J'Bore Gibbs fired three touchdown passes in the first half, Pierre Strong Jr. rushed for two scores and South Dakota State clobbered Indiana State 42-17 on Saturday, setting up a first-place Missouri Valley Conference showdown in a week.
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Kurt Wilderman threw two touchdown passes to Dakota Caton and Indiana State came from behind by scoring 20 unanswered second-half points to beat winless Western Illinois 20-10 on Saturday.
Austin Simmons ran for three touchdowns and threw for a fourth as South Dakota shutout Indiana State, 38-0 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both schools Saturday.
Kurtis Wilderman threw for 186 yards and a touchdown as Indiana State took an early lead and held it, beating Eastern Illinois 16-6 on Saturday.
Chris Childers and Peterson Kerlegrand ran for touchdowns, Jerry Nunez kicked two field goals to tie a school record and Indiana State made a goal-line stand to get its first win of the season Saturday, 19-7 over Eastern Kentucky.
Sean Prophit scored two rushing touchdowns, the last a 13-yard jaunt that was the game winner and Dayton won its season opener 42-35 against Indiana State on Saturday.
Carter Stanley threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Daylon Charlot with 2:20 left in the game, and Kansas rallied for a 24-17 victory over Indiana State on Saturday to avoid saddling new coach Les Miles with a devastating defeat in his debut.
Indiana State coach Curt Mallory has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will run through 2023.
Indiana State gets lucky bounce
The Sycamores received a very friendly bounce on this tipped pass. They trail Minnesota 7-0 on ESPN News.
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Purdue doubles up lead on Indiana State
QB Austin Appleby throws for his second touchdown of the day, this one a picture-perfect toss from 50 yards out.
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Purdue jumps on Indiana State
Cameron Poseys truck first with this 57-yard touchdown catch to start the scoring.
Former Indiana safety Antonio Allen will transfer to Indiana State and sit out the 2015 season while he deals with his June arrest on drug charges.
A look back at the viral college football funnies that had social media abuzz this season.
Hidden Ball Trick Play Fools Opponent
Trick or Treat? It may be November first, but Indiana State was still in the Halloween spirit and used a trick play in the last seconds of the game giving the Sycamores' kicker an opportunity to kick the game-winning field goal against Missouri State, which he hit to give INST a 20-18 win.