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Emporia State vs Missouri State

Missouri St. 71, Emporia St. 45

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Jamar Gulley and Kyle Weems each scored 11 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lift Missouri State to a 71-45 win over Emporia State on Saturday night.

The Bears (3-0) were up 33-28 at halftime and pulled out of reach in the second half. They finished shooting 24 of 52 from the field, including making 9 of 23 tries from 3-point range.

The Hornets (1-1) led during much of the first half, including taking a 28-22 advantage about five minutes before halftime. But the Bears then went on a 14-0 run, stretching into the second half, and never trailed again.

Tola Lawal led the Hornets with a game-high 14 points while Antonio DiMaria added 12, including a game-high four 3-pointers. Emporia State made just 16 of 45 tries from the field.

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Emporia State (0-1)281745
Missouri State (3-0) «333871

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Emporia State
T. Pierce, F342-50-07244
A. Bucholtz, F281-10-14003
A. DiMaria, F284-110-120412
T. Lawal, G275-73-413214
T. Euler, G210-40-01210
C. Sights244-93-431312
D. Conner150-60-42020
J. Ikhide110-10-01020
T. Dykman60-00-01010
C. Simmons60-10-00030
Totals 16-456-142682245
 35.6%42.9% 
Missouri State Bears
K. Weems, F294-152-281411
J. Gulley, F254-72-582211
C. Patterson, C213-52-21229
M. Bizoukas, G283-41-22719
N. Scheer, G201-40-01003
A. Downing223-60-02218
K. Pickens201-14-65006
C. Copeland122-40-02125
I. Rhine122-30-01024
C. Kirk81-33-43115
C. Thomas20-00-01000
T. Aromona10-00-00000
Totals 24-5214-2137161571
 46.2%66.7% 

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