Manny Arop and Khristian Smith each scored 14 points, and Indiana State (14-3, 5-0) beat visiting Missouri State, 70-55, in Missouri Valley Conference play.
The Bears certainly missed sophomore guard Marcus Marshall who underwent season-ending surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn meniscus. His 14.3 points per game average we missing in the 15-point loss.
Jarmar Gulley led all scorers with 15 points for Missouri State (12-5, 2-3), while Gavin Thurman and Devon Thomas added 9 apiece.
Indiana State got 10 assists from Jake Odum, including 9 in the first half, and finished an even 26-for-52 from the field with 7 3-pointers. The Bears out-rebounded the Sycamores by a 33-32 margin and committed just 10 turnovers.
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