Scores

Final OT

Illinois State 70

(7-6, 0-1 MVC)

Missouri State 78

(11-2, 1-0 MVC)

8:05 PM ET, January 2, 2014

JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri

1 2 OT T
ILST 41 25 470
MOSU 31 35 1278

Top Performers

Illinois State: B. Hunter 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Missouri State: J. Gulley 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

Missouri State defeats Illinois State 78-72 in OT

Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Jarmar Gulley scored 22 points and Missouri State outscored Illinois State 12-4 in overtime to complete its comeback victory 78-70 on Thursday.

Reggie Lynch made the second basket of overtime but Illinois State only added two Daishon Knight free throws the rest of the way. Knight led Illinois State (7-6, 0-1 Missouri Valley) with 15.

Missouri State trailed 61-54 in regulation before Gulley scored the next ten Missouri State points, during a 10-4 run, to make it 65-64 with 1:44 remaining. Lynch made 1 of 2 free throws with 21 seconds left to send the game into overtime.

Missouri State was behind by as many as 16 points in the first half but opened up the second half on a 9-5 run to cut its deficit to 46-40 with 15:43 to go.

Marcus Marshall had 14 points for Missouri State (11-2, 1-0) and Christian Kirk added 13.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ILST
MOSU
Points 70 78
FG Made-Attempted 28-62 (.452) 26-64 (.406)
3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 9-26 (.346)
FT Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 17-25 (.680)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 12 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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