| 11–19 (5–13 MVC)|
| Lou Gudino|
| Missouri Valley Conference|
Greg Lansing (7th year)
The 2016–17 Indiana State Sycamores basketball team represents Indiana State University during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Sycamores, led by seventh-year head coach Greg Lansing, played their home games at the Hulman Center in Terre Haute, Indiana and are members of the Missouri Valley Conference.
They finished the regular season 11–19, 5–13 to finish in a tie for last place in MVC play. Due to tiebreakers, they received the No. 9 seed in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.
2016–17 Indiana State Sycamores men's basketball team Wikipedia
The Sycamores finished the 2015–16 season 15–17, 8–10 in Missouri Valley play to finish in a tie for sixth place. They defeated Illinois State in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Tournament to advance to the semifinals where they lost to Evansville.
The Sycamores were picked to finish third in the preseason MVC poll. Brenton Scott was selected to the preseaons All-MVC team.