Predicting studs and duds for college football Week 5

Week 4 of college football was one of attrition. With the exceptions of Alabama and Clemson — two teams which have established themselves as clearly above the rest — every team in the top-eight faced some form of mortality. The degrees varied — Washington overcame Colorado easier than Penn State overcame Iowa — but the point remains. There are no more walkovers, no more FCS bye weeks...
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September 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Arkansas, Missouri State play through delays until 3:10 a.m.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas began play in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon needing two wins to advance to a winner-take-all regional final against Missouri State on Monday night. By the time the top-seeded Razorbacks finished off those two wins, they had turned what was supposed to be an evening at Baum Stadium into a nearly overnight affair — ending an epic 11-10 win...
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June 04, 2017

Wichita State beats Missouri State 78-63 to advance to MVC final

ST. LOUIS -- Shaquille Morris scored 21 points, Conner Frankamp added 18 and No. 21 Wichita State beat Missouri State 78-63 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Markis McDuffie added 15 points for the second-seeded Shockers (29-4), who advanced to the championship game for the fourth time in eight seasons. Wichita State last won the MVC Tournament...
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March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Johnson stars as Missouri State defeats Northern Iowa 70-64

ST. LOUIS -- Alize Johnson scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Missouri State to a 70-64 victory over Northern Iowa in a Missouri Valley Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Friday night. No. 6 seed Missouri State (17-15) plays second-seeded and No. 21-ranked Wichita State (28-4) in Saturday's semifinal. The Bears had a seven-point lead with four minutes left. Bennett...
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March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Johnson has 20 points, 17 boards to lead Missouri State

ST. LOUIS (AP) Alize Johnson scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Missouri State to a 70-64 victory over Northern Iowa in a Missouri Valley Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Friday night. No. 6 seed Missouri State (17-15) plays second-seeded and No. 21-ranked Wichita State (28-4) in Saturday's semifinal. The Bears had a seven-point lead with four minutes left...
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March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Shockers clinch share of MVC title with 86-67 win over Missouri State

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Landry Shamet scored a career-best 23 points as No. 25 Wichita State clinched at least a share of the Missouri Valley Conference title for a fourth straight season with an 86-67 victory over Missouri State on Saturday. The title is the fifth in six seasons for the Shockers (27-4, 17-1), who have won 12 straight games and appear well on their way to a sixth straight...
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February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Morgan helps Northern Iowa hold off Missouri State 55-52

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Jeremy Morgan had 18 points with five rebounds and four assists and Northern Iowa edged Missouri State 55-52 on Sunday. Bennett Koch added 14 points and seven rebounds and Klint Carlson had 10 points for the Panthers (13-12, 8-6 Missouri Valley), who have won three straight and eight of their last nine. Dequon Miller and Jarred Miller had 12 each for the...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Wichita State cruises past Missouri State 80-62

WICHITA, Kan. -- Shaquille Morris scored 13 points and Wichita State cruised to an 80-62 victory over Missouri State on Thursday night for its seventh straight win. Wichita State (22-4, 12-1 Missouri Valley), who beat Illinois State by 41 points on Tuesday, pulled into a tie with the Redbirds atop the conference. Missouri State (15-11, 6-7) has lost four of its last five games. Zach...
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February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri St QB accused of animal cruelty no longer at school

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) The Missouri State quarterback accused of severely abusing a friend's dog last season is no longer at the school. Breck Ruddick was suspended after the accusation, which drew wide attention on social media. In November, Ruddick pleaded guilty to letting an animal run free and an animal cruelty charge was deferred as part of a plea agreement. Ruddick was...
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February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri State beats Loyola of Chicago 82-81 in OT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Austin Ruder made 6 of 8 3-pointers to score 22 points, Alize Johnson made the winning free throw in overtime, and Missouri State beat Loyola of Chicago 82-81 on Tuesday night to end the Ramblers' three-game win streak. It was the Bears' third straight overtime game - a school first. The Ramblers led 75-73 on Aundre Jackson's two free throws, but Jarred...
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January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Drake beats Missouri State 72-71 in OT behind Timmer

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Reed Timmer scored 27 points, including a game-winning driving layup with 16 seconds left in overtime to give Drake a 72-71 win over Missouri State on Tuesday night. Nick McGlynn and Graham Woodward each hit jumpers to give Drake a 68-65 lead in the extra session and McGlynn's basket with 52 seconds left made it 70-68. Dequon Miller made 1 of 2 free throws...
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January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Miller ties career best, Missouri St. beats Bradley 76-62

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Dequon Miller matched his career high with 24 points and Alize Johnson added 13 points while grabbing 13 rebounds as Missouri State pulled away late to beat Bradley 76-62 on Saturday. Johnson, who garnered his 12th double-double this season and had his ninth straight game with 10 or more rebounds, hauled in seven offensive boards. Miller drilled 3 of 5 from...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Teen due in Las Vegas court in Missouri State player slaying

LAS VEGAS (AP) A 17-year-old accused of shooting and killing a Missouri State University football player during a fight involving their sisters in Las Vegas has been charged as an adult with murder. Richard Allan Newsome Jr. stood in shackles and wasn't asked during a brief court hearing Friday to enter a plea in the killing last weekend of 18-year-old Richard J. Nelson. A judge...
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January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Kreklow, Miller help Missouri St hold off Indiana St, 73-68

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Ryan Kreklow hit the second of two free throws and Dequon Miller added two more as Missouri State closed out a 73-68 Missouri Valley Conference victory at Indiana State Wednesday night. Brenton Scott hit a 3-pointer with :20 left to get Indiana State within two points, 70-68, but after Ryan Kreklow hit the second of two free throws to make it a three-point...
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January 18, 2017  |  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...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Loyola (Chicago) beats Missouri State 77-71 for 9th home win

CHICAGO (AP) Aundre Jackson scored 22 points, Milton Doyle had 18 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Loyola (Chicago) beat Missouri State 77-71 on Sunday. Jackson made two free throws with 2:49 to go and, after Missouri State was whistled for a charge, Doyle made a pull-up jumper to cap a 10-0 run for a 67-60 lead. Loyola hit 8 of 10 free-throw attempts in the final...
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January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri State holds off Evansville from the line, 55-51

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Dequon Miller converted three of four free throws in the final nine seconds to help Missouri State hold on to beat Evansville, 55-51 Wednesday night. Jaylon Brown's layup with 11 seconds left got Evansville within one, 52-51. After a Missouri State timeout Miller drew a foul from Dru Smith and converted both free throws with :09 left. Brown turned the ball...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Dixon leads Missouri St. to 81-75 OT win over Indiana St.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Jarred Dixon hit two jumpers and made two free throws in overtime as Missouri State scored the first six points in the extra period to give the Bears just enough cushion to hold off Indiana State for an 81-75 victory on Saturday. Alize Johnson led Missouri State (11-4, 2-0 Missouri Valley Conference) with a career-best 30 points and 15 rebounds. He was 10...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri St. holds off N. Iowa 68-64 in MVC opener

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Dequon Miller had 17 points, Alize Johnson had a double-double and Missouri State held on to defeat Northern Iowa 68-64 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener Wednesday night after almost squandering a 24-point lead. The Bears (10-4) had a 19-0 run and raced to a 32-8 lead at the 6:47 mark of the first half, capped by Ronnie Rousseau III's 3-pointer, their...
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December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Stewart leads USC into Las Vegas Classic title game

LAS VEGAS (AP) Even though Southern California was perfect on the season, coach Andy Enfield tried a new lineup Thursday night. Enfield started four guards against Missouri State because in three of their past four games, the Trojans trailed by double digits in the first half. This time, they never trailed at all. Elijah Stewart scored 21 points to lead No. 23 USC past Missouri...
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December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri State rolls past Chicago State 66-46

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Dequon Miller scored 18 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, to lead Missouri State to a 66-46 win over Chicago State in Monday night's campus round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic. Obediah Church added 12 points and Jarrid Rhodes collected 11 rebounds for Missouri State (8-3), which never trailed. Miller hit 6 of 14 from the field and went 3...
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December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Northwest Missouri State meets North Alabama for D2 title

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Northwest Missouri State coach Adam Dorrel was almost moved to tears after his Bearcats clinched their second consecutive Division II championship game appearance, his thoughts turning to the 16 seniors who will be suiting up for the final time. ''It is hard not to get emotional when you talk about our team and their performance,'' Dorrel said after a semifinal...
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December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson powers Missouri State past Oral Roberts, 86-76 (Dec 14, 2016)

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Alize Johnson scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds while Jarred Dixon added another 15 points off the bench and Missouri State held off Oral Roberts late to take an 86-76 win Wednesday night.Kris Martin, who finished with a career-high 35 points for Oral Roberts, converted a four-point play with 6:25 left to get the Golden Eagles (2-9) within one, 70-69...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson double-double, Missouri St. tops SE Missouri 79-71

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Alize Johnson scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Missouri State to a 79-71 win over Southeast Missouri State on Wednesday night. It was the third double-double of the season for Johnson who was 7 of 10 from the field for the Bears (5-2). Dequon Miller added 17 points and six rebounds, Austin Ruder had 16 points and Jarrid Rhodes had 10. The...
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December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri State handles North Dakota State 64-50

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Alize Johnson scored 17 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to lead Missouri State to a 64-50 win over North Dakota State on Sunday. Dequon Miller added 12 points and Ronnie Rousseau III had 10 for Missouri State (4-1). The Bears sealed it at the free throw line, getting 13 of 18 to North Dakota State's season-low 1 of 4. Missouri State took control with a...
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November 27, 2016  |  Discuss
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