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Morning Sports Report - February 10, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Mo--The Lady Bears hosted the Bradley Braves Sunday at JQH Arena. They play with Kenzie Williams who was injured Friday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo--The Lady Bears hosted the Bradley Braves Sunday at JQH Arena. Heading into the game MSU had won four straight games and looked to make it five.

MSU's Kenzie Williams sidelined after her injury Friday night.

Lady Bears find Bry Snow down low and the basket makes it 10-6 MSU.

The Braves answering back as Michelle Young with the nice take. Gives Bradley a one point lead.

2nd Half action, Lady Bears Nijay Gaines gets the feed and puts it away for two. That makes it 40-39 MSU.

Later, Braves get it to Alyson Spinas-Valainis with the finish. 46-41 MSU up.

Here's Tyonna getting a basket then Bry. The Snow's set a record for sisters at MSU combining for 46 points.

As the Lady Bears win 78-72.

"Well we started with the intention a couple of weeks ago of winning four home games in a row. I am proud of our players that we were able to come out and accomplish that. Obviously today had some adversity with out having Kenzie on the floor," said Lady Bears coach Kellie Harper.

"Coming out in the second half we still felt like it was too close for comfort at the end of the game. So we definitely couldn't relax we had to be a second half team and put two halves together and come out with a win," said Lady Bears Bry Snow. 

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo--The Lady Bears will have to continue thier season with out one of thier best players. As the bad news was confirmed that red shirt sophomore guard Kenzie Williams tore her ACL in her left knee to end her season.

The injury occurred Friday night against Loyola on a fast break. This her second time suffering this injury. As a freshman, she tore her ACL in her right knee.

Williams lead the Lady Bears in scoring with a 14.8 points per game and had a team-high 49 assists.

She will undergo surgery the next few weeks.

"I think it may take a little getting used to, she did a lot of things for us," said Lady Bears coach Kellie Harper.

"You know with Kenzie being out it makes it easier to play because we have to play for her. She would do anything to be out there with us right now. So we have to take advantage of every game cause you never know when it will be your last," said Lady Bears guard Tyonna Snow. 

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