Indiana State jumped out to a 3-0 lead against Missouri State but ultimately fell to the 24th ranked team in the nation 9-6. After bases loaded walks made it 2-0, Max Wright had the first RBI of the game with a ground out to make it 3-0.
The Bears answered in the 5th with a bases clearing double from Jeremy Eiermen, that plus a walk made it 4-3 Missouri State. Nolan Brimbury and Jordan Schaffer provided two more runs to cut the deficit to 9-6 but that’s as close as the Sycamores got. They finish with a record of 31-24 and a conference mark of 11-10. Missouri State advances to the MVC Championship game against either Dallas Baptist or Bradley.