It was the second straight overtime in the gold medal game for these two teams, but the first shootout in Olympic women's hockey history.
On a night dedicated to Missouri State’s five seniors, it was junior Jarred Dixon who stole the spotlight. The lanky guard scored a career-high 24 points and dropped in six 3-pointers against a visiting Bradley club that rallied from behind in the final two-and-a-half minutes to defeat the Bears, 82-78, here Wednesday.
Jared Dixon paced Missouri State (17-13, 7-10) with 24 points.
Athletes of the Week: Omaha basketball team, Omaha, Ark.
It's the seventh gold for the U.S. in Pyeongchang, five of which have come at Phoenix Snow Park.