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Morning Sports Report - March 10, 2014

Drury teams will host post-season games, despite losses over the weekend. And Drury's baseball Panthers fare a little better.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo--Despite both the No. 1 seeded Drury teams losing in their respetive GLVC Tournaments last week, the Panther men and women anxiously awaited their postseason announcements Sunday at the O'Reilly Center.

The 24-3 Lady Panthers got the number one seed in the Midwest region and will host. They will play the 8th seed, Truman on Friday.

The defending National Champions on the men's side will also host, the 25-3 Panthers will play UW-Parkside as a one seed as they begin their quest for a repeat title.


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SPRINGFIELD, Mo--The Drury Baseball team making up for some early cancellations with a double header Sunday against Indianapolis. The Panthers with a 3-2 record heading into the double header.

Trevor Richards on the mound for Drury. Top of the 3rd and a nice diving play over by first. And the flip to Richards for the out.

In the bottom of the 6th, catcher tyler arthur ropes one off the wall. Dallas Williams and Ryan Colombo come home on the 2-RBI double. Drury up 3-0.

Ethan Mather would come in to help close this one out. Daniel Lee grounds out to short for the Greyhounds. As Drury would complete the series sweep winning all four games including the double header Sunday.

Panthers win the first game 3-0 and the later game by a score of 7-1.


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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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