Drake claims at least share of MVC title
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Nick McGlynn had 22 points and 13 rebounds as Drake topped Missouri State 73-62 on Saturday to win at least a share of the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season...
Yarbrough carries Illinois St. past Missouri St. 65-57
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Milik Yarbrough had 28 points as Illinois State topped Missouri State 65-57 on Wednesday night.
Yarbrough converted all 11 of his free throws. He added nine...
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.
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 leads Missouri State to 55-37 win over Bradley
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook had 16 points and 10 rebounds as Missouri State pasted Bradley 55-37 on Saturday afternoon to complete a season sweep.
Missouri State won at Bradley 69-64 on Jan. 12.
Cook, who recorded his second double-double of the season, had 11 points and eight rebounds in the first half. He also had four steals in the game. Tulio Da Silva posted 12 points with six rebounds and one block for the Bears (10-11, 4-4 Missouri Valley Conference).
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.
Ellingson hits 7 3-pointers in Drake’s 74-63 victory
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Brady Ellingson made a career-high seven 3-pointers in matching his personal best of 25 points and Drake defeated Missouri State 74-63 on Sunday.
Ellingson, a senior, made all but one of his shots from the arc and was 9-of-10 shooting overall for the Bulldogs (14-5, 3-3 Missouri Valley), who improved to 8-1 at home with their second straight win.
Evansville pulls away late to beat Missouri State 70-64
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — K.J. Riley scored 16 points and Evan Kuhlman hit a key 3-pointer late to help Evansville beat Missouri State 70-64 on Wednesday night.
Evansville (9-9, 3-2 Missouri Valley Conference) has won eight of the last 10 against Missouri State (8-10, 2-3).
Cook heats up late for Missouri St in 69-64 win over Bradley
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Keandre Cook scored five of his seven points in a 55-second span at the end to help complete Missouri State's rally with a 69-64 win over Bradley Saturday night.
Cook's 3-pointer brought the Bears within 64-63 with 1:38 remaining. Koch Bar missed a jump shot on Bradley's next possession and Cook snared the rebound. Following Missouri State's timeout, Cook laid it in for the go-ahead basket.
Da Silva leads Missouri State over Indiana State 72-57
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Tulio Da Silva had 21 points and eight rebounds to lead Missouri State to a 72-57 victory over Indiana State on Tuesday night.
The Bears (7-9, 1-2 Missouri Valley Conference) broke a two-game skid while Indiana State (9-6, 1-2) has lost three of its last four games each by double-digits.
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.
Missouri St. scraps past W. Kentucky 84-78, ends 5-game skid
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Tulio Da Silva scored 18 points, Keandre Cook and Ryan Kreklow 15 each as Missouri State battled past Western Kentucky 84-78 Wednesday night, ending a five-game losing streak.