High major college football players who run afoul of the law usually wind up at a school at the FCS level or NAIA and Division II. Former Missouri star receiver Dorial Green Beckham was recently dismissed from the football team. One school he won't be playing at is Missouri State. Missouri State president Cliff Smart has made it known that DGB is not welcome at his school.Smart...
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.
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This marks the Bears’ second-ever appearance in the CIT. They won the tournament in 2010.
Missouri State stumbled down the...
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...
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...
Missouri State University is located in Springfield, Missouri. Missouri State is the second largest university in Missouri, and boasts an enrollment of around 21,000. Missouri State operates athletics in the Missouri valley conference. Apparently they run a loose ship at Missouri State.
During the conference realignment bonanza of 2011 a Missouri State student athlete tweeted...
Reuben Thomas caught seven passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns to elevate Northwest Missouri State to a 27-13 victory over Grand Valley State in an NCAA Division III semifinal on Saturday.
The Bearcats (14-0) advanced to their eighth national championship game in program history and will face Lenoir-Rhyne in the first meeting between the two programs.
Following a two-turnover...
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December 14, 2013
Missouri State was close to No. 7 Louisville early. Then, after one of the Cardinals' players was taken off the court on a stretcher, they ran away from the Bears.
Kenzie Williams scored 13 points, Tyonna Snow added 12 and Desiree Phillips 11 as Missouri State (1-5) lost its fourth straight, 91-49 to Louisville on Tuesday night.
The Cardinals (8-1) were leading 7-2 with 17...
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December 04, 2013
David Johnson was the workhorse for Northern Iowa, carrying the ball 37 times and scoring twice in a victory over Missouri State 17-10 on Saturday.
Johnson gained 167 of the Panthers' 212 yards rushing, and had TD runs of 1 and 21 yards in the close contest. Northern Iowa (6-5, 2-5 Missouri Valley Conference) ended the Bears (5-7, 5-3) four-game win streak. Missouri State has...
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November 16, 2013
Draft Zone Spotlight: Blake Peiffer, LB, Southeast Missouri State
Blake is a very special football player, who was rated as Defensive Player of the Year in 2012 for Southeast Missouri State. Blake is a freak athlete who hits very hard. He understands his position well, and realizes he could be asked to fulfill a need on special teams. Peiffer is a kid that should be getting talked...
Draft Zone Spotlight: Tyler Shaw, WR, Northwest Missouri State
I have brought you quite a bit of small school athletes this year from the state for Missouri but maybe none more popular than Tyler Shaw. Tyler Shaw is a very solid wide out who possess great hands. Tyler uses his amazing speed and jumping ability to bring down the ball. Shaw is a competitor and is also a standout...
Kevin Courtney doubled twice and drove in three runs in a seven-run seventh for Stony Brook, who eliminated Missouri State with a 10-7 win Sunday and advanced to the championship game of the Coral Gables Regional.
No. 4 seed Stony Brook (48-12) will have to beat UCF twice to win their first regional in school history. UCF has also never won a regional.
Missouri State (40-22) jumped...
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June 03, 2012
Ronny Richardson homered and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning to lead Central Florida to a 2-1 win over Missouri State in the Coral Gables Regional on Friday.
UCF (44-15) will await the winner of the Miami-Stony Brook game. Missouri State (39-21) will face the loser.
Nick Petree (10-4), Collegiate Baseball newspaper's Division I national player of the year, took...
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TUCSON, Ariz. Missouri State sophomore Nick Petree (RHP, Clinton, Mo.) has been named the The Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I National Player of The Year, as released Thursday (May 31) as part of Collegiate Baseball newspaper's annual All-America Team announcement.
The 2012 Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year...
ST. LOUIS She proved to be versatile.
With her right hand limited because of injury, Missouri State senior guard Casey Garrison resorted to shooting with her left hand in games over the past three weeks and achieved results that surprised her coach, her team and the competition. During a three-game stretch after she sprained her right thumb in practice, the Missouri Valley Conference...
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Legendary Missouri State and Saint Louis University basketball coach Charlie Spoonhour passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 72 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina after a long battle with lung complications.
Coach Spoonhour had been in and out of the hospital for the past couple of years after receiving a lung transplant in 2010. He had been diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary...