Illinois State vs Wichita State

Wichita St. 66, Illinois St. 51

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carl Hall scored 16 points, Malcolm Armstead added 15 and Wichita State advanced to the Missouri Valley Conference tournament final with a 66-51 victory over Illinois State on Saturday.

Hall was 7 of 10 from the floor and added eight rebounds, while Armstead was 5 of 9 and grabbed nine boards, for the No. 2 seed Shockers (26-7), who will play top-seeded Creighton in Sunday's final. The Bluejays beat fifth-seeded Indiana State 64-43 earlier Saturday.

Jackie Carmichael had 22 points for the sixth-seeded Redbirds (18-15), who beat No.3 seed Northern Iowa on Friday but couldn't continue their tournament run. Illinois State shot just 29 percent.

Wichita State opened the game on a 22-6 run before Illinois State scored 16 unanswered to tie it just before halftime. The Shockers took control in the second half, steadily building their lead to double digits and cruising to the victory from there.

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Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F327-167-1350522
J. Wilkins, F262-65-67029
B. Allen, G301-90-00222
T. Brown, G303-122-23229
J. Hill, G280-40-05120
J. Ekey221-30-04223
N. Zeisloft202-40-01026
K. Keane90-10-00110
A. Cousin30-00-00000
Totals 16-5514-213181851
 29.1%66.7% 
Wichita State Shockers
C. Hall, F347-102-381116
E. Orukpe, C120-11-22021
D. Williams, G332-72-25316
M. Armstead, G285-94-593315
T. Cotton, G261-61-26113
J. White201-40-07002
R. Baker182-62-20117
C. Early142-83-46048
F. Van Vleet143-50-02018
N. Wiggins10-00-00000
Totals 23-5615-204891466
 41.1%75% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.16-226-947
Evansville12-625-993
Illinois St.12-618-14114
So. Illinois11-722-10138
N. Iowa11-723-1370
Indiana St.8-1015-17171
Missouri St.8-1013-19235
Loyola-Chi.7-1115-17239
Bradley3-155-27306
Drake2-167-24325
 
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