Wichita State vs Drake

Wichita St. 75, Drake 63

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Nick Wiggins scored a season-high 18 points off the bench and Wichita State beat host Drake 75-63 on Wednesday night to match its best start in 59 years.

Malcolm Armstead added 14 for the Shockers, who are 13-1 for just the second time since starting with 16 wins in 17 tries in 1953-54. The 1982-83 team also started 13-1.

Wichita State broke things open with an 18-3 run at the outset of the second half in winning their second Missouri Valley Conference game in as many tries.

The Bulldogs got within 69-61 with 1:01 left, but Wichita State had little trouble running out the clock.

Freshmen Joey King and Micah Mason combined for 29 points for the Bulldogs (6-7, 0-2), who committed 19 turnovers in falling back below .500.

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Scoreboard
Wichita State (13-1) «344175
Drake (6-7)323163

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Wichita State Shockers
C. Early, F134-60-021411
E. Orukpe, C295-60-060110
T. Cotton, G354-62-271010
M. Armstead, G335-130-154114
D. Williams, G313-113-61629
J. White170-60-05040
N. Wiggins176-82-221318
F. Van Vleet141-20-00103
C. Lufile110-20-01000
Totals 28-607-1134141575
 46.7%63.6% 
Drake Bulldogs
B. Simons, F313-60-01138
J. Clarke, F210-10-05010
S. VanDeest, C242-44-44038
M. Mason, G315-90-042114
C. Hines, G274-110-02119
J. King237-101-360015
R. Carter161-51-22213
G. Ricks Jr.150-30-01110
D. Ugbede121-34-54036
Totals 23-5210-143371463
 44.2%71.4% 
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
Loyola-Chi.8-1018-14182
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Bradley7-1113-20220
Evansville6-1216-17188
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
Drake5-137-24314
 
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