SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Alston Mason scored 27 points, including four in overtime, and Missouri State beat Valparaiso 76-67 on Wednesday night,

Mason also had nine assists for the Bears (12-11, 8-5 Missouri Valley Conference). Jonathan Mogbo added 17 points on 7-for-11 shooting and had 10 rebounds. Chance Moore scored 16 points, while adding six rebounds and three steals.

Ben Krikke scored 19 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had two steals and two blocks for the Beacons (10-14, 4-9). Kobe King added 14 points and seven rebounds and Quinton Green 13 points and six rebounds.

Missouri State used an 11-0 second-half run to erased a five-point deficit for a 47-41 lead with 12:13 left in the half.


Missouri State next plays Sunday against Southern Illinois on the road, and Valparaiso will host Drake on Saturday.


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