Knight led the Redbirds with 20 points to knock off the nationally-ranked Flyers.
Illinois State shot 62.5 percent from the field in the second half to pull away with the victory.
The sophomore guard has earned 20 hours of community service, including 10 already this season.
Bobby Hunter, Paris Lee and Nick Zeisloft all contributed career-high efforts in the win.
Illinois State (1-4) shot a blistering 55.2 percent in the first half on its way to a 43-31 lead.
Fall Conversations: #15 Nick Zeisloft
Redbirds in the Community - Basketball School Visit
WJBC Redbird Recap - ISU vs. Delaware State
Illinois State Vs. Chicago State on Dec. 4, 2013.
Illinois State vs. Northwestern (USATSI)
Redbirds took on Quincy in the men's exhibition game.
The ISU men's basketball team held its first practice of 2013-14, Sept. 30, on Doug Collins Court at Redbird Arena.
ISU Basketball vs. SIU
2013-14/Redshirt Sophomore at Illinois State Recipient of the Dr. James E. Collie Endowed Scholarship.
2012-13/Redshirt Freshman at Illinois State Played in 25 games, with one start Suffered a knee sprain and bone bruise (Feb. 13), and missed five games before returning against Northern Iowa (March 8) Scored six points on 2-for-4 shooting from beyond the arc in ISU's Valley Tournament semifinal loss to Final Four qualifier Wichita State (March 9) Capped a 16-0 run with a clutch three-pointer to tie the game, 22-22, against Wichita State at the Valley Tournament Grabbed a career-high four rebounds, with nine points and one assist in the win over Southern Illinois (Feb. 2) Netted six points with two rebounds and two assists in the loss at Bradley (Jan. 29) Made his first-career start and scored five points with one rebound in the loss to Northern Iowa (Jan. 5) Netted eight points and shot 2-for-2 free throws in the loss to No. 16 Creighton (Jan. 2) Hit 3-for-5 field goals to score eight points in the loss at Indiana State (Dec. 30) Scored six points on 2-for-4 three-point shooting in the win over Austin Peay (Dec. 22) Collected a career-high three steals and added three points and two rebounds in the loss at No. 5 Louisville (Dec. 1) Tallied a career-best three assists, but was held scoreless in the win over UAB (Nov. 24) Scored a career-high 11 points (4-for-6), including 3-for-5 from beyond the arc, against Delaware State (Nov. 18) Hit a key three-pointer to give ISU the lead, 55-54, in the second half of the win over Drexel (Nov. 15) Made his collegiate debut in the win over UC Santa Barbara (Nov. 12), scoring nine points with three rebounds and two assists.
2011-12/Freshman at Illinois State Redshirted.
Prior to Illinois State Finished his career at Lyons Township High School with 108 career three-point makes A 2011 McDonald's All-America nominee Two-time All-West Suburban Conference selection Led the Lions to a pair of regional championships In 2011, the Lions finished 26-3 and lost to eventual state champion Chicago Simeon in the sectional final As a senior, averaged 16.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and four assists per game Led the team with 323 points as a junior and averaged 11.5 points per game Coached by Tom Sloan A four-year member of the honor roll.
Personal Born December 18, 1992 Son of Mark and Jennifer Zeisloft Oldest of three children Name is pronounced: Nick ZIE-sloft Major: Finance