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Agugua-Hamilton Revealed as a Finalist for WBCA Coach of the Year

By: Ben Adamson ATLANTA – The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced Wednesday the finalists and winner of the 2021 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year award, with Missouri State’s Amaka Agugua-Hamilton one of 10 head coaches to make the list. Agugua-Hamilton, the 2020 and 2021 Missouri …

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Paige Robinson earns NCAA-II Player of the Year honors

By: Ed Beach SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury Lady Panthers junior Paige Robinson was named the NCAA-II Player of the Year by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. It marks the third year in a row a Drury player has been named to the honor after Hailey Distelkamp earned the national Player of …

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Amy Eagan named NCAA-II Coach of the Year

By: Ed Beach SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury University head coach Amy Eagan has been named the 2021 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced Tuesday morning. Eagan completed her first season as head coach of the Lady Panthers and led …

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Bears Rally from Five-Run Deficit to Win at No. 18 Oklahoma State

By: Ben Adamson Box Score I Season Stats STILLWATER, Okla. – Missouri State used a six-run seventh inning Tuesday to erase an 8-3 deficit on the way to an 11-8 victory over 18th-ranked Oklahoma State at O’Brate Stadium.The Bears (7-8) scored three times in the first on a solo home run from Ben Whetstone and …

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Chris Foster named next head coach for Drury men’s basketball

By: Ed Beach SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Chris Foster has been named as the next head coach of the Drury University men’s basketball program by Vice President and Director of Athletics, Corey Bray. Bray made the announcement on Tuesday, two weeks after the previous head coach, Steve Hesser, announced his retirement after …

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Lady Bears Pull Away from UC Davis for NCAA First Round Win

By: Ben Adamson Final Stats I Season Stats SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Jasmine Franklin scored 17 points and grabbed a Missouri State NCAA Tournament-record 18 rebounds, Brice Calip tallied a game-high 18 points, and the fifth-seeded Lady Bears dominated the final 17 minutes Monday evening for a 70-51 victory over 12th-seeded UC Davis in NCAA Alamo Region …

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Conley Garrison named First Team All-Midwest District

By: Ed Beach SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury guard Conley Garrison has been named a First Team All-Midwest District performer by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. It marks the second year in a row Garrison has landed a spot on the All-District squad. The Midwest District is comprised of teams in …

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Lady Bears NCAA Tournament Central

By: Ben Adamson No. 5 Missouri state lady bears (21-2) at NCAA first & second rounds First RoundMonday, March 22 vs. No. 12 UC Davis, 6:30 p.m.Second RoundWednesday, March 24 vs.No. 4 Arkansas/No. 13 Wright State, TBDLocation1st round – San Antonio, Texas2nd round – TBDSite1st round – Bill Greehey Arena2nd …

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Rolffs’ Blast, Wiley’s Arm Lead Bears to Home Win over ORU

By: Rick Kindhart Box Score | Season Stats SPRINGFIELD – A three-run homer by Jaden Rolffs in the bottom of the seventh and a seven-inning gem by Bears starter Logan Wiley lifted Missouri State (6-5) to a 5-1 win over visiting Oral Roberts at Hammons Field Tuesday. Rolffs accounted for two of …

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