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Johnson's 15th double-double leads Missouri State past Drake

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Alize Johnson scored 23 points and grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds to lead Missouri State over Drake 76-73 on Saturday night to snap a four-game losing streak. It was Johnson's 15th double-double of the season. Dequon Miller added 16 points for Missouri State (16-13, 7-9 Missouri Valley). Graham Woodward and Reed Timmer scored 15 points apiece to lead Drake...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Police seek teen, mom in killing of Missouri State player

LAS VEGAS (AP) Police are looking for a teen suspect and his mother in the shooting of a Missouri State University football player who witnesses say tried to stop a fight involving his sister and others in Las Vegas over the weekend. Authorities have not named the 17-year-old sought in the Saturday evening killing of 18-year-old Richard J. Nelson or the suspect's mother. She...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Watch: NWMSU uses three laterals to score a 93 yard TD on interception return

Who is NWMSU? That’s Northwest Missouri State and they may have pulled off the play of the day here against Pittsburg State. NWMSU gets the interception as time is expiring in the half and runs the ball half-way down the field before seemingly throwing it up for grabs when getting tackled. Two laterals later and the Bearcats were in the end zone in what could be the play of the...
Via The Student Section
October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Northwest Missouri State football players can display GPA on helmets

The Northwest Missouri State football program is set to honor its outstanding student-athletes throughout the 2016 season. On Thursday,The Kansas City Star‘s Pete Grathoff reported members of the team who excel in the classroom — hold at least a 3.0 — will wear a helmet decal that will showcase their GPA and the name of their athletic advisor. Check them out: @NWBearcatsFB...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Northwest Missouri State Football Players Will Wear Helmet Decals That Show Their GPA

Helmet stickers have long been a tradition in college football. Ohio State has their buckeye leaves. Florida State has their tomahawks. And Northwest Missouri State has their . . . GPA? Yes, according to the team's equipment managers, any player with a GPA over 3.0 will be eligible to wear a helmet sticker that shows his  GPA, academic advisor and major: @NWBearcatsFB Student...
Via Stack
September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Northwest Missouri State atop MIAA preseason poll

Ahead of the 2015 college football season, Northwest Missouri State football coach Adam Dorrel didn’t seem to have a lot of confidence in his team saying they could go 7-4 ‘on paper.’ Even after going 15-0, winning the Division II national championship for the second time in three years and being placed atop the MIAA preseason polls, Dorrel isn’t guaranteeing anything. Dorrel...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri State gets past Drake, 69-67, at Arch Madness

Chris Kendrix scored 21 points and Ryan Kreklow hit the go-ahead 3-pointer Thursday with 1:31 remaining as No. 7 seed Missouri State survived its MVC Tournament first round matchup against No. 10 seed Drake, 69-67. Missouri State’s Chris Kendrix. (Photo: Springfield News-Leader) Missouri State (13-18, 8-10 MVC) led 62-53 with 7:20 left in the second half. A 13-2 run over the...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

MVC: Missouri State beats Drake 69-67; Evansville is next

ST. LOUIS -- Chris Kendrix hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points, and Ryan Kreklow hit a late 3 to help seventh-seeded Missouri State beat No. 10 seed Drake 69-67 Thursday night in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.The Bears will play second-seeded Evansville (23-8) in the quarterfinals Friday.Kreklow scored 10 of his 13 points in the second half...
Via Associated Press
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Loyola offense sparks 75-62 win at Missouri State

Senior guard Devon Turk scored 20 points Sunday as Loyola’s offense came alive in the second half of a 75-62 win against Missouri State at JQH Arena. Turk, Loyola’s all-time leader in 3-pointers made, shot 5-of-6 from beyond the arc, including three in the second period. He dominated after halftime along with senior forward Montel James, who scored 11 of his 14 points in the...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri State seeks turnaround in 2016

(STATS) - Missouri State will look to rebound in coach Dave Steckel's second season, playing five home games as part of an 11-game schedule announced Tuesday. The Tigers finished 1-10, beating only a non-Division I team, and in last place in the Missouri Valley Football Conference in Steckel's first season. They hope to get off to a strong start on Sept. 1 when NAIA member Southwestern...
Via Associated Press
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Northwest Missouri State football player found dead in dorm

The Northwest Missouri State Bearcats celebrated their second national championship in three years this season, but their celebration ended up being a short-lived one. On Sunday, junior defensive end Nicholas Turner was found dead in his dorm room. The school announced the tragic news with a press release Sunday afternoon and invited students to a gathering Monday night. This is...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri State rolls to 61-42 win over Bradley

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Obediah Church scored 13 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Missouri State rolled to a 61-42 win over Bradley on Saturday night. Ryan Kreklow added 12 points for the Bears (7-11, 3-3 Missouri Valley Conference). Camyn Boone had 10 points and five rebounds and Chris Kendrix chipped in nine points. Missouri Sate averaged 41.2 percent shooting from the field and...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo gallery: Missouri State 56, Loyola 54

With a 56-54 loss Saturday, Loyola fell to 0-4 in the Missouri Valley and 7-9 overall. It was the Ramblers’ second straight loss by two points.
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Miller’s game-winning floater drops Loyola to 0-4 in Valley

Junior guard Dequon Miller netted a runner with 3.4 seconds remaining Saturday, sending Missouri State to a 56-54 victory against Loyola at Gentile Arena. Missouri State guard Dequon Miller drives against the Loyola defense. (Photo by Jesse Kramer / thecatchandshoot.com) Miller took over the second half, scoring 11 points of his 16 points in the final 20 minutes. He also had...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Hot shooting sends Valparaiso to easy win over Missouri State

Photo: nwitimes.com   Missouri State came to the ARC on Saturday playing its best basketball in over a season, but Valparaiso blew right past the Bears for a 74-45 win. Junior forward Alec Peters  led the Crusaders with 19 points and 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. Missouri State (4-7) stayed close deep into the first half, trailing 26-19 with 2:35...
Via The Catch and Shoot
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Gophers down Missouri State in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Joey King scored 18 points to help Minnesota beat Missouri State 74-69 Friday in the consolation bracket at the Puerto Rico Tipoff. Carlos Morris added 12 points for the Gophers (3-1), who got off to a fast start to build a double-digit lead that reached 18 points early in the second half. They spent the rest of the afternoon fighting off the Bears, who three...
Via Fox Sports North
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Arkansas Avoids the Shutout But Loses to Missouri State 3-1

After getting destroyed Friday night by the Razorbacks the boys from Missouri State were playing for more than just the right to keep playing Saturday afternoon. They were playing for pride. With the exception of the error that led to Arkansas's only run in the game they got their pride back thanks to pitcher Matt Hall.Hall allowed only one hit and walked four in a complete game...
Via FatManWriting
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Arkansas Offense Explodes for 18 Hits and 18 Runs Against Missouri State

Missouri State started out on the right track against Arkansas Friday by shutting them out for the first three innings, but everything went south in the fourth. The Razorbacks scored three runs to take a 3-1 lead, tacked on another in the fifth, and blew the game wide open with six runs in the sixth to make the score 10-1 (10-3 after Missouri State's half of the inning).Arkansas...
Via FatManWriting
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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
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