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Missouri State to play at Tulane in 2019

(STATS) - Missouri State and Tulane have scheduled a matchup for Sept. 14, 2019 in New Orleans. The game will be played at Yulman Stadium. Missouri State, of the Missouri Valley Football Conference, went 4-7 last season - a three-win improvement from coach Dave Steckel's first campaign in 2015. Tulane, an American Athletic Conference program, was 4-8.
Via FOX Sports
15 days ago

No. 21 Wichita St tops Missouri St to reach MVC title game

ST. LOUIS (AP) Shaquille Morris scored 21 points, Conner Frankamp added 18 and No. 21 Wichita State beat Missouri State 78-63 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Markis McDuffie added 15 points for the second-seeded Shockers (29-4), who advanced to the championship game for the fourth time in eight seasons. They will play top-seeded Illinois...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State beats Missouri State 78-63 to advance to MVC final

ST. LOUIS -- Shaquille Morris scored 21 points, Conner Frankamp added 18 and No. 21 Wichita State beat Missouri State 78-63 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Markis McDuffie added 15 points for the second-seeded Shockers (29-4), who advanced to the championship game for the fourth time in eight seasons. Wichita State last won the MVC Tournament...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 Wichita State tries not to stumble against Missouri State

ST. LOUIS -- After Friday night's 82-56 rout of Bradley in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall was asked how he kept his team motivated for a third meeting with an opponent they had beaten twice by a combined 49 points. "They'd been playing well, four-game win streak for them," he said of the Braves. "You have to have...
Via FOX Sports
23 days ago

Johnson stars as Missouri State defeats Northern Iowa 70-64

ST. LOUIS -- Alize Johnson scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Missouri State to a 70-64 victory over Northern Iowa in a Missouri Valley Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Friday night. No. 6 seed Missouri State (17-15) plays second-seeded and No. 21-ranked Wichita State (28-4) in Saturday's semifinal. The Bears had a seven-point lead with four minutes left. Bennett...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson has 20 points, 17 boards to lead Missouri State

ST. LOUIS (AP) Alize Johnson scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Missouri State to a 70-64 victory over Northern Iowa in a Missouri Valley Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Friday night. No. 6 seed Missouri State (17-15) plays second-seeded and No. 21-ranked Wichita State (28-4) in Saturday's semifinal. The Bears had a seven-point lead with four minutes left...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 22 Drake women win 18th in row despite 46 from Fruendt

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Becca Hittner scored 22 points and Lizzy Wendell 21 and No. 22 Drake extended its school-record winning streak to 18 games, beating Missouri State 98-91 on Thursday despite a 46-point performance from the Lady Bears' Liza Fruendt. Brenni Rose added 16 points as six Bulldogs scored in double figures. Drake (24-0, 17-0) will seek to become the first Missouri...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Shockers clinch share of MVC title with 86-67 win over Missouri State

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Landry Shamet scored a career-best 23 points as No. 25 Wichita State clinched at least a share of the Missouri Valley Conference title for a fourth straight season with an 86-67 victory over Missouri State on Saturday. The title is the fifth in six seasons for the Shockers (27-4, 17-1), who have won 12 straight games and appear well on their way to a sixth straight...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Wichita State wins 4th straight MVC title, but Alize Johnson had the play of the day

Wichita State pulled away from Missouri State in an 86-67 win Saturday to clinch at least a share of its fourth straight MVC title, but Bears forward Alize Johnson had the highlight of the afternoon in his team’s loss. Midway through the second half with Missouri State still hanging around, Johnson took a fast break pass from Dequon Miller and exploded to the rim with one hand...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 25, 2017

Johnson's 15th double-double leads Missouri State past Drake

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Alize Johnson scored 23 points and grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds to lead Missouri State over Drake 76-73 on Saturday night to snap a four-game losing streak. It was Johnson's 15th double-double of the season. Dequon Miller added 16 points for Missouri State (16-13, 7-9 Missouri Valley). Graham Woodward and Reed Timmer scored 15 points apiece to lead Drake...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Hawkins with 19, Illinois State edges Missouri State 67-66

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Deontae Hawkins scored 19 points and put his team on top for good as Illinois State edged Missouri State 67-66 on Wednesday night. Tony Wills and DJ Clayton added 12 points apiece for the Redbirds (22-5, 14-1 MVC) who remain tied with Wichita State for first in the Missouri Valley Conference. Missouri State took a four-point intermission advantage to 45...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Morgan helps Northern Iowa hold off Missouri State 55-52

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Jeremy Morgan had 18 points with five rebounds and four assists and Northern Iowa edged Missouri State 55-52 on Sunday. Bennett Koch added 14 points and seven rebounds and Klint Carlson had 10 points for the Panthers (13-12, 8-6 Missouri Valley), who have won three straight and eight of their last nine. Dequon Miller and Jarred Miller had 12 each for the...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Wichita State cruises past Missouri State 80-62

WICHITA, Kan. -- Shaquille Morris scored 13 points and Wichita State cruised to an 80-62 victory over Missouri State on Thursday night for its seventh straight win. Wichita State (22-4, 12-1 Missouri Valley), who beat Illinois State by 41 points on Tuesday, pulled into a tie with the Redbirds atop the conference. Missouri State (15-11, 6-7) has lost four of its last five games. Zach...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Wichita St. rolls past Missouri St., pulls to tie atop MVC

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Shaquille Morris scored 13 points and Wichita State cruised to an 80-62 victory over Missouri State on Thursday night for its seventh straight win. Wichita State (22-4, 12-1 Missouri Valley), who beat Illinois State by 41 points on Tuesday, pulled into a tie with the Redbirds atop the conference. Missouri State (15-11, 6-7) has lost four of its last five games...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri St QB accused of animal cruelty no longer at school

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) The Missouri State quarterback accused of severely abusing a friend's dog last season is no longer at the school. Breck Ruddick was suspended after the accusation, which drew wide attention on social media. In November, Ruddick pleaded guilty to letting an animal run free and an animal cruelty charge was deferred as part of a plea agreement. Ruddick was...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri State beats Loyola of Chicago 82-81 in OT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Austin Ruder made 6 of 8 3-pointers to score 22 points, Alize Johnson made the winning free throw in overtime, and Missouri State beat Loyola of Chicago 82-81 on Tuesday night to end the Ramblers' three-game win streak. It was the Bears' third straight overtime game - a school first. The Ramblers led 75-73 on Aundre Jackson's two free throws, but Jarred...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Loyola goes length of the floor in 3.9 seconds to beat buzzer, force OT

Loyola appeared finished in Tuesday’s game at Missouri State, trailing 68-62 with 29 seconds left. But the Ramblers completed another shocking comeback, and needed to go the length of the floor with 3.9 seconds left down 71-69 to force overtime. Here’s how it went down. That one’s on Missouri State junior Chris Kendrix, who let Clayton Custer get behind him for the easy layup...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 31, 2017

Romeo, Plum lead No. 7 Washington women past Cal 90-67

SEATTLE (AP) Natalie Romeo scored 32 points, including 10 3-pointers, and Kelsey Plum added 24 points to move into sixth place on the NCAA all-time scoring list as No.7 Washington beat California 90-67 on Friday night. Plum, who entered averaging 31.0 points - tops in the nation - pushed her career scoring total to 3,094 points to move past Minnesota's Rachel Banham (3,093) on...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri State seeking to continue momentum

(STATS) - After posting a three-win improvement last season, Missouri State will seek to build on the success during its 11-game 2017 schedule that was announced Wednesday. Highlighting the schedule are five home games and a Sept. 2 season opener at Missouri - the first meeting between the programs since 1923. Coach Dave Steckel's squad will host Murray State (Sept. 16) out of...
Via FOX Sports
January 25, 2017

Drake beats Missouri State 72-71 in OT behind Timmer

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Reed Timmer scored 27 points, including a game-winning driving layup with 16 seconds left in overtime to give Drake a 72-71 win over Missouri State on Tuesday night. Nick McGlynn and Graham Woodward each hit jumpers to give Drake a 68-65 lead in the extra session and McGlynn's basket with 52 seconds left made it 70-68. Dequon Miller made 1 of 2 free throws...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Miller ties career best, Missouri St. beats Bradley 76-62

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Dequon Miller matched his career high with 24 points and Alize Johnson added 13 points while grabbing 13 rebounds as Missouri State pulled away late to beat Bradley 76-62 on Saturday. Johnson, who garnered his 12th double-double this season and had his ninth straight game with 10 or more rebounds, hauled in seven offensive boards. Miller drilled 3 of 5 from...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Las Vegas teen charged as adult in football player slaying

LAS VEGAS (AP) A 17-year-old suspected of shooting and killing a Missouri State University football player during a fight involving their sisters in Las Vegas has been charged as an adult with murder. Richard Allan Newsome Jr. stood in shackles and wasn't asked during a brief court hearing Friday to enter a plea in the killing last weekend of 18-year-old Richard J. Nelson. A...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Teen due in Las Vegas court in Missouri State player slaying

LAS VEGAS (AP) A 17-year-old accused of shooting and killing a Missouri State University football player during a fight involving their sisters in Las Vegas has been charged as an adult with murder. Richard Allan Newsome Jr. stood in shackles and wasn't asked during a brief court hearing Friday to enter a plea in the killing last weekend of 18-year-old Richard J. Nelson. A judge...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Kreklow, Miller help Missouri St hold off Indiana St, 73-68

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Ryan Kreklow hit the second of two free throws and Dequon Miller added two more as Missouri State closed out a 73-68 Missouri Valley Conference victory at Indiana State Wednesday night. Brenton Scott hit a 3-pointer with :20 left to get Indiana State within two points, 70-68, but after Ryan Kreklow hit the second of two free throws to make it a three-point...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Teen, mom under arrest in Missouri State player’s death

A teenager and his mother are under arrest for the shooting death of a Missouri State football player, according to reports. 18-year-old Richard J. Nelson, who was a freshman last season at Missouri State, was attempting to stop a fight involving his sister in Las Vegas. According to witnesses, Nelson attempted to pull someone away from his sister before the shooting took place....
Via Campus Sports Net
January 18, 2017
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