SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Will Creekmore scored 16 points to lead four Missouri State players in double figures and the Bears coasted to an 80-46 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on Wednesday night.
D'Andre Williams had 11 points to lead the Trojans (4-3).
Creekmore's jumper with 11:16 left in the first half gave the Bears a 20-10 lead, and they led by double digits the rest of the game. Missouri State took a 43-28 advantage into halftime and led by as many as 36.
The Bears hit 30-of-54 shots (55.6 percent), limited the Trojans to 16-of-49 shooting (32.7 percent) and outrebounded them 37-27.