Key helps Indiana St. unlock 10-point win over Missouri St.

Missouri State head coach Dana Ford directs his team against Xavier during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday Nov. 15, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 27 points with nine rebounds and Indiana State defeated Missouri State 78-68 on Saturday.

Jordan Barnes had 15 points for Indiana State (13-8, 6-4 Missouri Valley Conference), which snapped its four-game road losing streak. Cooper Neese scored 13 points and Jake Laravia had eight rebounds and three blocks.

Barnes' 3-pointer with 15:20 left tied it a nine and started a 24-6 run for 30-15 lead with 7:21 before halftime. The Bears outscored Indiana State 23-16 to close the half to get within 46-38. They continued to chip away and took a 52-51 lead when Tulio Da Silva made a jump shot with 12:50 remaining. Key's 3 made it 60-57 with 9:27 left and the Sycamores led the rest of the way.

Gaige Prim tied a season high with 23 points and had seven rebounds for the Bears (10-13, 4-6). Da Silva added 11 points and eight rebounds.


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