Illinois State vs Wichita State

Wichita St. 74, Illinois St. 62


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Cleanthony Early scored 16 points to lead Wichita State over Illinois State 74-62 Wednesday night.

Early was 5 of 11 from the field. Williams scored 14 points and Malcolm Armstead and Nick Wiggins had 10 points apiece for the Shockers (16-2, 5-1 Missouri Valley). Carl Hall had a team-high 10 rebounds, and Tekele Cotton had seven points and seven assists.

Wichita State led 31-20 at halftime. Wichita State shot 46.6 percent from the field and had 44 rebounds. The Redbirds shot 32.8 percent and had 36 rebounds.

Jackie Carmichael had 22 points and nine rebounds for Illinois State (9-9, 0-6). Tyler Brown had 14 point and nine rebounds, and Bryant Allen and John Wilkins had 11 points apiece.

Illinois State has lost six consecutive games.

Wichita State has won 17 consecutive games at home.

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Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F359-164-591122
J. Ekey, F201-60-15132
B. Allen, G353-132-233211
J. Hill, G311-50-03242
K. Keane, G130-30-00010
J. Wilkins273-74-740211
T. Brown264-134-493214
A. Cousin120-10-00010
Totals 21-6414-1936101662
Wichita State Shockers
C. Early, F295-116-950116
E. Orukpe, C172-30-06144
D. Williams, G356-130-141114
M. Armstead, G314-90-054110
T. Cotton, G242-62-22727
C. Hall230-22-210032
N. Wiggins183-51-230110
F. Van Vleet120-20-02620
J. White115-71-150211
Totals 27-5812-1744191774
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.16-226-947
Illinois St.12-618-14114
So. Illinois11-722-10138
N. Iowa11-723-1370
Indiana St.8-1015-17171
Missouri St.8-1013-19235
Other games
RICH 47 Final
MIST 81 Final
PSU 72
NCST 50 Final
MD 51
UGA 62 Final
NMEX 79 Final
SETON 62 Final
MU 69
KSU 67 Final
TCU 54
UNLV 82 Final