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The Hurrying Hoosier wins again at I-44

2013 NASCAR Missouri State and Lebanon I-44 Speedway O'Reilly Auto Parts Pro Late Model Champion Cole Williams took advantage of a lap 14 caution to close the gap on leader Kyle Donahue and made a high-side turn four pass on the 19th circuit to capture his 3rd NASCAR Whelen All American Series Pro Late Model feature of the season at The "High-Banks" of The Lebanon I-44 Speedway in...

Former Missouri State Forward Ron Mvouika to St. John’s

St. John’s new head coach Chris Mullin received some positive news Tuesday after losing out on high school standout Brandon Sampson to the LSU Tigers on Monday. Former Missouri State forward and France native Ron Mvouika has decided to play for St. John’s. Mvouika had a disappointing campaign last season after suffering a back injury which kept him out for most of the season...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Marshall to Transfer to Nevada

Nevada basketball just got a boost as former Missouri State guard Marcus Marshall announced his commitment to the Wolf Pack earlier today after announcing he was going to leave the team back in January. The news was first reported by Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com. The 6-foot-3 guard averaged 19.5 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game and shot 45 percent from the field...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri State Righty Jon Harris Shows First Round Ability

While it is generally regarded as a basketball conference, the Missouri Valley Conference has had a penchant for producing quality professional baseball prospects.  Wichita State is the most well-renowned program both in terms of collegiate success and high-end talent (Casey Gillaspie, Conor Gillaspie, Mike Pelfrey and Braden Looper, among others), but Missouri State University...
Via Fangraphs
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Springfield Notes: Season opener, the infield, outlook, and overall general excitement.

Springfield, Missouri is getting some deserved attentino in the baseball world. It’s fantastic. If it weren’t for the Missouri State Ice Bears and the ugh, sure, why not, I guess Drury Panthers, it would have been an even longer winter. But hey, look at this bigoted town now: Home to the No. 20 Missouri State Bears (where Mike Matheny’s son, Tate, plays) and former Bear and...
Via Cardinals Farm
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Forward Gavin Thurman transferring from Missouri State after semester

Missouri State forward Gavin Thurman tweeted Monday that he will transfer from the program at the end of the current semester. Photo: Bruce E. Stidham / Springfield News-Leader Thurman, a junior, averaged 6.0 points per game on 36.1 percent shooting this season. He has one year of eligibility remaining. “For those fans and people who have been curious, I am not returning to MSU...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 23, 2015  |  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

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 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

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 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

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'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 survives against SE Missouri 81-78

Marcus Marshall scored 19 points in helping Missouri State survive a late comeback by SE Missouri State and winning 81-78 in a nonconference thriller on Sunday. Missouri State (10-2) led 32-24 at halftime by controlling the boards (24-14) and grabbing six more offensive rebounds than the Redhawks. The Bears upped that lead to 20 in the second half before SE Missouri (8-5) staged...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA Division II Championship: Northwest Missouri St. vs. Lenori Rhyne: Odds and tv info

On Saturday Northwest Missouri State will play against Lenori-Rhyne in the NCAA Division II championship game. Northwest Missouri State (14-0) is trying to go 15-0 for the second time in school history by winning the championship while Lenori Rhyne (13-1) is hoping to win one with their third string quarterback. Coverage of the NCAA Division II championship game between Northwest...
Via Tireball.com
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: Louisville Blasts Missouri State

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect TheCardinalConnect.com photographer Pete Cautilli was on hand for Louisville’s win over Missouri State on Tuesday evening and got some great shots of the action. Click here to view from your mobile device. Make sure you check out Pete’s personal photography website PeteCautilli.Zenfolio.com.
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Opponent: Missouri State

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...
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

NW Missouri State beats Grand Valley State 27-13

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Senior Forward Antonita Slaughter Collapsed During Tuesday Evening’s Game

Alonzo Adams – USA Today Jeff Walz and the No. 7 ranked Lady Cards got a big time win over Missouri State on Tuesday evening. Louisville defeated the Bears 91-49. The Cards got off to a 24-8 lead and never looked back. They also forced a total of 24-turnovers. Despite the huge win, there was a scary situation early on in the first half. Seniro forward Antonita Slaughter collapsed...
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Missouri State women routed by No. 7 Louisville

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 17:13 to...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Southeast Missouri fires coach Samuel after three-win season

Southeast Missouri State has fired football coach Tony Samuel with two years left on his contract after a third straight losing season. Athletics Director Mark Alnutt announced Samuel's departure on Tuesday. Samuel coached at the Cape Girardeau school for eight years and led the Redhawks to their first Ohio Valley Conference title and an NCAA playoff appearance in the Championship...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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