Indiana State Athletics, Midwest Communications Extend Radio Partnership for All Sports

Indiana State Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports' Sycamores Sports Properties, announced today a two-year extension with Midwest Communications, calling for WDKE 95.9 Duke FM and WIBQ News Talk 1230 AM to carry the Sycamores game action and coaches' shows as Terre Haute flagship stations.

Source: GoSycamores.com

2015 Recruiting: Where Do We Stand?

With college basketball’s early signing period only two months away, the Sycamore basketball staff has narrowed their focus for their 2015 recruiting class. With both Justin Gant and Jake Kitchell completing their eligibility, the Sycamores will be in dire need of two quality big men to replace them.

Head Coach Greg Lansing and his staff hit the recruiting trail hard this Summer and has the Sycamores in on several talented frontcourt prospects. If you click on a prospect’s name, you will be redirected to their recruiting profile over at Sycamore Pride that follows their recruiting process and may contain video highlights.

Power Forward Prospects

Obediah Church – Church is a 6’8″, 195 pound power forward prospect out of Springfield, Illinois. He currently holds offers from North Dakota, Bradley, UIC, SIU-E, Green Bay, Tennessee State, FIU, South Dakota, Ohio, Loyola, Southern Illinois and Indiana State. He took an unofficial visit to Indiana State last November and is looking to set an official visit soon per his Illinois Irish AAU Coach Gavin Sullivan.

Bronson Kessinger – Kessinger is a 6’8″, 200 pound power forward prospect out of Corydon, Indiana. On July 29th, Kessinger announced his final four schools are Ball State, Indiana State, Toledo and Western Kentucky and has set official visit dates for each with Indiana State getting the last crack in late September.

Tahjai Teague – Teague is a 6’8″, 160 pound power forward prospect out of Indianapolis, Indiana. He currently holds offers from Ball State, San Jose State, Western Illinois and Indiana State. Unlike Kessinger and Church, Teague is more of a hybrid forward that would also be able to play the small forward position.

Center Prospects

Travon Bunch – Bunch is a 6’11″, 230 pound center prospect out of Racine, Wisconsin but currently attends Georgia Prep Sports Academy in Atlanta, Georgia. He currently holds offers from LaSalle, Tennessee, Marquette, Iowa State, Green Bay, DePaul, Middle Tennessee and Indiana State.

Josh Coleman – Coleman is a 6’10″, 210 pound center prospect out of Alpharetta, Georgia. He currently holds offers from Cornell, Winthrop, Brown, Drexel, Presbyterian, Penn, Western Kentucky, FAU, Kennesaw State and Indiana State.

Blaise Gammon – Gammon is a 6’8″, 220 pound center prospect out of Overland Park, Kansas. He currently holds offers from Northern Colorado, Yale, Santa Clara, Brown, Stephen F Austin, Nebraska-Omaha, Missouri State, UIC, UMKC, Albany, Citadel, Lafayette, Holy Cross, Loyola (MD), Dartmouth, Colgate, Georgia Southern and Indiana State.

Tony Lewis – Lewis is a 6’9″, 235 pound center prospect out of San Antonio, Texas. He currently holds offers from Texas A&M, Houston, Creigton, Kansas State, Boise State, Lafayette, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Texas-Arlington, Louisiana Lafayette, UTSA, Tulsa, UTPA, Santa Clara, Penn, North Texas, New Mexico, Boston College, Louisiana Monroe and Indiana State.

Blake Paul – Paul is a 6’9″, 220 pound center prospect out of New Orleans, Louisiana. He currently holds offers from Baylor, UTEP, Tulane, Houston, Bradley, Louisiana Tech and Indiana State. He recently told Rivals.com that UTEP, Tulane and Houston are currently recruiting him the hardest.

Christian Romine – Romine is a 6’10″, 215 pound center prospect out of Mahomet, Illinois. He currently holds offers from FIU, St. Francis, Bradley, Ball State, Illinois State, DePaul, UTEP, Western Kentucky, Tulane and Indiana State.

Derrik Smits – Smits is a 7’0″, 230 pound center prospect out of Zionsville, Indiana. He currently has offers from Ball State, Xavier, Butler, Clemson and Indiana State. Smits recently took an unofficial visit to Indiana State on August 7th and picked up a scholarship offer while on campus.

NLI Signing Periods for 2015 Prospects

The early signing period for basketball recruits runs from November 12, 2014 to November 19, 2014. If a prospect does not sign during that seven day window, he must wait until next year for the regular signing period. The regular signing period will run from April 15, 2015 to May 20, 2015 for Division I bound players.