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Javon Freeman-Liberty scored 29 points with nine rebounds and five assists and Valparaiso beat Missouri State 89-82 Saturday to advance to the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference.
Isiaih Mosley scored on a putback as Missouri State grabbed the lead midway through the opening period and hit the gas, eliminating No. 3 seed Indiana State from the Missouri Valley Conference quarterfinals 78-51 Friday night.
Kabir Mohammed scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures, adding seven rebounds and three assists, and Missouri State rolled to an 84-59 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday night.
Donovan Clay scored a season-high 22 points, Ryan Fazekas added 20 more and Valparaiso beat Missouri State 89-74 on Tuesday night.
Keandre Cook had 21 points as Missouri State defeated Loyola of Chicago 74-62 on Saturday.
Darrell Brown had 19 points to lead five Bradley players in double figures as the Braves edged past Missouri State 83-79 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Lamont West came off the bench to score a season-high 22 points with nine rebounds and Missouri State rolled to a 71-58 victory over Indiana State on Sunday.
Keandre Cook had 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting and Missouri State beat Drake 97-62 on Wednesday night.
Marcus Domask scored the last three points of the game, including the winning jumper as time expired and Southern Illinois defeated Missouri State 68-66 on Saturday night.
Tulio Da Silva had a season-high 22 points as Missouri State rolled past Illinois State 80-60 on Wednesday night.
Tyreke Key scored 27 points with nine rebounds and Indiana State defeated Missouri State 78-68 on Saturday.
AJ Green had 27 points as Northern Iowa extended its home win streak to 12 games, rolling past Missouri State 95-66 on Wednesday night.
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Anthony Murphy made 1 of 2 free throws with 4 seconds remaining in the game and Keandre Cook missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer as Drake edged Missouri State 71-69 on Sunday.
Keandre Cook poured in 27 points and Missouri State jumped out to a big first-half lead and held off Valparaiso 67-60 on Thursday night.
Isiaih Mosley had a season-high 23 points as Missouri State defeated Evansville 68-58 on Saturday.
Nate Kennell tied a career-high 25 points on 7-of-10 shooting from 3-point range and Bradley beat Missouri State 91-78 on Wednesday.
AJ Green had 28 points as Northern Iowa routed Missouri State 80-57 on Saturday.
Keandre Cook had 22 points as Missouri State narrowly beat Illinois State 67-63 on Tuesday night.
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Cameron Krutwig scored 23 points with seven rebounds and Loyola Chicago beat Missouri State 62-58 on Saturday.
Tulio Da Silva registered 14 points as Missouri State defeated Evansville 65-52 on Tuesday in the first Missouri Valley Conference matchup of the season for both teams.
Max Abmas had 22 points as Oral Roberts topped Missouri State 82-72 on Saturday.