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MVC Baseball Tournament: Missouri State upsets top-seed Southern Illinois behind Barnes, Hull

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Missouri State upset the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season champions and is on to the next round of the winner's bracket.

The Bears upset Southern Illinois with a 5-1 win on Wednesday night at Hammons Field to begin the double-elimination of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.

Due to weather and schedule adjustments, the Bears will play at 11:02 a.m. on Friday. They will play the loser of Thursday morning's game between Dallas Baptist and Bradley.

Missouri State used two home runs from Mason Hull and Forrest Barnes' excellent performance on the mound to come away with the victory.