Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 17: Missouri State at Bradley

dave darbySenior Analyst IFebruary 16, 2009

Missouri State (10-16, 3-12) at Bradley (14-12, 8-7)

Line: Bradley -7.5

Missouri State lost the “Battle at the Bottom” against Indiana State on Saturday, 76-71. The Bears blew a five-point halftime lead and look to have last place firmly in hand with four games to go. The Bears have now lost three in a row and six of their last seven.

Bradley was awarded the fourth place slot in the Missouri Valley Conference standings as a result of their 86-79 victory over Evansville on Saturday. The Braves shot “lights out” and were paced by Theron Wilson’s 26 points. Bradley defeated Missouri State in their first match up 63-57 back on Jan. 3.

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