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Cook lifts Missouri St. over Arkansas St. 75-53

Dec. 11, 2019 10:41 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook had 17 points as Missouri State romped past Arkansas State 75-53 on Wednesday night. Lamont West had 13 points for Missouri State (6-5), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Tyrik Dixon added 12 points. Gaige Prim had 11 points for the home team. Arkansas State...

Cook carries Missouri St. past Mississippi Valley St. 86-62

Dec. 6, 2019 10:33 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook had 20 points and 10 rebounds as Missouri State routed Mississippi Valley State 86-62 on Friday night. Tyrik Dixon had 15 points, six rebounds and six assists for Missouri State (5-5). Lamont West and Tulio Da Silva had 13 points apiece for the Bears, who have won four...

Cook’s late burst lifts Missouri St over Murray St 71-69

Dec. 3, 2019 10:24 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook sank a go-ahead 3-pointer and added two late free throws and Tulio Da Silva notched his second double-double of the season as Missouri State held off Murray State 71-69 on Tuesday night. Cook, who hit all seven of his free throws and scored 15, buried a 3 with 28...

Days leads LSU past Missouri State 73-58

Nov. 29, 2019 10:49 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Darius Days scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as LSU defeated Missouri State 73-58 on Friday. It was the third double-double of the season for Days, who has scored in double figures in each game. “I just was in the right place at the right time and my...

Johnson’s foul shots give Buffalo a 75-74 win over Bears

Nov. 24, 2019 5:51 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Antwain Johnson hit a pair of foul shots with 5.7 seconds left to lift Buffalo to a 75-74 win over Missouri State to take fifth place at the Charleston Classic on Sunday. Davonta Jordan led the Bulls (4-2) with 25 points. Buffalo had a 13-point lead late in the first half and were...

Prim’s 19 lead Missouri State to 71-69 win over Hawks

Nov. 22, 2019 5:00 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Gaige Prim had 19 points and Josh Hall hit a pair of tie-breaking free throws with 48.7 seconds left as Missouri State held off Saint Joseph’s 71-69 at the Charleston Classic on Friday. The Bears (3-3) had built a 12-point lead with eight minutes left, but the Hawks rallied...

Vasiljevic leads Miami to 74-70 win over Missouri State

Nov. 21, 2019 2:13 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dejan Vasiljevic had the situation he wanted — game on the line and the ball in his hands. Vasiljevic had a career-high 25 points, including a pair of clinching foul shots with 1.2 seconds left, as Miami outlasted Missouri State to start the Charleston Classic on Thursday....

No. 21 Xavier holds on for 59-56 win over Missouri State

Nov. 15, 2019 9:57 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Paul Scruggs saw an opening and went to the basket for the shot that would finally give No. 21 Xavier some breathing room. Scruggs scored 14 points and made a layup with 11.6 seconds left Friday night, helping the Musketeers hold off Missouri State for a 59-56 victory. The Musketeers...

Cook leads Missouri State past Cleveland St. 73-53

Nov. 12, 2019 11:05 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook registered 19 points and nine rebounds as Missouri State romped past Cleveland State 73-53 on Tuesday night. Tulio Da Silva had 13 points and seven rebounds for Missouri State (2-1). Lamont West added 10 points. Kabir Mohammed had 11 rebounds for the hosts. Tyrese...

Cook scores 31, Missouri State beats Alabama State 59-50

Nov. 10, 2019 5:32 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook had a career-high 31 points as Missouri State topped Alabama State 59-50 on Sunday. Cook sank 9 of 13 shots, including 6 for 7 on 3-pointers, and all seven of his free throws for Missouri State (1-1). The rest of the Bears made just 13 of 39 shots (33 from the floor,...