Within the span of 12 realtime minutes on Saturday, the Bears went from being tied 7-7 at the end of the first quarter to losing 31-7.
Missouri State (1-4) found an embarrassing, new way to lose on Saturday at Plaster Stadium to South Dakota (3-3).
It will only get more difficult.
The Bears now travel to No. 1 North Dakota State before hosting No. 15 Northern Iowa and No. 3 South Dakota State the following weeks.
Here are my thoughts after the Bears' most recent loss.