ST. LOUIS (AP) In January, Missouri State gave unbeaten Wichita State its closest call. Nothing close about this one.
The Bears were done early in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament semifinals after getting steamrolled by the nation's lone unbeaten team.
"It's just a whole other level," forward Christian Kirk said after a 67-42 loss to the second-ranked and top-seeded Shockers on Saturday. "We've been trying to get there with our program the past two or three years, and I think it just sets a standard for the whole Valley."