Bears Wait for Postseason

By Megan Rice |

Published 03/09 2014 08:34PM

Updated 03/09 2014 09:54PM

ST. LOUIS, Mo--Saturday, the Bears faced a tall task in the Semifinals of the Valley Tournament. Facing the undefeated and No. 2 team in the country, the Wichita State Shockers.

MSU and WSU meeting for the third time this season.

And the Bears were hanging around in the early going. Bears Jarmar Gulley made it 3-0 Bears.

But MSU couldn't hang with the Shockers. Cleanthony Early makes it 6-3 on the and one.

Then, the Bears would lose Keith Pickens and Gulley to injuries all while the Shockers went 8-10 from three point range in the first half.

They go on to win 67-42.

While the bears fall to 20-12 and await to hear their post season fait.

"It's good moving forward. Our young guys, I thought that was really good, I left Devon and Tyler, not so much Austin. They got exposed today by one of the best programs in the contry. We got to get better and I think those guys will get better, it's good for the young guys," said Bears coach Paul Lusk.

"It's always a great opportunity to play in the postseason. We are really looking forward to the opportunity to get a few more wins this season. I think that is how we are going to appraoch it, just go out and try to win every game," said Bears guard Austin Ruder.

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