Missouri State beats Grambling State 97-67

The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Marcus Marshall scored 17 points and Emmanuel Addo added 14 Wednesday and Missouri State ran away from Grambling State 97-67 for their third straight win of the season.

Marshall didn't miss a shot, going 6-for-6 from the field, 3-for-3 from the free-throw line and drained both of his three-point attempts. He has scored in double digits in six straight games dating back to last season and entered the game averaging 16.8 points.

Grambling State (0-3) led briefly in the first period, but Marshall tied it at 4 with a layup, then drained a 3-pointer to give the Bears (3-0) a lead they never relinquished.

Missouri State shot 59.6 percent from the field on 34-of-57 shooting, compared with 38.6 percent for the Tigers on 22-of-57 shooting.

A'Torri Shine scored a game-high 20 points for Grambling State, Remond Brown scored 16, Chase Cornier had 11 and Windale Glinton added 10.

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