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  • Missouri State suffers overtime loss at Evansville

    Missouri State suffers overtime loss at Evansville
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Troy Taylor grabbed 19 rebounds, and Egidijus Mockevicius scored 18 points to help Evansville beat Missouri State 62-59 in overtime Wednesday night. Among Taylor's rebounds were 14 on the defensive end. Mockevicius was 6 of 6 from...
  • Friday's local women's college basketball roundup: ODU eases past Alabama A&M, moves to 8-2

    Old Dominion (8-2) completed a 2-1 stay at the World Vision Classic in Las Vegas with a 75-46 romp Friday past Alabama A&M (1-8). Jackie Cook, who needed a hospital visit Thursday night to receive intravenous fluids, bounced back with 25 points in 20...
  • Lady Shockers drop MVC Opener

    Lady Shockers drop MVC Opener
    Wichita State fought back from an 11-point halftime deficit to tie the score midway through the second half, but Evansville went on to defeat the Shockers, 74-66, to open Missouri Valley Conference women's basketball play Friday at Charles Koch Arena....
  • Evansville rallies twice to beat Illinois State 59-54

    Evansville rallies twice to beat Illinois State 59-54
    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Colt Ryan scored 19 points and Evansville used a couple of big second-half runs to overtake Illinois State and post a 59-54 victory on Saturday night. Ryan, the Missouri Valley Conference's freshman of the year last season, made...
  • Thinking about the NCAA Tournament: An All-Indiana Bracketology

    Thinking about the NCAA Tournament: An All-Indiana Bracketology
    Are you ready for March Madness? Starting at some point during my high school years and continuing to the present, I started thinking about the NCAA Tournament about two days after the Colts season came to a close. More often that not, it was a Monday...
  • Indiana State falls in three overtimes at Wichita State

    Indiana State falls in three overtimes at Wichita State
    Indiana State battled like the champions they are trying to become in the Missouri Valley Conference, coming back from as many eight points in the first of three overtime periods, but Wichita State used a large run in the third extra period to earn a 93-...
  • Shockers tough one out vs. Evansville

    Shockers tough one out vs. Evansville
    Ben Smith came off the bench and scored 17 points to help Wichita State hold off Evansville 80-74 on Tuesday night. The Shockers (22-5, 13-3), who registered their school-record eighth straight conference road victory, retained a share of the Missouri...
  • Bruce's Blog: Headed to Arch Madness

    Bruce's Blog: Headed to Arch Madness
    And so it begins. The madness of March always starts with a 400 mile jaunt to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.  The trip is generally made in three  stages: Wichita to Emporia—actually that’s Wichita to the...
  • Bruce's Blog: Shocker post-mortem

    Bruce's Blog: Shocker post-mortem
    Am I really on my way back from St. Louis on a Sunday morning?   Did you know that St. Louis celebrates the second largest Mardi gras in the country behind New Orleans?  I have never seen so many drunken youngsters before noon in my life…then...
  • Lady Shockers furious rally vs. Drake falls short in MVC Semis

    Lady Shockers furious rally vs. Drake falls short in MVC Semis
    A furious rally in the final minutes was not enough for the Wichita State women's basketball team in the semifinal round of the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday. The No. 3 Shockers fell, 56-52, to No. 7 Drake. Wichita State...
  • Teel Time: Creighton's 58-57 NCAA victory over Alabama deja vu for former Hampton coach Merfeld

    Steve Merfeld recognized the final score instantly. He didn’t celebrate as he did 11 years ago, but he was elated nonetheless. “Awesome,” the Creighton assistant coach said Friday after the Bluejays’ 58-57 NCAA tournament...