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, Indiana.

They now compete in the Missouri Valley Conference. The team last played in 2011 at the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.
The Sycamores’ first time was 1896, which makes them the basketball team in the NCAA alongside Minnesota Bucknell and Washington ; nonetheless, the documents from 1896 to 1899 more exist. The Sycamores boast 2 College Players of the Year, 14 All-Americans, 39 1,000-point scorers and 1,496 victories. Their success count puts them at the Best 70 of NCAA Division I programs. [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 year was 1978–79, when star Larry Bird led an undefeated team in addition to the UPI National title. But it lost the national title game versus the Magic Johnson-led Michigan State group; and finished the season. This is the strangest run with a first-time player at the Division I championship, and one of just three occasions a first-time group has progressed so far as the Final Four (UNCC in 1977 and Georgia in 1983). They would not have another postseason appearance until 2000.
The Sycamores were the National Runner-Up in the NCAA College Division (currently 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 by All-Americans, Duane Klueh, Dick Atha and Lenny Rzeszewski. Since the program transitioned from NAIA to the NCAA, one last NAIA highlight was Ray Goddard leading the Nation in FT percentage (91.2%)[6] during the 1961-62 season. Former Head Coaches include the legendary John Wooden, Purdue All-American Dave Schellhase, Indiana training legend Glenn M. Curtis and famous college coaches like Bob King, Royce Waltman, Tates Locke and Ron Greene. Former assistants Incorporate present 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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