TERRE HAUTE, IN -- In a pivotal conference matchup between two teams jockeying for position in the middle of the Missouri Valley, Indiana State dominated Illinois State, 84-54.
Indiana State (10-10, 5-3) sprinted out to a 42-27 lead at halftime and never looked back. They led by as much as 40 in the second half.
Phil Fayne led Illinois State (10-10, 4-4) with 13 points. The Redbirds will look to bounce back Wednesday at Northern Iowa.