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67dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Missouri State hires Dana Ford

Missouri State has hired Tennessee State basketball coach Dana Ford. Ford, 33, has been the head coach of the Tigers for four seasons.

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85dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Sources: Missouri State parts ways with Lusk

Paul Lusk, whose Missouri State Bears were just 7-11 in the Missouri Valley Conference this season, is out as the school's men's basketball coach, sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello.

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Cook late FTs lift S. Illinois over Missouri St. 81-80, OT

Aaron Cook sank two free throws with four seconds remaining in overtime, Armon Fletcher scored 22 points and Southern Illinois turned back Missouri State 81-80 Wednesday night, running its record to 7-1 over the last eight games.

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Brown helps Bradley top Missouri State 72-52; 11-0 at home

Darrell Brown scored 20 points with eight assists, Elijah Childs added 12 points with 12 rebounds and Bradley pulled away in the second half to defeat Missouri State 72-52 Tuesday night, maintaining a perfect record on its home court this season.

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Missouri State suspends 2 amid theft probe

Missouri State suspended Tanveer Bhullar and Darian Scott for what it said were violations of team rules after a police report listed them as persons of interest in a $1,500 theft investigation.

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Johnson, Scurry guide Missouri St past Loyola-Chicago 64-59

Alize Johnson hit five 3-pointers and scored 24 with 11 rebounds, Reggie Scurry came off the bench to score 18 with seven boards and Missouri State slipped past Loyola-Chicago 64-59 in a Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams on Friday.

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Missouri State holds off Wright State 66-50

Obediah Church scored 13 points and blocked three shots, Alize Johnson added 12 points with 14 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season, and Missouri State held off a second-half Wright State run to win 66-50 on Tuesday night.

Team Stats

Points Per Game70.1Tied-265th
Rebounds Per Game38.7Tied-35th
Assists Per Game12.9230th
Points Allowed66.640th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record3-6
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances6