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Looking to get back on the winning run, the Murray State Racers (11-10, 6-5 MVC) head home to the CFSB Center to host the Missouri State Bears (11-10, 7-4 MVC) in a 1 p.m. tip in Murray, Ky. on Ja Morant Poster Day As the second half of the Missouri Valley Conference kicks off this week, the Bears are the last team the Racers haven’t met this season. The second game in Springfield, Missouri will be played on February 21st. The Racers fell to 2-8 on the road this season with a Tuesday loss at Southern Illinois 68-64, a game in which the Racers led with 3:47 remaining. Rob Perry had his first double-double as a driver with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Brian Moore had another brilliant game in his third consecutive start. His stat included 19 points on 7-12 from the field with four 3-point field goals. The Racer also had a big day on the boards as they held the Salukis to just five offensive rebounds.
Missouri State Bears 11-10 (7-4 MVC)Head coach: Dan FordAlma mater: State of Illinois (2006)to the utmost: 5th season (83-61)Career: 9th season (140-126)Missouri Valley: 82-67
Murray State Racers 11-10 (6-5) MVC)Head coach: Steve ProhmAlma Mater: Alabama (1997)at the MUR: 5th season (115-39)Career: 11th season (212-134)Missouri Valley: 6-5
About the gameOpponent: Missouri State Bears Site (headquarters): Murray, Ky. (SEBC Center)Game Date/Time: Saturday 24th January 2023/1pmAudio: WFGS Froggy 103.7FM PxP: Neil Bradley, Analyst: Kenny Roth)TV: bally PxP: Scott Warmann Analyst: Kevin LehmannReal-time stats: GoRacers. com Twitter in the game: @RacersHoopsMUR records (series): 11-10, 6-5 CMV (L1) MOST records (series): 11-10, 7-4 MVC (V1)MUR last match: Lost 68-64 at SIU (January 22)PLUS Last Game: 63-59 home win against UIC (January 24)All-Time Series vs. MOST: Series drawn 3-3. Runners are 1-0 at homeFirst meeting: 1943 MSU beat Kansas City in the NAIB National Tournament 72-44Last meeting: 2018 Home Racers won 77-66Last extra time: NobodyLast MSU win: 2018 Home 77-66 Most Last Win: 2019 at MOST 71-69Biggest MSU win: +27 neutral 1943 72-44 MSU’s Biggest Loss: -13 on the road 89-76 in 2011Bottom five against MOST: 2-3Next MSU game: February 1 at the Belmont home Next MSU Road Game: February 4 at the state of IndianaNext MOST game: February 1 at home against Valparaiso Next MOST away game: February 5 at the SIU