TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Anthony Downing scored 17 points and Missouri State rallied in the second half to beat Indiana State 69-63 on Saturday.
Kyle Weems added 14 points and a game-high nine rebounds for the Bears (10-6, 3-1 Missouri Valley). Jarmar Gulley scored 13 and Michael Bizoukas 12 for Missouri State, which converted 24 of 47 shots (51 percent).Dwayne Lathan scored 17 and Carl Richard 16 for the Sycamores (10-5, 1-3), who lost their second in a row.Indiana State enjoyed a 31-20 lead late in the first half, was up 33-26 at intermission and was still ahead 43-34 when Lathan scored with 13:40 to play.But the Bears went on an 11-1 run over the next 3 minutes and took a 45-44 lead on Gulley's layup with 10:39 left. They never trailed after that.Indiana State was limited to 37.5 percent shooting (21 of 56).