At this point in the year, most athletes for fall and winter sports are training for their next season. The coronavirus outbreak changed those plans when Missouri State — like the majority of the sports world — put everything on hold for the rest of the school year.

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As the clock ticked down during the Missouri State soccer Bears’ 1-0 victory over Denver in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the Bears became less aggressive on offense and let their defense handle the end of the game.