The SMS Bears still have a chance to advance to the NCAA regionals by beating Evansville 6-2 in the losers’ bracket of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament in Springfield, Missouri. Matt Welgarz and Ryan Gotcher had two hits apiece and Tony Lewis had two RBI’s as the Bears stayed alive in the losers’ bracket. Pitchers Brett Sinkbeil and Jeff Gray combined for a six-hitter and each allowed a run in the eighth inning. SMS will take on top-seeded Wichita State today at 3PM.