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  1. Missouri Valley Conference Catchup: Who challenges Wichita State?

    May 20, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

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    While Wichita State looks to build on last year’s 35-1 campaign, the rest of the Valley looks to provide greater resistance.

  2. Illinois State loses three to transfer

    Apr 7, 2014, 7:56 PM EDT

    Dan Muller

    Illinois State lost three guards to transfer on Monday.

  3. Report: Illinois State’s John Jones out for six weeks with a broken foot

    Jan 28, 2014, 12:59 PM EDT

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    Illinois State’s front line got even smaller on Tuesday. John Jones will be out for six weeks after breaking a bone in his foot, according to Jim Benson, who covers Illinois State for the Pantagraph. Dan Muller said John Jones has broken foot and had surgery. Out at least 6 weeks. #isuhoops — Jim Benson…

  4. Illinois State upsets No. 25 Dayton

    Dec 8, 2013, 10:06 AM EDT

    Jordan Sibert

    Last week, the Dayton Flyers made a surprise run in the Maui Invitational, defeating Gonzaga, outplaying Baylor before the Bears rallied late in the game to advance to the finals, and then concluding their trip in Hawaii with a win over Cal. The Flyers were picked to finish seventh in the Atlantic 10, but the…

  5. SMU’s Jalen Jones announces he will transfer

    Nov 10, 2013, 10:31 AM EDT

    smumustangs.com

    Eyebrows were raised during and after SMU’s season-opening win against TCU on Friday evening when Jalen Jones, SMU’s leading scorer and top offensive player from a year ago, did not dress for the game. There were no reports of Jones being hurt or suspended, so questions were naturally raised. Jones’ announcement of his decision to…

  6. Illinois State reinstates junior guard Daishon Knight

    Nov 7, 2013, 6:27 PM EDT

    Illinois State Athletics

    In mid-September the Illinois State basketball program announced that junior guard Daishon Knight was suspended indefinitely following an arrest on charges of aggravated battery in a public place and resisting arrest. With Knight having averaged 19.4 points per game at Odessa (Texas) JC last season and the Redbirds needing to replace their top five scorers,…

  7. 2013-2014 Missouri Valley Preview: Wichita State’s favored, but they will be tested

    Oct 29, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  8. Illinois State forward Deontae Hawkins gets unique eligbility ruling from the Valley

    Sep 23, 2013, 8:45 PM EDT

    Dan Muller

    Illinois State forward Deontae “Teddy” Hawkins will have plenty of opportunities to show his skills in the Missouri Valley Conference during the 2014-15 season, but it won’t come against Wichita State. That’s because the 6’8” Hawkins, who signed with the Shockers in the fall of 2011, will have to sit out both of Illinois State’s…

  9. Report: Illinois State’s Daishon Knight suspended indefinitely

    Sep 18, 2013, 2:40 PM EDT

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    Illinois State head coach Dan Muller has suspended JuCo transfer Daishon Knight indefinitely for a violation of team rules, according to a report. From the Pantagraph: According to McLean County Circuit Court records, Knight was arraigned last Friday on one count of aggravated battery in a public place, which is a Class 3 felony, and…