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Lady Panthers pull away from McKendree for 91-76 road win

By: Ed Beach LEBANON, Ill.— Drury guard Paige Robinson scored 28 points while forward Azia Lynch matched a career-high with 26 points as the fourth-ranked Lady Panthers picked up a 91-76 win at McKendree at the Price Convocation Center in Lebanon, Illinois on Thursday night. Drury improved to 12-1 and …

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Hervey, Bears Slide Past Salukis, 65-53

By: Rick Kindhart SPRINGFIELD – Keaton Hervey scored a season-high 18 points, snagged 6 rebounds and blocked 3 shots to lead four Missouri State players in double figures as the Bears turned back visiting Southern Illinois, 65-53, here Wednesday. MSU (12-5, 8-5 MVC) capped its third straight Missouri Valley Conference …

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Bears Take Five-Set Thriller from Valpo

By: Ben Adamson SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State recorded season highs for kills, digs, blocks and hitting percentage Monday afternoon and dominated the fifth set by a 15-6 score to take a thrilling five-setter from Valparaiso at Hammons Student Center.The Bears won by set scores of 25-16, 21-25, 25-20, 17-25 and 15-6 …

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Conley Garrison named GLVC Player of the Week

By: Ed Beach SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury guard Conley Garrison was named the Player of the Week in the Great Lakes Valley Conference for his performance in three games last week. Conley Garrison averaged 22 points as the Panthers went 2-1. The senior from Bolivar also averaged 7.7 rebounds, 6.3 assists, …

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Mosley Earns Valley Player of the Week for Third Time

By: Rick Kindhart ST. LOUIS – Missouri State sophomore Isiaih Mosley (G, Columbia, Mo.), the league’s top scorer, was announced as Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week on Monday, the conference office announced. It is Mosley’s third MVC Player of the Week honor this season, having also earned that …

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Volleyball Bears Stay Perfect in Valley Play with 3-1 Win Over Valpo

By: Ben Adamson SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State improved to 7-1 for the first time since 2010 and just the sixth time since 1982 Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 victory against visiting Valparaiso at Hammons Student Center, notching a season-high 59 kills to move to 3-0 in Missouri Valley Conference play.Amelia Flynn had …

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Bears Get Back on Track after Road Sweep at ISU

By: Rick Kindhart NORMAL, Ill. – Missouri State got 24 points from Isiaih Mosley and overcame an extended second-half dry spell to hold off Illinois State, 72-62, here Sunday, completing a two-game MVC road sweep for the Bears (11-5, 7-5 MVC). Gaige Prim scored 16 points, and Ja’Monta Black added …

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Super Bowl Predictions

The Kansas City Chiefs are fighting for their second-straight Super Bowl Championship trophy on Sunday. The AFC Champions are coming to Tampa Bay with an overall record of 14-2 and the Champions of the NFC, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, hold an 11-5 record. The most current predictions have a -3 …

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