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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...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours 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.

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...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Southern Illinois falls to Southeast Missouri State on buzzer-beater

Is there a better way to end a rivalry game than with a buzzer-beater? Trailing 54-53 with 0.8 seconds left, Southeast Missouri State trailed Southern Illinois and was inbounding from halfcourt. Junior guard Isiah Jones found senior Jarekious Bradley on the right wing for the game-winner.
Via The Catch and Shoot
December 11, 2014  |  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

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
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