| Paul Lusk (2nd year)|
| Patrick Baldwin|
| Missouri Valley Conference|
11–22 (7–11 The Valley)
2012–13 Missouri State Bears basketball team Wikipedia
The 2012–13 Missouri State Bears basketball team represented Missouri State University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bears, led by second year head coach Paul Lusk, played their home games at JQH Arena and were members of the Missouri Valley Conference. They finished the season 11–22, 7–11 in MVC play to finish in a three way tie for seventh place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Tournament to Wichita State.