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Dennis scores career-high 21, Wichita St. beats Tulane 82-57

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Dexter Dennis scored a career-high 21 points with a game-high nine rebounds and Tyson Etienne added 20 points as Wichita State beat Tulane 82-57 on Sunday.

Dennis hit 8 of 10 shots, including 4 of 6 on 3-pointers, while Etienne shot 7 of 9, including 6 of 8 from the arc. The Shockers made 13 of 24 3-point tries for 54%, better than the 48% they shot overall and nearly matching the 55% they shot at the free-throw line (11 of 20).

Jaime Echenique added 10 points for Wichita State (19-6, 7-5 American Athletic Conference) while Jamarius Burton added seven assists to go with nine assists.

The Shockers' 30-point halftime lead (50-20) tied for the fifth-largest in program history.

Christion Thompson had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Green Wave (10-15, 2-11), who have now lost nine consecutive games. Jordan Walker added 14 points. Teshaun Hightower had 10 points. The Green Wave shot 34.5 percent and made only 2 of 18 from the 3-point line.

Wichita State plays South Florida at home on Thursday. Tulane plays SMU at home on Wednesday.

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Time Team Play Score
20:00   Jumpball received by Tulane  
19:37   Teshaun Hightower missed 3-pt. jump shot  
19:35   Defensive rebound by Wichita State  
19:16   Lost ball turnover on Dexter Dennis  
18:58   Christion Thompson missed jump shot  
18:56   Defensive rebound by Jaime Echenique  
18:47 +2 Jaime Echenique made layup, assist by Noah Fernandes 0-2
18:27 +3 Kevin Zhang made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Teshaun Hightower 3-2
18:17 +3 Dexter Dennis made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Noah Fernandes 3-5
18:05   Offensive foul on R.J. McGee  
18:05   Turnover on R.J. McGee  
17:43 +3 Dexter Dennis made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Noah Fernandes 3-8
17:29   Teshaun Hightower missed jump shot  
17:27   Defensive rebound by Jamarius Burton  
17:17   Jaime Echenique missed layup  
17:15   Defensive rebound by Christion Thompson  
17:07 +2 Teshaun Hightower made layup, assist by Christion Thompson 5-8
16:43   Lost ball turnover on Jaime Echenique, stolen by Teshaun Hightower  
16:30   Teshaun Hightower missed layup  
16:28   Defensive rebound by Jaime Echenique  
16:24 +2 Jamarius Burton made jump shot 5-10
16:07   Christion Thompson missed layup  
16:05   Defensive rebound by Jamarius Burton  
15:50   Lost ball turnover on Dexter Dennis, stolen by K.J. Lawson  
15:30   Shooting foul on Noah Fernandes  
15:30   Commercial timeout called  
15:30 +1 Kevin Zhang made 1st of 2 free throws 6-10
15:30 +1 Kevin Zhang made 2nd of 2 free throws 7-10
15:03   Erik Stevenson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
15:01   Defensive rebound by K.J. Lawson  
14:58   Out of bounds turnover on K.J. Lawson  
14:45 +3 Dexter Dennis made 3-pt. jump shot 7-13
14:18   Christion Thompson missed jump shot  
14:16   Defensive rebound by Morris Udeze  
14:08 +2 Morris Udeze made layup, assist by Erik Stevenson 7-15
13:53   Lost ball turnover on K.J. Lawson, stolen by Erik Stevenson  
13:48   Lost ball turnover on Erik Stevenson, stolen by Teshaun Hightower  
13:40   Nic Thomas missed 3-pt. jump shot  
13:38   Defensive rebound by Erik Stevenson  
13:35   Shooting foul on Kevin Zhang  
13:35   Morris Udeze missed 1st of 2 free throws  
13:35   Morris Udeze missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
13:35   Offensive rebound by Morris Udeze  
13:28   Erik Stevenson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
13:26   Defensive rebound by Jordan Walker  
13:16   Nic Thomas missed jump shot  
13:14   Defensive rebound by Trey Wade  
13:06   Turnover on Erik Stevenson  
12:49 +2 Kevin Zhang made jump shot 9-15
12:35 +3 Tyson Etienne made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jamarius Burton 9-18
12:17   Jordan Walker missed jump shot  
12:15   Defensive rebound by Tyson Etienne  
12:05   Erik Stevenson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
12:03   Offensive rebound by Wichita State  
12:00   Commercial timeout called  
11:52 +3 Trey Wade made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jamarius Burton 9-21
11:28   Shooting foul on Trey Wade  
11:28   Teshaun Hightower missed 1st of 2 free throws  
11:28 +1 Teshaun Hightower made 2nd of 2 free throws 10-21
11:11   Jaime Echenique missed layup  
11:09   Defensive rebound by Christion Thompson  
10:59   K.J. Lawson missed jump shot  
10:57   Defensive rebound by Trey Wade  
10:49   Jamarius Burton missed jump shot  
10:47   Defensive rebound by R.J. McGee  
10:37   Nobal Days missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:35   Defensive rebound by Erik Stevenson  
10:31 +3 Tyson Etienne made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Erik Stevenson 10-24
10:07 +2 K.J. Lawson made jump shot, assist by R.J. McGee 12-24
9:49   Traveling violation turnover on Trey Wade  
9:24   Personal foul on Jamarius Burton  
9:13   Teshaun Hightower missed layup, blocked by Jaime Echenique  
9:11   Defensive rebound by Tyson Etienne  
9:09   Personal foul on Nic Thomas  
8:58 +2 Jaime Echenique made dunk, assist by Dexter Dennis 12-26
8:58   Shooting foul on Kevin Zhang  
8:58 +1 Jaime Echenique made free throw 12-27
8:40   Bad pass turnover on Christion Thompson, stolen by Jamarius Burton  
8:38   Personal foul on K.J. Lawson  
8:26   Jaime Echenique missed layup  
8:24   Defensive rebound by Christion Thompson  
8:23   Personal foul on Jaime Echenique  
8:11   Christion Thompson missed layup, blocked by Asbjorn Midtgaard  
8:09   Defensive rebound by Grant Sherfield  
8:00 +2 Dexter Dennis made dunk, assist by Grant Sherfield 12-29
8:05   Full timeout called  
7:55   Nic Thomas missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:53   Defensive rebound by Dexter Dennis  
7:35   Dexter Dennis missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:33   Defensive rebound by Nic Thomas  
7:13   Lost ball turnover on Nic Thomas, stolen by Noah Fernandes  
7:06 +2 Dexter Dennis made layup, assist by Jamarius Burton 12-31
6:42 +2 Christion Thompson made jump shot 14-31
6:26 +3 Grant Sherfield made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jamarius Burton 14-34
5:56   Teshaun Hightower missed jump shot, blocked by Asbjorn Midtgaard  
5:54   Defensive rebound by Grant Sherfield  
5:48 +2 Grant Sherfield made layup 14-36
5:23   Bad pass turnover on Teshaun Hightower, stolen by Grant Sherfield  
5:16 +2 Dexter Dennis made layup, assist by Grant Sherfield 14-38
5:16   Shooting foul on Christion Thompson  
5:16 +1 Dexter Dennis made free throw 14-39
5:07   R.J. McGee missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:05   Defensive rebound by Erik Stevenson  
4:54   Traveling violation turnover on Grant Sherfield  
4:43   Jordan Walker missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:41   Defensive rebound by Erik Stevenson  
4:40   Personal foul on R.J. McGee  
4:40 +1 Erik Stevenson made 1st of 2 free throws 14-40
4:40 +1 Erik Stevenson made 2nd of 2 free throws 14-41
4:28 +2 Jordan Walker made jump shot, assist by Teshaun Hightower 16-41
4:24   Personal foul on Teshaun Hightower  
4:24 +1 Grant Sherfield made 1st of 2 free throws 16-42
4:24   Grant Sherfield missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
4:24   Defensive rebound by Kevin Zhang  
4:10   Kevin Zhang missed jump shot  
4:08   Defensive rebound by Erik Stevenson  
4:01   Bad pass turnover on Erik Stevenson, stolen by Kevin Zhang  
4:01   Personal foul on DeAntoni Gordon  
3:50   Personal foul on Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler  
3:50   Commercial timeout called  
3:50   Personal foul on Tyson Etienne  
3:50 +1 Christion Thompson made 1st of 2 free throws 17-42
3:50   Christion Thompson missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
3:50   Defensive rebound by Erik Stevenson  
3:25   Grant Sherfield missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:23   Defensive rebound by Jordan Walker  
3:11   Christion Thompson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:09   Offensive rebound by Kevin Zhang  
3:01   Kevin Zhang missed layup  
2:59   Defensive rebound by Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler  
2:57   Shooting foul on Christion Thompson  
2:57 +1 Erik Stevenson made 1st of 3 free throws 17-43
2:57 +1 Erik Stevenson made 2nd of 3 free throws 17-44
2:57 +1 Erik Stevenson made 3rd of 3 free throws 17-45
2:36   Christion Thompson missed jump shot  
2:34   Defensive rebound by Dexter Dennis  
2:21 +3 Tyson Etienne made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Erik Stevenson 17-48
1:57   Shooting foul on Erik Stevenson  
1:57   Christion Thompson missed 1st of 2 free throws  
1:57 +1 Christion Thompson made 2nd of 2 free throws 18-48
1:45   Offensive foul on Noah Fernandes  
1:45   Turnover on Noah Fernandes  
1:33   Kevin Zhang missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:31   Defensive rebound by Erik Stevenson  
1:28   Erik Stevenson missed layup  
1:26   Defensive rebound by Kevin Zhang  
1:12   Traveling violation turnover on Kevin Zhang  
1:06   Bad pass turnover on Erik Stevenson, stolen by Nobal Days  
54.0   K.J. Lawson missed jump shot  
52.0   Defensive rebound by Dexter Dennis  
46.0   Tyson Etienne missed 3-pt. jump shot  
44.0   Offensive rebound by Dexter Dennis  
38.0 +2 Erik Stevenson made layup, assist by Dexter Dennis 18-50
20.0 +2 Nobal Days made jump shot, assist by R.J. McGee 20-50
1.0   Tyson Etienne missed 3-pt. jump shot  
2.0   Defensive rebound by Tulane  
0.0   End of period  

Time Team Play Score
19:43   Grant Sherfield missed jump shot  
19:41   Offensive rebound by Dexter Dennis  
19:41   Personal foul on Jordan Walker  
19:26   Personal foul on Christion Thompson  
19:24   Bad pass turnover on Grant Sherfield, stolen by Jordan Walker  
19:17 +2 Jordan Walker made layup 22-50
19:00   Noah Fernandes missed jump shot  
18:58   Offensive rebound by Jaime Echenique  
18:53   Jaime Echenique missed layup  
18:51   Defensive rebound by Jordan Walker  
18:38   Personal foul on Jamarius Burton  
18:34   Personal foul on Jaime Echenique  
18:28 +2 Christion Thompson made layup 24-50
17:57   Erik Stevenson missed layup, blocked by K.J. Lawson  
17:55   Offensive rebound by Wichita State  
17:52   Erik Stevenson missed jump shot  
17:50   Offensive rebound by Dexter Dennis  
17:40 +2 Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler made dunk, assist by Grant Sherfield 24-52
17:19   Personal foul on Noah Fernandes  
17:22   Teshaun Hightower missed 3-pt. jump shot  
17:22   Defensive rebound by Dexter Dennis  
17:02 +3 Dexter Dennis made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Tyson Etienne 24-55
16:42 +2 Jordan Walker made layup 26-55
16:36   Personal foul on Jordan Walker  
16:28   Grant Sherfield missed 3-pt. jump shot  
16:26   Defensive rebound by Jordan Walker  
16:05   Teshaun Hightower missed layup  
16:03   Offensive rebound by Tulane  
16:03 +2 Christion Thompson made layup 28-55
15:53   Personal foul on K.J. Lawson  
15:53   Bad pass turnover on Erik Stevenson, stolen by Teshaun Hightower  
15:33   Christion Thompson missed jump shot  
15:31   Offensive rebound by Tulane  
15:31   Personal foul on Grant Sherfield  
15:31   Commercial timeout called  
15:19 +2 Teshaun Hightower made layup, assist by K.J. Lawson 30-55
14:50   Offensive foul on Tyson Etienne  
14:50   Turnover on Tyson Etienne  
14:38   K.J. Lawson missed jump shot  
14:36   Offensive rebound by Christion Thompson  
14:34   Shooting foul on Dexter Dennis  
14:34 +1 Christion Thompson made 1st of 2 free throws 31-55
14:34 +1 Christion Thompson made 2nd of 2 free throws 32-55
14:19 +3 Jamarius Burton made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Tyson Etienne 32-58
14:05   Shooting foul on Dexter Dennis  
14:05 +1 Christion Thompson made 1st of 2 free throws 33-58
14:05   Christion Thompson missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
14:05   Defensive rebound by Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler  
13:38 +2 Dexter Dennis made jump shot 33-60
13:23   Shooting foul on Tyson Etienne  
13:23   Teshaun Hightower missed 1st of 2 free throws  
13:23 +1 Teshaun Hightower made 2nd of 2 free throws 34-60
13:00 +2 Jamarius Burton made jump shot 34-62
12:41 +2 Jordan Walker made jump shot 36-62
12:15 +3 Tyson Etienne made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jamarius Burton 36-65
12:00   Teshaun Hightower missed 3-pt. jump shot  
11:58   Offensive rebound by Teshaun Hightower  
11:51   Teshaun Hightower missed jump shot, blocked by Dexter Dennis  
11:49   Defensive rebound by Tyson Etienne  
11:52   Personal foul on Jordan Walker  
11:52   Commercial timeout called  
11:27   Grant Sherfield missed jump shot  
11:25   Defensive rebound by Christion Thompson  
11:11 +2 Christion Thompson made layup 38-65
10:55 +2 Jaime Echenique made layup, assist by Dexter Dennis 38-67
10:55   Shooting foul on Nobal Days  
10:55 +1 Jaime Echenique made free throw 38-68
10:29   Jordan Walker missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:27   Defensive rebound by Jaime Echenique  
9:59   Jaime Echenique missed layup, blocked by Kevin Zhang  
9:57   Offensive rebound by Jaime Echenique  
9:47   Noah Fernandes missed jump shot  
9:45   Defensive rebound by Kevin Zhang  
9:40   R.J. McGee missed jump shot  
9:38   Defensive rebound by Grant Sherfield  
9:22 +2 Jaime Echenique made layup, assist by Grant Sherfield 38-70
9:22   Shooting foul on Nobal Days  
9:22   Jaime Echenique missed free throw  
9:22   Defensive rebound by Buay Koka  
9:11   Shooting foul on Erik Stevenson  
9:11 +1 Teshaun Hightower made 1st of 2 free throws 39-70
9:11 +1 Teshaun Hightower made 2nd of 2 free throws 40-70
9:00   Erik Stevenson missed jump shot  
8:58   Defensive rebound by Teshaun Hightower  
8:37 +2 Buay Koka made dunk, assist by Teshaun Hightower 42-70
8:16   Grant Sherfield missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:14   Defensive rebound by Nic Thomas  
8:04 +2 Jordan Walker made jump shot 44-70
7:52   Trey Wade missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:50   Defensive rebound by Kevin Zhang  
7:40   Teshaun Hightower missed layup  
7:40   Offensive rebound by Teshaun Hightower  
7:40 +2 Teshaun Hightower made layup 46-70
7:11   Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler missed jump shot  
7:09   Defensive rebound by Christion Thompson  
7:01 +2 Christion Thompson made layup