caleb Hollander scored 21 points, Dylan Windler added 20 and Belmont rolled in its season opener with a 100-89 victory over Illinois State on Saturday night.
Phil Fayne threw down a key dunk late in the game and he, Milik Yarbrough and Josh Jefferson scored 17 points apiece as Illinois State overcame an early deficit to defeat Florida Gulf Coast 74-66 in a season opener Tuesday night.
Former Duke point guard Chris Duhon has joined the Illinois State men's basketball staff as an assistant coach.
Tennessee State has hired Illinois State assistant Brian "Penny" Collins as its men's basketball coach, replacing Dana Ford, who left for Missouri State after going 57-65 in four seasons.
Illinois State coach Dan Muller took a shot at Wichita State's Gregg Marshall with a tweet just moments after the Shockers, seeded fourth in the East Region, were upset by No. 13 seed Marshall in the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday.
Step aside, Northwestern. Take a seat, DePaul.
Donte Ingram scored 18 points, Cameron Krutwig added 11 points and nine rebounds, and Loyola-Chicago earned its first NCAA tournament appearance in 33 years with a 65-49 victory over Illinois State on Sunday in the MVC championship game.
Phil Fayne scored 13 of his career-high 26 points in overtime and No. 3 seed Illinois State turned back second-seeded Southern Illinois 76-68 in a semifinal of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday.
Milik Yarbrough scored 24 points, made all seven free throws and Illinois State turned back a late Indiana State rally for a 77-70 quarterfinal victory in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament Friday night.
Ben Richardson hit two big 3-pointers and Clayton Custer hit from deep in the final minute as Missouri Valley Conference champion Loyola-Chicago pulled away from Illinois State late to win its regular season finale, 68-61 on Saturday afternoon.
Keyshawn Evans and William Tinsley each drilled 3-pointers in overtime and Illinois State held on to beat Drake, 89-81 in the Redbirds home Missouri Valley Conference finale Wednesday night.
Malik Yarbrough converted five straight free throws in the final minute to allow Illinois State to hold off a late rally by Northern Iowa, 79-75 in a Missouri Valley Conference clash on Saturday night.
Donte Thomas scored 14 points with 10 rebounds, Darrell Brown added 13 points and Bradley never trailed in beating Illinois State 70-58 in Wednesday night's I-74 rivarly game, ending an eight-game skid in the series.
Bakari Evelyn scored 22 points with four 3-pointers, Max Joseph had 10 of his 12 points in the second half and Valparaiso beat short-handed Illinois State 74-58 on Sunday.
Elijah Clarance and William Tinsley combined for 29 points off the bench and Illinois State turned back Southern Illinois 76-68 in overtime on Thursday night.
Milik Yarbrough, Phil Fayne and Matt Hein scored 13 points apiece and Illinois State held on to beat Evansville 75-71 on Saturday.