Four Bears earn preseason MVFC honors; Missouri State picked fifth


ST. LOUIS – Led by senior Robert Booker (C, Ozark, Mo.), Missouri State landed four players on the Missouri Valley Football Conference Preseason Team, the 10-member conference announced Monday (July 27) in advance of its annual preseason teleconference. Additionally, the Bears were picked to finish ninth by the league’s coaches, media and sports information directors. […]

Missouri State finalizes 2015-2016 men’s basketball non-conference schedule


SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State men’s basketball coach Paul Lusk has put the finishing touches on his team’s 2015-16 non-conference schedule, the Bears’ fifth-year mentor announced Wednesday (July 1). The 12-game slate will feature up to seven opponents that finished in the top 60 of the NCAA’s RPI last season with six NCAA Tournament foes and […]

Missouri State’s Lusk finalizes coaching staff with hiring of Corey Gipson


SPRINGFIELD — Missouri State men’s basketball coach Paul Lusk put the final piece for his coaching staff in place Thursday with the announced hire of assistant coach Corey Gipson, a native of Sikeston, Mo. Gipson has spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at his alma mater, Austin Peay State […]

Missouri State opens NCAA Tournament with 14-1 win over Canisius

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri State pounded out a season-high 17 hits and rode 8.0 strong innings from Jon Harris to a 14-1 victory over Canisius in its opening game of the NCAA Springfield Regional Saturday afternoon. The Bears (46-10) erased an early deficit thanks to a five-RBI performance from Tate Matheny, as 6,756 spectators–their largest […]

Missouri State’s NCAA Regional opener postponed until Saturday

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – With rain expected to continue throughout the evening Friday, Missouri State’s NCAA Regional contest with Canisius has been postponed until Saturday at 12:05 p.m. (CT). The contest, featuring the top-seeded Bears (45-10) and the fourth-seeded Golden Griffins (34-28), was originally scheduled for a 6:05 p.m. start Friday before thunderstorms forced the cancellation […]

Missouri State gets No. 8 national seed; draws Canisius in NCAA regional opener

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — For the ninth time in program history, Missouri State has been selected to compete in the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, where the Missouri Valley Conference champion Bears earned the No. 8 national seed and will host the four-team Springfield Regional at Hammons Field as part of the 64-team NCAA field that […]