Missouri State is 'totally different team'
Creighton's Austin Chatman drives to the basket as Missouri State's Anthony Downing defends during the Bears' victory last season at the CenturyLink Center. Downing, the Bears' only senior, leads the team in scoring with a 14.6 average.
Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2013 12:00 am
The difference Greg McDermott sees in Missouri State's after-Christmas play is dramatic.
The Bears, who didn't post a Division I win before the holiday, are an overtime loss away from a 4-0 start to Missouri Valley play. Their most recent win came over an Illinois State team that was thought of well enough to be picked in the preseason to finish second behind McDermott's Creighton team.
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Thursday, January 10, 2013 12:00 am.