SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Dale Lamberth came off the bench and scored 27 points Tuesday night to lead Missouri State to a 71-47 win over Wichita State.
The Bears (9-7, 2-2 Missouri Valley) led by as many as 20 in the first half before going into the break up 36-22.
Wichita State (8-7, 1-3 MVC) couldn't mount much of a comeback as the Bears used an 18-5 run to extend their lead to 56-31 midway through the second half.
Gal Merkel and Phillip Thomasson led the Shockers with 11 points each.