After falling to as many as 15 points behind their opponent in the second half of play, the Missouri State Lady Bears charged back with a 21 to nothing run to defeat Bradley Thursday night in first round action of the Missouri Valley Conference women's basketball tournament. The Final Score was 69-64.
Creighton was also a winner at Hammons Student Center last night, defeating Southern Illinois 54-51.
Quarter-final and semi-final action continues tonight and tomorrow at Hammons Student Center where the championship game will be held Sunday.
Meanwhile, a cheerleading accident last weekend which garnered national attention at the men's Missouri Valley Tournament has prompted conference authorities to set new restriction on stunts cheerleading squads can perform.
KSMU's Christy Hendricks reports: