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Loyola of Chicago beats Missouri State, 65-51

CHICAGO (AP) Christian Thomas tied his season-high with 21 points and added a career-high 12 rebounds to lead Loyola of Chicago past Missouri State 65-51 on Saturday. Earl Peterson finished with 12 points for the Ramblers (18-12, 8-10), who opens the Missouri Valley Conference tourney in St. Louis on Friday against Indiana State. The win also gives Loyola of Chicago its most wins...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Women's Tennis Tops Missouri State 4-3 in Thriller

The Creighton women's tennis team topped Missouri State 4-3 in a thriller at the Hanscom Tennis Center on Friday night.
Via Creighton BlueJays - Official Site
19 hours ago

VIDEO: Missouri State guard Austin Ruder drains 3-pointer to force triple overtime against Bradley

Missouri State’s senior night Wednesday appeared headed for a grim end. The Bears were down 69-66 to the Bradley Braves in the final seconds of a second overtime, and their offense was stalling. Then sophomore guard Austin Ruder, who was a terrific 3-point shooter as a freshman but entered Wednesday shooting just 30.8 percent from deep, dribbled from the right wing into the corner...
Via The Catch and Shoot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Free throws edge Missouri State past Bradley in 3OT, 80-77

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Christian Kirk had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Missouri State past Bradley 80-77 in triple-overtime Wednesday night. Chris Kendrix and Loomis Gerring each hit a pair at the line in the final :23 to push the Missouri State lead to five and the Bears held on. Austin Ruder had 20 points, including five 3s and Kendrix added 14 points and eight rebounds...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri State beats Indiana State 60-56 to snap 4-game skid

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Freshman Chris Kendrix scored a career-best 20 points - including a key rebound and free throw in the final seconds - as Missouri State snapped a four-game skid to defeat Indiana State 60-56 Wednesday night. Missouri State (10-17, 4-11 Missouri Valley) took the lead for good, 57-56 with a Dorrian Williams pull up jumper with 49 seconds remaining. In that final...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 13 Northern Iowa hits 12 3s to beat Missouri State 68-57

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Seth Tuttle scored 22 points and No. 13 Northern Iowa matched its season-high with 12 3-pointers to beat Missouri State 68-57 on Sunday. The Panthers (24-2, 13-1 Missouri Valley Conference) shot 57 percent from the field (16 of 28) in the first-half, including nine of 14 from 3-point range. Northern Iowa had 14 assists and led 42-20 at the half. The lead stretched...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

College basketball games on television: Feb. 15

College basketball games on television: Sunday, Feb. 15 1:00 – Illinois at Wisconsin (CBS) 2:30 – Saint Joseph’s at Fordham (NBC Sports) 3:00 – Iowa at Northwestern (Big 10) 4:00 – Northern Iowa at Missouri State (ESPNU) 4:00 – Bucknell … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
13 days ago

SE Missouri State rallies to beat Eastern Illinois 68-64

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Marcus Wallace scored 18 points off the bench to help rally Southeast Missouri State to a 68-64 win over Eastern Illinois on Saturday night. Antonius Cleveland and Nino Johnson each netted a double-double for the Redhawks (11-13, 5-6 Ohio Valley Conference), scoring 10 points apiece with Cleveland pulling down 12 rebounds and Johnson grabbing 10. Eastern...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Loyola of Chicago beats Missouri State, 53-50

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Earl Peterson and Ben Richardson scored 12 points apiece as Loyola of Chicago held on in the face of a second-half rally to beat Missouri State 53-50 on Wednesday night, snapping a five-game slide. Montel James added 10 points and led with six rebounds for the Ramblers (14-9, 4-7 Missouri Valley Conference) who hit 20 of 50 (40 percent) from the field overall...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri St. snaps 7-game skid; beats S. Illinois 52-46

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Gavin Thurman scored 11 points and Missouri State beat Southern Illinois 52-46 on Saturday night to snap a seven-game losing streak. Thurman made 5 of 10 shots and grabbed six rebounds, and was the only Missouri State player to reach double figures. Missouri State (9-13, 3-7 Missouri Valley) opened the second half on a 16-6 run to stretch its lead to 39-25...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Illinois State slips past Missouri State 67-57

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell scored 20 points, hauled in a career-high 12 rebounds and led Illinois State to a 67-57 win over Missouri State on Wednesday night. Daishon Knight contributed 14 points and Reggie Lynch added 12 for Illinois State (13-8, 5-4 Missouri Valley), which shot 44 percent from the floor on 55 attempts and controlled the boards 36-26. Akoon-Purcell...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jones, Bradley hold off Missouri St. for 61-59 win

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Warren Jones scored 16 points, including a late 3-pointer, and Bradley withstood a second-half rally by Missouri State for a 61-59 win on Saturday night. A pair of free throws by Austin Ruder pulled Missouri State (8-12, 2-6 Missouri Valley), which lost its sixth-consecutive game, within one with 1:56 to play. Tramique Sutherland found Jones for a 3-pointer 25...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

College basketball on television: Jan. 18

Considering the NFL’s conference championship games comprise the competition for viewership, not a bad slate of college basketball games are on television for a Sunday. The best game of the day may be Missouri State at No. 23 Northern Iowa … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
January 18, 2015

Missouri State announces departure of leading scorer Marcus Marshall

Missouri State guard Marcus Marshall will not return to the team after being suspended indefinitely earlier in the week, the school announced Friday. Photo: Ozarks Sports Zone Marshall was suspended indefinitely earlier in the week for “conduct detrimental to the team.” The junior guard was averaging 19.5 points per game, the second-best mark in the Missouri Valley Conference...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

SE Missouri State defeats Jacksonville State 69-52

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Jamaal Calvin and Jarekious Bradley scored 13 points apiece, pacing Southeast Missouri State to a 69-52 victory over Jacksonville State on Wednesday night. Aaron Adeoye finished with 10 points and Nino Johnson added nine with 12 rebounds for the Redhawks (8-10, 2-3 Ohio Valley), who shot 44 percent from the field. Bradley and Calvin each hit three of SE Missouri...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hunter leads Illinois State past Missouri State 69-55

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Bobby Hunter hit 7 of 8 shots, including three 3-pointers, to score 17 points off the bench and lead Illinois State to a 69-55 over Missouri State on Sunday. Hunter had 12 points and MiKyle McIntosh had all 11 of his points as the Redbirds (10-6, 2-2 Missouri Valley) raced to a 49-27 lead at the half. The Bears (8-8, 2-2) never got closer than 14 in the second...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Cal assistant head coach Rob Likens will be new Kansas OC

Cal assistant head coach and wide receivers coach Rob Likens will be the new offensive coordinator at Kansas, a source told FOX Sports Monday afternoon. He will join new head coach David Beaty's staff and hopes to spark an offense that ranked No. 115 in the nation in 2014. Prior to his stint with the Golden Bears, Likens was an assistant for Sonny Dykes at Louisiana Tech. Before...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

SE Missouri State tops Tennessee State 77-62

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jarekious Bradley scored a season-high 29 points to lead Southeast Missouri State to a 77-62 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Tennessee State on Saturday. Bradley knocked down 10 of 12 from the field, including 2 of 3 from distance, and was 7-for-7 from the line while the team shot 50 percent from the floor (28 of 56). The victory was the Redhawks' second...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri State routs Drake 62-37 in MVC play

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Marcus Marshall scored 19 points and Missouri State never trailed on its way to a 62-37 victory over Drake on Saturday. Marshall was 8 of 17 from the floor and 2 of 6 from 3-point range. Camyn Boone and Austin Ruder each added 12 points for the Bears (8-6, 2-0 Missouri Valley Conference). Missouri State led 35-22 at the break, and held the Bulldogs to just...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Verizon ‘T’ party

Arkansas forward Bobby Portis had a happier homecoming than Southeast Missouri State Coach Dickey Nutt Saturday night in front of 11,375 at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.
Via WholeHogSports
December 21, 2014

Arkansas hit with 3 technicals

Officials called five technical fouls in Arkansas' 84-67 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday night at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.
Via WholeHogSports
December 21, 2014

Nutt's 'best team' full of experience

Southeast Missouri State Coach Dickey Nutt has heard from a lot of old friends the past few days.
Via WholeHogSports
December 19, 2014

Missouri coordinator hired by Missouri State

Missouri State has hired Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as its head coach.
Via WholeHogSports
December 15, 2014

Mizzou defensive coordinator Dave Steckel named head coach at Missouri State

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State has hired Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as its head coach. The 57-year-old Steckel is a long-time aide of Gary Pinkel and replaces Terry Allen, who was 37-64 in nine seasons and 4-8 last season. The school announced last month that it would not renew Allen's contract, set to expire at the end of January. Steckel was on the sideline...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Mizzou defensive coordinator Dave Steckel named head coach at Missouri State

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State has hired Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as its head coach. The 57-year-old Steckel is a long-time aide of Gary Pinkel and replaces Terry Allen, who was 37-64 in nine seasons and 4-8 last season. The school announced last month that it would not renew Allen's contract, set to expire at the end of January. Steckel was on the sideline...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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