Wichita State vs Illinois State

Wichita St. 68, Illinois St. 67

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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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Scoreboard
Wichita State (22-5) «204868
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
 42.6%65% 
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
 35.4%90.9% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati5-016-224
Wichita St.5-115-326
Houston4-214-457
Memphis4-213-683
SMU3-313-656
Tulane3-312-6100
UCF3-312-659
UConn3-310-892
Tulsa3-410-9128
Temple2-59-951
E. Carolina2-58-10298
So. Florida0-67-12302

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Loyola-Chi.5-215-467
Missouri St.5-215-555
Drake5-211-9147
Illinois St.4-310-982
Indiana St.4-39-10135
Bradley3-413-7111
So. Illinois3-411-9132
Evansville2-512-8124
Valparaiso2-511-9140
N. Iowa2-510-9127
 
Other games
PSU 71 Final
MICH 79
OHST 49 Final
WISC 71
LOU 59 Final
USF 41
ARIZ 68 Final
UTAH 64
MIAMI 45 Final
CLEM 43