Illinois State Redbirds
May 20, 2015, 4:39 PM EDT
Maryland’s the class of the field, but Rhode Island also has hopes of using this as a springboard into the NCAA tournament.
Apr 21, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT
Reggie Lynch provides Minnesota with some front court depth.
Apr 7, 2015, 11:55 AM EDT
Illinois State assistant coach Torrey Ward was among several killed in a small plane crash during a return trip from the Final Four.
Mar 7, 2015, 5:22 PM EDT
The Redbirds have now won six straight games, and their win over the Shockers does no favors to bubble teams who need as many at-large bids to be available as possible going into Selection Sunday.
Mar 5, 2015, 8:53 AM EDT
These eight teams can steal an automatic bid in conferences that will get at-large bids.
Three-pointer with 5.2 seconds remaining completes second-half rally for No. 20 Northern Iowa (VIDEO)
Jan 25, 2015, 6:24 PM EDT
UNI erased a 12-point second half deficit to win at Illinois State, and they remain a game behind No. 14 Wichita State in the Missouri Valley standings.
Nov 4, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
Can the Shockers make national waves for the third consecutive season?
Sep 10, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT
Cleveland State adds some experience, and they’re expected to request a waiver that would allow the transfer to play immediately.
May 29, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT
Illinois State gives Torrey Ward a promotion.
May 20, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
While Wichita State looks to build on last year’s 35-1 campaign, the rest of the Valley looks to provide greater resistance.
Apr 7, 2014, 7:56 PM EDT
Illinois State lost three guards to transfer on Monday.
Jan 28, 2014, 12:59 PM EDT
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…
Dec 8, 2013, 10:06 AM EDT
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…
Nov 10, 2013, 10:31 AM EDT
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…
Nov 7, 2013, 6:27 PM EDT
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,…
Oct 29, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT
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…
Sep 23, 2013, 8:45 PM EDT
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…
Sep 18, 2013, 2:40 PM EDT
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…
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