Scores

Final

Illinois State 55

(9-7, 0-4 MVC)

Missouri State 62

(5-11, 3-1 MVC)

    8:05 PM ET, January 8, 2013

    JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri

    1 2 T
    ILST 25 3055
    MOSU 32 3062

    Top Performers

    Illinois St: J. Carmichael 21 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Blk

    Missouri St: A. Downing 24 Pts, 3 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl

    Missouri St. 62, Illinois St. 55

    Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Anthony Downing scored 24 points Tuesday night and Missouri State defeated Illinois State 62-55.

    Marcus Marshall had 14 points for the Bears (5-11, 3-1 Missouri Valley), who shot 54 percent from the field in the first half in building a 32-25 halftime lead. Missouri State finished the game at 47 percent.

    Jackie Carmichael led Illinois State (9-7, 0-4) with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Johnny Hill had 14 points. Jon Ekey scored eight points but no other player had more than four points for the Redbirds, who had won four straight before entering MVC play.

    Missouri State didn't have a field goal in the last 4 minutes, but closed the game with seven free throws in the final 1:23, six of them by Downing.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ILST
    MOSU
    Points 55 62
    FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 22-47 (.468)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-12 (.583) 11-18 (.611)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 12

    2012-13 Season

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