Posted December 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Seeing his Missouri State team struggle to make shots was nothing new for coach Paul Lusk. Just over a month into the season, he's starting to grow weary of the subject. Markel Brown scored 15 points and No. 23 Oklahoma State limited Missouri State to 21 percent shooting in the first half, building an insurmountable lead on their way to a 62-42 victory on Saturday. The Bears came into the game shooting just 34 percent against Division I competition, losing all six of those games. They finished just shy of that mark at 33 percent against OSU. ''It's who we are and we really have to quit talking about it because we've just got to get better in areas,'' Lusk said. ''When we do struggle to score, you have to value possessions and not turn it over 14 times. ''But we are who we are. We still have to find ways to get better.'' After the dreadful first half, Missouri State (2-7) came out of the break hot and used a 10-0 run to claw back to 34-23 after Nathan Scheer's 3-pointer from th...
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