Wichita State vs Illinois State

Wichita St. 68, Illinois St. 67


NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Cleanthony Early's 3-pointer with 4.8 seconds remaining capped Wichita State's comeback and gave the Shockers a 68-67 victory over Illinois State Sunday night.

Early scored 12 points, all in the second half. The Shockers (22-5, 11-4) scored the game's final eight points over the last 36 seconds for their only second-half lead and moved into a one-game lead over Creighton in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Wichita State has won three straight since a three-game losing streak.

Malcolm Armstead led Wichita State with 18 points and six assists. Carl Hall scored 13 and Demetric Williams had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Tyler Brown led Illinois State (16-11, 7-8) with 17 points. Johnny Hill scored 14, Jackie Carmichael had 12 points and nine rebounds and Bryant Allen scored 12. The Redbirds, who went without a field goal in the final 6:15, had won four straight and seven of their last eight.

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Illinois State (16-11)274067

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Wichita State Shockers
C. Hall, F374-65-640213
M. Armstead, G377-161-266218
D. Williams, G334-110-074310
T. Cotton, G221-30-02232
E. Orukpe, G111-21-22143
C. Early172-66-831412
J. White152-30-02024
N. Wiggins151-40-03113
F. Van Vleet111-30-02033
C. Lufile20-00-20010
Totals 23-5413-2034152568
Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F333-126-790312
J. Wilkins, F211-12-21035
T. Brown, G344-139-1073117
B. Allen, G324-103-302112
J. Hill, G323-38-972314
J. Ekey262-42-23047
K. Keane170-30-03210
Z. Upshaw50-20-00000
Totals 17-4830-333291667
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
Other games
PSU 71 Final
OHST 49 Final
LOU 59 Final
USF 41
ARIZ 68 Final
MIAMI 45 Final