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    Shot........Shots ? Heard Round the Valley

    From the Wichita Eagle, no less: :sycamores::jawdrop:
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    Fans of Half of Valley Teams Think........

    their team is under performing and will probably finish 11th in the ten team MVC this year. Here is a Peoria sportswriter's take on Bradley: I will post additional stories from SIU, UNI, Drake (although their...
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    Valley - Mountain West Challenge

    Pretty good article from one of the Valley news scribes about the MVC/MWC Challenge beginning next season: :sycamores:
  4. Jason Svoboda

    Shoemaker enjoys historic 10-RBI day as ISU gets first Valley sweep since 2005

    Brady Shoemaker?s baseball learning curve straightened out in a hurry on Saturday against Illinois State. It was replaced by the arc of three home runs that sailed out of Sycamore Field. More...
  5. IndyTreeFan

    Trouble with Valley Talk?

    Is anyone else having trouble getting onto ValleyTalk? Two days now and neither my home or work computer will connect to the site. Maybe they've finally gotten sick of me and have banned me??? :krazy: Just curious if anyone else is noticing the same thing?
  6. Jason Svoboda

    Three LIC players bring Valley, family ties to young Sycamore football team

    The high schools that make up the Little Illini Conference aren?t among the bigger ones in Illinois, and it?s certainly not every year that three LIC athletes earn Division I college football scholarships. Three LIC football players heading to the same school might be unprecedented, in fact...
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    USA Today - Around the Valley
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    Valley Standings/Scenarios as of 2/27 (with tiebreakers)

    DU.....14-3....WSU IlSU...12-5....@SIU *88 PWR RATING* SIU....11-6....IlSU *89 PWR RATING* BU.....9-8.....@CU *77 PWR RATING* CU.....9-8.....BU *59 PWR RATING* ISU....8-9.....MSU *70 PWR RATING* UNI....8-9.....@UE *67 PWR RATING* MSU....7-10....@ISU *67 PWR RATING* WSU....4-13....@DU...
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    Valley Standings as of 2/20 with tie breakers

    DU.....14-2....@MSU, WSU IlSU...11-5....CU, @SIU *77 PWR PTS* SIU....10-6....@BU, IlSU *74 PWR PTS* BU.....9-7.....SIU, @CU *79 PWR PTS* CU.....9-7.....@IlSU, BU *56 PWR PTS* ISU....8-8.....@UNI, MSU *71 PWR PTS* UNI....7-9.....ISU, @UE *57 PWR PTS* MSU....6-10....DU, @ISU *48 PWR PTS*...
  10. Jason Svoboda

    Half way through Missouri Valley season, can Sycamores find toughness to win on the r

    Today?s game at Illinois State marks the halfway point of the Missouri Valley Conference season for the Indiana State men?s basketball team ? and the Sycamores are in a position to claim a share of second place in the conference. More...
  11. Jason Svoboda

    Valley natives help ISU top Illinois State on track

    Indiana State?s men?s and women?s track teams came away with dual-meet victories Saturday in their first action of 2008.The Sycamores? men?s team defeated Illinois State 80-65, and the women won 77-71 inside Horton Fieldhouse. More...
  12. Jason Svoboda

    Whelliston: Forget what you know about the Valley

    Forget what you know about the Missouri Valley Conference. Southern Illinois, Wichita State and Creighton are down. Drake, Indiana State and Illinois State are up. Talk about a changing of the guard, writes Kyle Whelliston. More...
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    For Valley Basketball Junkies Only

    TUESDAY NIGHT FIGHTS! Valley night on the ESPN networks on Tuesday night. The SIU/Bradley game is on ESPNU and the Wichita St./Missouri St. game is on ESPN2. Both games are at 7:00 EST.
  14. Jason Svoboda

    Whelliston: Are the Valley's multi-bid days over?

    The Missouri Valley Conference has established itself as a consistent multi-bid league. But this season, finding a bid beyond Southern Illinois will be hard, writes Kyle Whelliston. More...
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    Keeping up with the Valley

    Just for information, the best general site to stay in tune with what is going on with all of the teams in the Valley is A lot of Bradley info naturally but they keep up with all of us. has info also but a lot of "smack". :sycamores:
  16. Jason Svoboda

    Men's Notebook: New-look Valley takes stage in St. Louis

    The Missouri Valley Conference announced Tuesday that the league received a record $4.2 million payout based on its NCAA Tournament participation from 2001 to 2006. More...
  17. Jason Svoboda

    ISU women believe they can win Valley title

    The Indiana State women?s basketball team was picked third in the Missouri Valley Conference preseason poll released Tuesday at MVC Media Day, but there was a strong belief among the Sycamores themselves that they could finish first. More...
  18. Jason Svoboda

    S. Illinois unanimous pick to win Valley

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The rest of the Missouri Valley Conference believes Southern Illinois is the class... More...
  19. IndyTreeFan

    Valley Predictions

    They've got a nice predictions thread going on over at ValleyTalk, so I thought it would be interesting to see how those of us in Sycamore Nation think the MVC will shake out. I'll start with my own prognostication: I love this part of the season. Everyone is filled with optimism and everyone...
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    Missouri Valley Preview

    Published by the Missouri Valley: We won't be getting much respect until we start beating people regularly in the league, which is the way it ought to be. I have a feeling we will make some...