Opening round of the Las Vegas Classic for the Missouri State Bears, hosting the Texas Pan-American Broncos. Both teams had trouble shooting in the first half, a combined 0 for 10 on three pointers. Second half Missouri State opened a 13 point lead midway through the second half and made some plays down the stretch to win 64-53. Deven Mitchell 8 of 8 from the free throw led the Bears with 14 points. The Bears also unbeaten at home this year and are 6-3 overall. Second round of the Vegas Classic on Wednesday night at Hammons.