Missouri State knocks Creighton to the loser's bracket

Creighton scored five times against Valley Pitcher of the Year Tim Clubb, but Missouri State’s offense scored eight runs in the middle innings en route to a 9-5 victory over the Bluejays on Thursday at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament in Wichita, Kan.
Creighton falls to 36-20 on the season and will play right away in an elimination game against Northern Iowa at 3 PM today. Missouri State, seeking to improve its NCAA at-large hopes, is now 39-15 and will play tomorrow at 3 PM against the victor of tonight’s 7 pm game between Wichita State and Southern Illinois.