Missouri State runs away from Cameron, wins 81-57

The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Ron Mvouika scored a career-high 18 points and Missouri Southern never trailed in an 81-57 win over Cameron Wednesday night.

Missouri Southern (7-1) used a 21-6 run capped by a Christian Kirk layup with 56 seconds left in the first half to open up an 18-point lead. Cameron never got closer than down 13 from that point.

The Bears had just six turnovers, while forcing 14 from the Aggies, and had 17 assists on 28 field goals.

Jamar Gulley had nine points, nine rebounds and two steals for Missouri Southern. Tyler McCullough added 11 points and Austin Ruder scored 10.

Craig Foster and Sean McGary each scored 10 points to lead Cameron. Foster added five assists.

Cameron (3-4) shot just 37.3 percent from the field, hitting 19 of 52 shots and converted just 13 of 24 free throws.

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