Bradley beats Missouri St. 61-58 in MVC tourney
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Darrell Brown had 20 points as Bradley edged Missouri State 61-58 in the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Friday.
Bradley meets Missouri St. in MVC quarters
No. 5 seed Bradley (17-14, 9-9) vs. No. 4 seed Missouri State (16-15, 10-8)
Missouri Valley Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Enterprise Center, St. Louis; Friday, 3:30 p.m. EST
Drake looks to sweep Missouri St.
Drake (22-8, 11-6) vs. Missouri State (16-14, 10-7)
JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Missouri State seeks revenge on Drake after dropping the first...
Illinois St. seeks revenge on Missouri St.
Missouri State (16-13, 10-6) vs. Illinois State (15-14, 8-8)
Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Missouri State goes for the season sweep over Illinois...
Da Silva leads Missouri State past Indiana State 67-61
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Tulio Da Silva recorded 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead Missouri State to a 67-61 win over Indiana State on Saturday.
Missouri St. looks to extend streak vs Indiana St.
Indiana State (14-13, 6-9) vs. Missouri State (15-13, 9-6)
JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Missouri State looks for its seventh straight win in the...
Da Silva carries Missouri St. past Loyola of Chicago 65-61
CHICAGO (AP) — Tulio Da Silva had 16 points, nine rebounds and three blocks as Missouri State narrowly beat Loyola of Chicago 65-61 on Sunday.
Jarred Dixon had 10 points for Missouri State (15-12, 9-5 Missouri Valley Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. Josh Webster added seven points and 10 assists.
Cameron Krutwig scored a career-high 24 points for the Ramblers (16-11, 9-5). Marques Townes added 23 points and six rebounds.
Dixon banks in game-winning, half-court shot for Missouri St
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jarred Dixon banked in a half-court shot just before the final buzzer to help Missouri State beat Illinois State 66-65 on Sunday.
Leading 65-63 with 7.8 seconds left, Illinois State turned it over on an inbounds play. The ball changed hands several times, leading to multiple players diving for the loose ball and it finally fell to Dixon, who took one dribble and launched it off the backboard before getting tackled by his teammates.
Missouri State holds off Southern Illinois for 65-59 win
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jarred Dixon scored 19 points as Missouri State held off a late Southern Illinois rally for a 65-59 victory on Wednesday night.
The teams were even midway through the first half, but Southern Illinois stalled after that as the Bears (12-12, 6-5 Missouri Valley Conference) surged 11-3 to go up 25-17 and they pushed it to 36-23 at the break.
Cook’s last-second FTs gives Missouri St. 55-54 OT win
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Keandre Cook made two free throws in the final seconds of overtime to give Missouri State a 55-54 victory over Valparaiso on Tuesday night.
Cook with 21, Missouri St. rolls past Loyola-Chicago 70-35
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook scored 21 points on five 3-pointers and grabbed eight rebounds as Missouri State cruised to a 70-35 win over Loyola of Chicago Wednesday night.
Josh Webster added 14 points and five assists for the Bears (9-11, 3-4 Missouri Valley Conference) who were 12 of 23 (52 percent) from beyond the arc. Tulio Da Silva had 14 points and eight rebounds.
Missouri St sets records in blowout over William Woods
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Szymon Wojcik led seven players in double-digit scoring with 16 points and Missouri State set a school scoring record routing NAIA-member William Woods 110-56 on Sunday.
The Bears also set a school record with 17 3-pointers in 38 attempts (44.7 percent). By comparison, the Bears were 17 of 21 from the foul line.
Missouri State is undefeated at JQH Arena to start this season.
Da Silva scores 22 points, Missouri State beats UAPB
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Tulio Da Silva scored 22 points, Josh Webster had 15 assists, and Missouri State ran past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 93-72 on Saturday.
Ryan Kreklow added 18 points and Keandre Cook scored 17 for the Bears (5-7), who remained undefeated at home through five games. Da Silva added eight rebounds, two steals and two blocks. He made 8 of 9 from the field.
Shaun Doss scored 23 points and Martaveous McKnight added 16 points for the Golden Lions (3-9).
North Dakota State holds off Missouri State rally, 74-67
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid scored 19 points, including a clutch jumper and two free throws in the final minute, and North Dakota State held off a late rally to earn a 74-67 victory over Missouri State Saturday night.
The Bison (4-7) now have won back-to-back games for the first time this season.
Cook leads Missouri State over Robert Morris 74-60
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Missouri State beat Robert Morris 74-60 on Friday night.
Cook was 6 of 10 from the field and 4 of 6 from 3-point range. Josh Webster added 14 points, and Szymon Wojcik and Jarred Dixon scored 12 each for the Bears (2-0), who led the entire way after the first five minutes.
Dixon has career-best 26, Missouri State thrashes ORU 84-50
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jarred Dixon scored a career-best 26 points as Missouri State opened the season with an 84-50 thrashing of Oral Roberts on Tuesday night.
Texas Tech Preview Capsule
Last season: 18-14.
Nickname: Red Raiders.
Coach: Chris Beard.
Conference: Big 12.
Who's gone: F Anthony Livingston; F Aaron Ross; G Devon Thomas; F Matthew Temple; F Thomas Brandsma.
Who's back: G Keenan Evans, the team's top scorer at 15.4 points per game while shooting 43 percent on 3-pointers; F Zach Smith, who averaged 12.1 points and team-best 7.2 rebounds; F Justin Gray, who shot 53 percent from the field; G Niem Stevenson.