Walker, Indiana State down Maryville, Mo., 68-57

Myles Walker scored a career-high 20 points and Indiana State

surged in the second half to shake off Division II Maryville, Mo.,

for a 68-57 victory Saturday.

Dwayne Lathan added 13 points and Jake Odum 10 for the Sycamores

(7-2), off to their best start since 2005-06.

Gerald Shaw hit three 3-pointers among his 13 points and had a

game-high eight rebounds for the Saints (5-2). Corey Washburn added

12 points and Mike Ford 10.

Maryville led 35-22 with 4:45 to go in the first half before

Indiana State began its comeback. The Sycamores closed within

37-29, then used a 10-0 run spanning intermission to edge ahead

39-37 early in the second half.

When the Saints regained a 45-44 lead, Indiana State bounced

back with a 14-1 spurt that made it 58-46 with 6:07 left and sealed

the victory.