MISSOURI STATE BEARS NEWS

Missouri State's Marshall, leading scorer, to have knee surgery

Missouri State guard Marcus Marshall, the team's leading scorer, is out indefinitely after tearing the meniscus in his right knee during a weekend overtime loss to No. 5 Wichita State. The sophomore will have surgery Wednesday to repair the tear. Bears coach Paul Lusk announced the move on Tuesday, three days after a 72-69 home loss in which Missouri State led its unbeaten conference...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State loses Marshall to knee injury

The hits keep on coming for Missouri State’s basketball team, the latest being the loss of scoring leader Marcus Marshall for an extended period due to a knee injury. Marshall will undergo surgery this morning for torn meniscus in his right knee. Meanwhile, his teammates will be in Terre Haute, Ind., preparing for tonight’s game against Missouri Valley Conference co-leader Indiana...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

SE Missouri State over Tennessee Tech 83-74

Tyler Stone scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Southeast Missouri State to an 83-74 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday night. Paul McRoberts came off the bench to add 16 points for the Redhawks (10-9, 2-4 Ohio Valley Conference). Jarekious Bradley scored 12 points and Nino Johnson had 10. The team hit 49 percent from the field overall and was 87.5 percent (21...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears lose in shootout at Northern Iowa

Ron Mvouika had a breakthrough game. Along the way to 28 points, he set a Missouri State record by making all six of his 3-point attempts. The junior forward’s response? So what. “We lost and I can’t get over that,” Mvouika said on a snowy Saturday after his offensive outburst couldn’t save the Bears in a 94-89 loss to Northern Iowa in front of 5,232 fans at McLeod Center...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State edges Evansville 64-61

Jarmar Gulley tied a career high with 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Missouri State edged Evansville 64-61 on Tuesday. Ron Mvouika made two free throws with 29 seconds left to put Missouri State (13-6, 3-4 Missouri Valley Conference) up 63-60. After Evansville (9-11, 2-5) failed to score on the other end, the Bears missed the front end of two one-and-one attempts. Evansville...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU's Scheer savors career twilight

The reality is starting to hit home for Nathan Scheer. The days remaining in his college basketball career — his competitive basketball career for that matter — are numbered. “I was sitting around and thinking about it (Monday) and how there’s a little over a month left,” Missouri State’s senior forward said. “It’s something I’ve never been able to say before or...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State rolls past Evansville 66-54

Jamar Gulley scored 18 points, grabbed a dozen rebounds and made four steals to lead Missouri State to a 66-54 win over Evansville on Wednesday night. The Bears led by as many as 15 points in the first half before Evansville scored the final eight points to go into halftime trailing by four, 31-27. Missouri State opened a 13-point lead to start the second half. Ron Mvouika had...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears needing Kirk to elevate game

The little nugget served up by Missouri State sports information guru Rick Kindhart slipped past basketball coach Paul Lusk. Looking for a Bears’ basketball barometer? When Christian Kirk scores eight or more points, Missouri State is 8-0 this season. Hmmm ... “I didn’t realize that,” Lusk said Friday. “But yeah, we need him to give us something. When he hasn’t given...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State defeats Loyola of Chicago 72-56

Christian Kirk scored 16 points and Keith Pickens 14 as Missouri State defeated Loyola of Chicago 72-56 Tuesday night to stake out - for the moment - sole possession of third place in the Missouri Valley Conference, which begins its post-season tournament next week. The Bears (19-10, 9-8 MVC) led wire-to-wire and forced 13 Loyola turnovers, outscoring the Ramblers (9-20, 4-13) off...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Loyola Falls to Last Place With Loss at Missouri State

Loyola Chicago (9-20, 4-13 MVC) dropped to last place in the Missouri Valley Conference Tuesday with a 72-56 loss at Missouri State (19-10, 9-8). The Ramblers, who finish the season Saturday at home against Evansville, exit the regular season with no true road wins. They have also lost five games in a row entering the regular season finale. Loyola kept pace with Missouri State early...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State squeaks past Illinois State 53-48

ST. LOUIS -- Freshman Austin Ruder matched his career-high with 21 points and fourth-seeded Missouri State made just enough free throws down the stretch Thursday for a 53-48 win over fifth-seeded Illinois State in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament quarterfinals. The Bears (20-11) face top-seeded and second-ranked Wichita State in the semifinals. Ruder hit a 3-pointer with...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State squeaks past Illinois State 53-48

ST. LOUIS -- Freshman Austin Ruder matched his career-high with 21 points and fourth-seeded Missouri State made just enough free throws down the stretch Thursday for a 53-48 win over fifth-seeded Illinois State in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament quarterfinals. The Bears (20-11) face top-seeded and second-ranked Wichita State in the semifinals. Ruder hit a 3-pointer with...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State's Pickens refuses to let injuries define his career

ST. LOUIS -- His body was telling him no. And he knows he probably should have listened. But Keith Pickens just couldn't miss this. This is March, after all. This is where the memories are made. That's what brought him back. From a college basketball career that was over. Dead and buried. Missouri State announced Pickens was done with a press release a year ago, on March 1, 2013...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State's Pickens refuses to let injuries define his career

ST. LOUIS -- His body was telling him no. And he knows he probably should have listened. But Keith Pickens just couldn't miss this. This is March, after all. This is where the memories are made. That's what brought him back. From a college basketball career that was over. Dead and buried. Missouri State announced Pickens was done with a press release a year ago, on March 1, 2013...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State to Host Murray State in CIT

Missouri State will play postseason basketball for the first time under third-year coach Paul Lusk. The Bears, who won 20 games for the first time since 2010-11, will host Murray State on Wednesday in the Collegeinsider.com Tournament. Photo: AP | Bill Boyce This marks the Bears’ second-ever appearance in the CIT. They won the tournament in 2010. Missouri State stumbled down the...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hensley adds Missouri State offer

Missouri State dipped down into Oklahoma recently, offering offensive guard J.R. Hensley. Scout.com talked with Hensley about his recent offer and his thoughts on the Missouri State Bears.
Via missouristate.scout.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Jets Select CB Brandon Dixon (NW Missouri St) in the Sixth Round

Image: NW Missouri State Official Site The New York Jets blast off the sixth round (195th overall), by drafting CB Brandon Dixon, out of well-known [not] Northwest Missouri State. Dixon had the fifth-best 40-yard dash time among cornerbacks, at the NFL Combine (4.41 secs). He stands at 5’11″, weighing 203 lbs. That provides for a durable build—a surprise in a speedier player...
Via One Jet At A Time
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Did SE Missouri State Send A Risque Picture Of Girls In Tweet?

It sure looks like Southeast Missouri State accidentally sent out a risqué picture of girls in a tweet.
Via Gamedayr
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State’s Marshall ready for next step

Six months have passed and Missouri State assistant basketball coach Jermaine Henderson remembers the pained look on Marcus Marshall’s face. It wasn’t all from the ache in Marshall’s surgically repaired right knee. “Our first home game after his surgery, he was sitting there during pregame warm-ups and you could see it on his face. It really bothered him not to be out there...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Big 12 assigns first female football official to KU's season opener

DALLAS -- The Big 12 Conference has assigned a female official to work one of its games for the first time in league history. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday that Catherine "Cat" Conti will be on the crew for Kansas' season opener at home Sept. 6 against Southeast Missouri State. While calling this a good opportunity for Conti and the league, Bowlsby says Big 12 officiating...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri St beats Northwestern St 34-27

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Kierra Harris threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Missouri State to a 34-27 come-back win over Northwestern State on Thursday night. Julian Burton caught four passes for 140 yards and one score. Harris completed 11 of 22 passes for 195 yards. Northwestern State, which won the season opener against Missouri State 23-17 last year...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Someone Dyed Oklahoma State’s Fountain Maroon Ahead Of Missouri State Game

Oklahoma State will take on a much less experienced opponent this Saturday – Missouri State – than it did last week, when the Cowboys opened their season with defending national champion Florida State. But not everyone on campus will be having an easier time. Supposedly, a group of Bears fans dyed the school’s Edmon Low Fountain maroon – the school’s color. They apparently...
Via College Spun
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State Fountain Dyed Red By Missouri State Fans

An Oklahoma State fountain was dyed red by Missouri State fans. Prepare for battle.
Via Gamedayr
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State shuts out North Dakota 38-0

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Kierra Harris threw for three touchdowns and ran in another to lead Missouri State to a 38-0 win over North Dakota on Saturday night. Harris was 11 of 16 for 149 yards and spread the ball around in the shutout, hitting Willis Chambers for a 37-yard touchdown, LeMarcus Stewart for a 40-yard TD and Gannon Sinclair for a 5-yarder. Cecil Bratton recovered a fumble...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri State rolls past South Dakota 31-12

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Kierra Harris threw for three touchdowns and ran in another to lead Missouri State to its first conference win Saturday, 31-12 over South Dakota. Harris finished 8 of 19 for 143 yards passing, finding Malik Earl for a 53-yard TD, Gannon Sinclair for a 29-yarder and Julian Burton for a 12-yard score. Harris also led the Bears (5-3, 2-2 Missouri Valley) in rushing...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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