Missouri State looks to continue its winning ways Tuesday when the Bears entertain Utah State at 7 p.m. in the Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge at JQH Arena.
Missouri State got 16 points and 8 rebounds from senior Camyn Boone to lead the Bears past visiting William Woods, 77-56, here Friday in the home opener for MSU.
Missouri State opens its 15-game home slate with a Friday afternoon showdown at JQH Arena with in-state foe William Woods University (4-3). The Bears are 7-0 all-time in home openers at The Q and 32-1 in home openers during their Division I era.
Gavin Ware scored 25 points, and Mississippi State (2-3) held off a late surge by Missouri State here Sunday to claim an 84-70 win in the seventh-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
A personal 8-0 run by Missouri State's Camyn Boone sparked a second-half rally by the Bears here Friday in the consolation round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, but Minnesota made four big free throws in crunch time to hang on for a 74-69 win.
No. 22 ranked Butler used precision passing and 60-percent shooting from the field to dispatch the Missouri State Bears here Thursday, 93-59, in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.