2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
3rd in MVC
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184d

Tennessee State hires 'Penny' Collins as 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.

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193dJeff Goodman

Coach defends MVC by taking shot at Shockers

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.

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205d

Loyola makes tourney for 1st time in 33 years

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.

213d

Loyola-Chicago gets 25th win, holds off Illinois State 68-61

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.

223d

Bradley downs Illinois St 70-58 in I-74 rivalry game

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.

Williams throws down an absolute disrespectful dunk (0:45)

Brett Wilensky ESPN 

Valpo coach Matt Lottich talks with Mitch Holthus and Malcolm Huckaby at practice ahead of tonight's 10:00 pm ET game vs Illinois State on ESPN2. Schools have not played each other since 1981.

Brett Wilensky ESPN 

Illinois State forward Malik Yarbrough talks to Malcom Huckaby at practice ahead of tonight's 10:00 pm ET game vs Valpo on ESPN2. Schools have not played each other since 1981.

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.6Tied-239th
Rebounds Per Game35.5175th
Assists Per Game14.2Tied-128th
Points Allowed73.3199th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record3-6
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances6