Missouri State University
Location: Springfield, MO
Primary Athletic Conference: Missouri Valley Conference
Colors: Maroon, White
Mascot Name: Boomer
Famous Alumni: John Goodman (Actor)
Kathleen Turner (Actress)
Ryan Howard (MLB Player)
John Q. Hammons (Hotel Developer)
David Glass (Owner, KC Royals)
Fun Fact: A joint committee of faculty and students decided on a bear as the official school mascot, basing their choice on the design of the state seal of Missouri.
Missouri State is the second largest university in the state of Missouri.