Illinois State University pulled away from Southern Illinois University in overtime to survive and advance to the finals of the MVC tournament.
The Bradley Braves beat the Drake Bulldogs 63-61 on Donte Thomas’ last second layup.
Valparaiso tried to climb back but couldn’t catch up to Alize Johnson and the Missouri State Bears.
No. 21 Wichita State controlled most of the game as the Shockers cruised to an easy victory over Bradley.
First seed Illinois state beat eight seed Evansville in the first game of Arch Madness’ second day.
Bradley University moved on to the quarterfinal round of the MVC tournament after beating Drake University.
The Evansville Purple Aces beat the Indiana State Sycamores in the first round of the MVC men’s basketball tournament.
With the men’s basketball regular season over, it’s time to get ready for the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Tournament in St. Louis, appropriately known as Arch Madness.