MISSOURI STATE BEARS NEWS

Bluejays Take Series, Seeding from Bears

The Bluejays completed their final home series as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference this past weekend with a series win over Missouri State.
Via creighton.scout.com
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bluejays, Bears Set to Battle for Seeding

The regular season comes to a close this weekend when Creighton hosts Missouri State starting Thursday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Both teams are still playing for seeding at next week’s Missouri Valley Conference tournament in Normal, Illinois.
Via creighton.scout.com
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas 6, Missouri State 3

Arkansas did it by committee on the mound Tuesday night in a 6-3 victory over Missouri State. The Razorbacks used eight pitchers.
Via arkansas.scout.com
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Former SEMO coach accused in car theft ring

A former Southeast Missouri State University women's basketball coach who is now coaching at a northeast Kansas community college was arraigned Tuesday in a multi-state car theft conspiracy. William J. Smith, 48, of Highland, Kan., is charged with one count of conspiracy and three counts each of mail fraud and receipt of a stolen motor vehicle. Not guilty pleas were entered...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Nyla Milleson is new coach at George Mason

Nyla Milleson is the new women's basketball coach at George Mason. Milleson was announced Tuesday as the replacement for Jeri Porter, who resigned last month after five seasons at the school. Milleson has spent the last six seasons at Missouri State, where she led the Lady Bears to three WNIT appearances. Her contract was not renewed after a 14-17 record this season. Milleson...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Missouri State hires Kellie Harper as coach

Kellie Harper, fired two weeks ago by North Carolina State, was hired Wednesday as the new women's basketball coach at Missouri State. The university said Harper agreed to a five-year contract paying $145,000 annually, plus $60,000 for radio and television shows. The contract also includes performance incentives. ''My first priorities are the team, the staff and our...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Missouri St. 61, S. Illinois 53

Marcus Marshall scored 18 points and Anthony Downing had 16 as Missouri State defeated Southern Illinois 61-53 Thursday night in the opening round of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. Christian Kirk added 10 points and eight rebounds for the seventh-seeded Bears (11-21), who will face No. 2 seed Wichita State on Friday. Desmar Jackson and Anthony Beane Jr. scored 12 points...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Thurman scores 21 in Missouri State's 91-77 loss

Missouri State coach Paul Lusk says his team has a chance to be competitive against all but one team in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Bears played that one team Wednesday night - 21st-ranked Creighton - and Lusk was right. Gavin Thurman scored 21 points to lead four players in double figures, but the Bears struggled to keep All-American Doug McDermott under control in a 91...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

BUZZER BEATER: A Brave Shot By Lemon, Jr. Gives Bradley at 66-69 Win Over Missouri State

Most buzzer beaters are personal with me but this one was.  It involved Bradley’s Walt Lemon, Jr. banking home a three pointer at the buzzer to defeat my alma mater, Missouri State 69-66. Here’s the game winner, (Thanks KYTV, Springfield, MO) “I was actually going to pass it because I thought they would double team me.” Lemon said.  “But...
Via Online Sports Guys
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Missouri St. 70, S. Illinois 59

Anthony Downing scored 16 points and Nathan Scheer scored 15, going 5 for 5 from 3-point range, as Missouri State ended an eight-game losing streak by beating Southern Illinois 70-59 Sunday night. Marcus Marshall added 11 points for the Bears (3-10) in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both schools. Missouri State shot 54 percent in each half. Kendal Brown-Surles led the...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Shooting struggles continue in Bears' 62-42 loss

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

OSU gets ugly victory against Missouri State

Youth paired with confidence can be dangerous. After early season success, Oklahoma State was relishing in marquee wins and a No. 23 national ranking. But on Saturday, without the shine of a quality opponent, the Cowboys fluttered to a 62-42 victory against Missouri State in Gallagher-Iba Arena. On paper, it was a blowout. In person, it was a sloppy victory.
Via oklahomastate.scout.com
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri St. 82, Malone 49

Anthony Downing, Marcus Marshall and Christian Kirk scored 15 points each to lead Missouri State to an 82-49 victory against Malone University in a Hoops for Hope Classic game on Wednesday night. Keith Pickens had six points and 10 rebounds for the Bears (2-2). Cory Veldhuizen scored 13 points and David Goodwater 10 for Division II Malone (2-1). Downing had four 3-pointers, and...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

N. Iowa 38, Missouri St. 13

Running back David Johnson ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as Northern Iowa defeated Missouri State 38-13 on Saturday night. Johnson ran 77 yards for a touchdown as the Panthers offense struck early. He later scored on a 2-yard run. Johnson can throw, too. He hit Brett LeMaster on a 36-yarder for a touchdown. Johnson finished the game with 14 carries for 116 yards....
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 22 Oklahoma St. 74, Missouri St. 71

Liz Donohoe scored 24 points and Tiffany Bias made four free throws in the final 24 seconds as No. 22 Oklahoma State held off Missouri State 74-71 Tuesday night. Lindsey Keller had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Cowgirls (2-0). Toni Young added 13 points and Bias finished with 12 points, five steals and a game-high seven assists. Tyonna Snow led the Bears, playing their season...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

E. Kentucky 31, SE Missouri 7

Jared McClain rushed for a pair of touchdowns and Matt Denham and Deshaun Sands each scored once on the ground as Eastern Kentucky rolled to a 31-7 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday. Defense was a big factor for Eastern Kentucky (7-3, 5-2 Ohio Valley). The Colonels held Southeast Missouri State (3-6, 2-4) to 262 yards, its second-lowest total of the season. Brooklyn...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri St. 42, W. Illinois 3

Kierra Harris threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, Mikael Cooper-Falls added 95 yards rushing and a score, and Missouri State dominated Western Illinois 42-3 on Saturday for the Bears' first three-game winning streak in eight years. Harris completed just 13 passes and was intercepted three times, but he managed to find Dorian Buford, Trey Kelley and Cadarrius Dotson...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri State Pink Rink, No Goal Pumpkin & Taylor Swift

Do you see random sh$% while driving to work and think it needs to be seen by the masses? Does the guy who sits next to you at work look like a tool on a daily basis? Does your dog lick his balls in an odd fashion? Is your neighbor working on some sort of outer space vehicle behind his shed? We want your WTF photos. Email us: mail@bustedcoverage.com Filed under: Daily WTF
Via Busted Coverage
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri St. 24, Illinois St. 17

Kierra Harris and Ashton Glaser each ran for a touchdown, and the Missouri State defense recorded two safeties Saturday to shock Illinois State 24-17. After Harris' 1-yard score, Nate Davis sacked Matt Brown, whose fumble bounced out of the ISU end zone to give the Bears (2-6, 2-3 Missouri Valley) a 9-0 lead. But Brown recovered to hit Tyrone Walker for TDs of 4 and 15 yards...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri St. 27, South Dakota 24

Austin Witmer capped a furious fourth-quarter rally by Missouri State with a 33-yard field goal as time expired, giving the Bears a 27-24 victory on Saturday. Missouri State (1-6, 1-3 Missouri Valley) scored 17 points in the final 5:27 of the game. Kierra Harris hit Julian Burton with a 60-yard touchdown pass with 5:27 left and Harris found Eri Christophel for a 25-yard scoring...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Illinois 14, Missouri St. 6

Southern Illinois got big first-quarter plays from Emmanuel Souarin and Mulku Kalokoh to beat Missouri State 14-6 Saturday in a defensive game that featured 20 punts for 738 yards. In the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams, the Salukis (2-2) prevailed despite going 0 for 13 on third-down conversions and managing just 198 yards of offense. Souarin returned an interception...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Louisville v Missouri State - game analysis

Louisville claimed it's second convincing victory of the season on Saturday, defeating visiting Missouri State 35-7. Cardinal Authority continues to provide insight from the game with our game analysis.
Via louisville.scout.com
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri State can't get on track in 35-7 loss

After losing to No. 23 Louisville 35-7 on Saturday, FCS school Missouri State was just glad to be done with FBS schools from power conferences. ''I know I'm happy with the games to over with,'' said Missouri State coach Terry Allen, whose Bears opened the season with a loss to Kansas State. ''We came out of it with relatively no injuries, except our pride...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri State, weather or not

So following three of the most driest months in history, the loyalty of University of Louisville football fans is being tested for the second week in a row by severe weather warnings.U of L fans passed the first test, turning out in record numbers of 55,386 for the opener against Kentucky. No problem getting motivated for that one, especially with all the trash talking by UK players...
Via Louisville Card Game
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

A look at Northwest Missouri’s inspirational story from Division 2

Documentary chronicles 2011 Northwest Missouri State When it comes to Division 2 football, few programs compare to the one at Northwest Missouri State. Multiple national championships and more championship game appearances make for a special football program. Of course, there is always more to the story behind just playing great football on the field, and Northwest Missouri’s somber...
Via No 2 Minute Warning
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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