Missouri St. Rumors & News

  • Missouri State transfer Marcus Marshall chooses Nevada

    CBS Sports "Missouri State transfer Marcus Marshall has committed to Nevada, he told CBSSports.com on Tuesday. Marshall averaged 19.5 points in 14 games last season." April 21

  • Bears' Mvouika to play final season at St. John's

    Springfield News-Leader "Ron Mvouika announced on Twitter early Tuesday that he will transfer from Missouri State and play his final basketball season at St. John's. The 6-foot-6 forward who played in only two games last season due to a back injury is scheduled to graduate in August. He will be eligible next season at..." April 21

  • Marcus Marshall, MVC's 2nd-leading scorer, to transfer

    CBS Sports "Missouri State guard Marcus Marshall -- the Missouri Valley Conference's second-leading scorer -- has decided to transfer from the university, the school announced in a press release on Friday. Missouri State University head coach Paul Lusk announced Friday that junior guard Marcus Marshall..." January 17

  • Bears' leading scorer suspended indefinitely

    Springfield News-Leader "Missouri State's leading scorer, junior guard Marcus Marshall, is suspended indefinitely and won't play tonight when the Bears play host to Evansville at JQH Arena. Marshall is suspended for "conduct detrimental to the team," according to Missouri State sports information director Rick..." January 15

  • Bears' Mvouika hopes to resume playing soon

    Springfield News-Leader "Missouri State's basketball team is best described as a work in progress. Injuries have played havoc with anticipated playing rotations. Inconsistency has been the only consistency so far. "This is a journey with this team," coach Paul Lusk said. "It is a developing situation." That journey..." December 08

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Missouri State’s Marshall ready for next step

    Springfield News-Leader "Six months have passed and Missouri State assistant basketball coach Jermaine Henderson remembers the pained look on Marcus Marshall’s face. It wasn’t all from the ache in Marshall’s surgically repaired right knee. “Our first home game after his surgery, he was sitting there during pregame..." July 20

  • Shockers dominate Missouri St. 67-42, stay undefeated, advance to MVC final

    The Sunflower "The Wichita State Shockers won its 33rd undefeated game of the season Saturday against Missouri State to become one of three teams to go 33-0 in NCAA history. The Shockers trampled the Bears 67-42 to move on to the championship game Sunday, where they will attempt to make history one more..." March 09

  • Shockers Finish Perfect (31-0) With 68-45 Win Over Missouri State

    GoShockers.com "With a capacity crowd of 10,506 chanting “undefeated,” the No. 2-ranked Wichita State Shockers sealed a perfect regular season by improving to a NCAA Division I regular-season record 31-0 with a dominating 68-45 win against Missouri State Saturday at Charles Koch Arena. Wichita State (31-0, 18-0)..." March 02

  • MVC Insider: Shockers rule Valley with no test from Creighton

    Springfield News-Leader "Doug Elgin is like the rest of us. The longtime commissioner of the Missouri Valley Conference sometimes catches himself wondering “What if?” in a season that — to borrow a phrase from Charles Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities — is the best of times and worst of times for his league. “Creighton would..." February 28

  • Tennessee 75, Mississippi St. 68

    ProSportsDaily "Jordan McRae recorded 29 points, 10 rebounds and four assists as the visiting Volunteers tamed the Bulldogs. Jarnell Stokes added 14 points and nine boards for Tennessee (17-11, 8-7 SEC), which finished 17-of-20 from the foul line. Jeronne Maymon chipped in with 10 points and 11 rebounds for..." February 27

  • Bears needing Kirk to elevate game

    Springfield News-Leader "The little nugget served up by Missouri State sports information guru Rick Kindhart slipped past basketball coach Paul Lusk. Looking for a Bears’ basketball barometer? When Christian Kirk scores eight or more points, Missouri State is 8-0 this season. Hmmm ... “I didn’t realize that,” Lusk..." February 15

  • MSU's Scheer savors career twilight

    Springfield News-Leader "The reality is starting to hit home for Nathan Scheer. The days remaining in his college basketball career — his competitive basketball career for that matter — are numbered. “I was sitting around and thinking about it (Monday) and how there’s a little over a month left,” Missouri State’s..." February 05

  • Late push sends Drake past Bears

    Springfield News-Leader "As Missouri State and Drake matched 3-point shooting, the visiting Bears blinked first. “Just missing open baskets, which happens, and we couldn’t get stops on the defensive end,” Missouri State guard Austin Ruder said. “Kind of a bad combination.” Certainly a losing combination Wednesday..." January 30

  • Bears lose in shootout at Northern Iowa

    Springfield News-Leader "Ron Mvouika had a breakthrough game. Along the way to 28 points, he set a Missouri State record by making all six of his 3-point attempts. The junior forward’s response? So what. “We lost and I can’t get over that,” Mvouika said on a snowy Saturday after his offensive outburst couldn’t save..." January 19

  • Missouri State loses Marshall to knee injury

    Springfield News-Leader "The hits keep on coming for Missouri State’s basketball team, the latest being the loss of scoring leader Marcus Marshall for an extended period due to a knee injury. Marshall will undergo surgery this morning for torn meniscus in his right knee. Meanwhile, his teammates will be in Terre Haute,..." January 16