Indiana State Sycamores men’s basketball

The Indiana State Sycamores Football is the NCAA Division I men’s basketball Schedule of Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

They compete in the Missouri Valley Conference. The team played at the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament in 2011.
The Sycamores‘ first time was 1896, which makes them the earliest basketball team from the NCAA alongside Bucknell, Minnesota and Washingtonthe records from 1896 to 1899 longer exist. The Sycamores boast 2 College Players of the Year, 14 All-Americans, 39 1,000-point scorers and 1,496 victories. Their victory count places them . [4][5]
Additionally, the Sycamores have 26 Post-Season Appearances (7 NCAA, 4 NIT, 1 CBI, 1 CIT, 12 NAIA and the 1936 Olympic Trials) with 5 National Championship Appearances (two NCAA, 3 NAIA). Seven Sycamores were members of this 1951 Pan-American Games Gold Medal-winning team. The Sycamore memorable season was 1978–79, when celebrity Larry Bird led an undefeated team in addition to the UPI National title. It finished the season with a list of 33 — 1; and lost the national title game compared to the Magic Johnson-led Michigan State team. This is the strangest run by a first-time player in the Division I championship, and one of just 3 times that a first-time group has progressed as far as the Final Four (UNCC at 1977 and Georgia in 1983). They would not have another postseason appearance until 2000.
The Sycamores were the National Runner-Up at the NCAA College Division (now Div II) in 1968; they won the NAIA National Championship in 1950, had NAIA Finals appearances in 1946 & 1948 and NAIA National Semifinals looks in 1949 & 1953. The Sycamores were directed Duane Klueh by All-Americans, Dick Atha and Lenny Rzeszewski. Since the program transitioned from NAIA to the NCAA, one last NAIA highlight was Ray Goddard directing the Country in FT percentage (91.2%)[6] through the 1961-62 season. Former Head Coaches include the legendary John Wooden, Purdue All-American Dave Schellhase, Indiana training legend Glenn M. Curtis and well-known college coaches such as Bob King, Royce Waltman, Tates Locke and Ron Greene. Former assistants include current collegiate head coaches like Thad Matta (Butler, Xavier, Ohio State), Rick Ray (Mississippi State, Southeast Missouri), Kareem Richardson (Missouri-Kansas City), Phil Hopkins (Western Carolina), Mel Garland (IUPUI), Stan Gouard (Indianapolis) and NBA Great Mel Daniels.
The Indiana State Sycamores men’s basketball team currently play their home games at Hulman Center (10,200) and are trained by Greg Lansing.

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