Reading up on Tuesday’s Missouri State win over Illinois State. The Redbirds, picked second in the MVC preseason poll, is 0-4 in the MVC, with two losses at home. They have played a tough schedule – losing to Indiana State, Creighton and Northern Iowa.
- “We’re obviously struggling in a lot of ways right now,” ISU coach Dan Muller told the Pantagraph.
- Missouri State is having fun with Atchison’s Anthony Downing leading the way. He scored 24 points against Illinois State.
- Lyndal Scranton of the Springfield News-Leader says Downing’s play in MVC games is carrying the Bears.