Illinois State vs Wichita State

Wichita St. 65, Illinois St. 62


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Joe Ragland scored 15 points and Wichita State used a fast start to defeat Illinois State 75-72 on Tuesday night.

Toure Murry scored 14 points and Garrett Stutz had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Shockers (13-3, 4-1 Missouri Valley), who scored the first 11 points and raced to a 22-5 lead. Ragland scored five of his points in the opening 11-0 run.

Illinois State (11-5, 3-2) rallied behind Nic Moore, who scored 20 of his 23 points in the second half. The Redbirds trailed 47-28 with 14:42 to play, but a 24-6 run got Illinois State within 53-52 with 4:05 remaining. But Moore and Tyler Brown, who had 13 points, later missed 3-pointers that would have tied the game.

Stutz and Murry each made a pair of free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the win.

Jackie Carmichael had 13 rebounds for Illinois State.

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Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F312-85-613149
T. Brown, G324-92-360313
A. Cousin, G251-40-00102
N. Moore, G197-106-612323
J. Wilkins, G180-20-00130
J. Ekey303-50-04016
B. Allen213-100-01107
J. Threloff151-20-04022
Z. Upshaw40-10-01000
J. Hill30-10-00010
T. Blue20-10-00000
Totals 21-5313-153461762
Wichita State Shockers
C. Hall, F240-13-42043
G. Stutz, C314-124-6100212
J. Ragland, G336-82-244315
D. Williams, G323-42-22239
T. Murry, G294-96-742214
B. Smith232-70-16025
D. Kyles212-80-01115
T. Cotton51-30-04002
E. Orukpe20-10-01000
Totals 22-5317-223691765
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
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