Missouri State vs Wichita State

Wichita St. 79, Missouri St. 50

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Cleanthony Early scored 16 points and Wichita State snapped a three-game losing streak, defeating Missouri State 79-50 Saturday night.

Wichita State has reached the 20-win mark for a school-best fourth consecutive season.

The Shockers (20-5, 9-4 Missouri Valley) hadn't lost three in a row in four years. Two weeks ago, they were ranked No. 15 in The Associated Press poll.

Nick Wiggins scored 11 points and Malcolm Armstead and Tekele Cotton scored 10 apiece for Wichita State, which took control late in the first half. The Shockers opened up a double-figure lead and kept it the rest of the way.

Wichita State outrebounded Missouri State 47-22, with Ehimen Orukpe leading the winners with 10 rebounds while Early grabbed eight boards.

Marcus Marshall led the Bears (7-18, 5-8) with 19 points.

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Scoreboard
Missouri State (7-18)272350
Wichita State (20-5) «423779

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Missouri State Bears
G. Thurman, F311-92-21214
K. Pickens, F141-30-03042
M. Marshall, G386-104-410119
D. Williams, G362-81-23435
A. Downing, G202-74-41229
C. Kirk181-20-02012
B. Marshall142-30-00025
N. Scheer131-60-02043
M. Simpson120-30-02010
D. Wilson40-01-22001
Totals 16-5112-142281950
 31.4%85.7% 
Wichita State Shockers
C. Hall, F214-91-45129
E. Orukpe, C182-50-210124
D. Williams, G292-50-03235
T. Cotton, G253-52-234110
M. Armstead, G234-50-035110
F. Van Vleet243-91-24308
C. Early235-85-680316
N. Wiggins163-93-441111
C. Lufile150-10-02200
J. White63-30-02036
Totals 29-5912-2047191679
 49.2%60% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Evansville0-03-0204
Loyola-Chi.0-03-0128
Valparaiso0-03-0241
Drake0-02-0342
So. Illinois0-01-0241
Bradley0-02-128
Missouri St.0-02-1175
N. Iowa0-02-1117
Illinois St.0-01-222
Indiana St.0-01-263

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati0-03-0219
SMU0-03-099
Tulane0-03-0241
Temple0-02-08
UCF0-02-028
UConn0-02-022
Wichita St.0-02-028
So. Florida0-02-1222
Tulsa0-02-2202
Houston0-01-1294
Memphis0-01-1181
E. Carolina0-01-2285
 
Other games
GTOWN 69 Final
RUT 63
MICH 62 Final
WISC 65
MISS 79 Final
MIZZ 98
OKST 72 Final
TEXAS 59
BUTL 59 Final
GW 56
DEP 78 Final
MU 89
UNC 61 Final
MIAMI 87
KAN 66 Final
OKLA 72
MSST 58 Final
FLA 83
PITT 62 Final
CINCY 52
IAST 70 Final
KSU 79
MIST 78 Final
PUR 65
LMU 55 Final
GONZ 74
UTAH 64 Final
ORE 73
LOU 101 Final
ND 104
NMEX 55 Final
UNLV 64
ILLST 75 Final
CREI 72