Wichita State vs Indiana State

Wichita St. 66, Indiana St. 62


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - Cleanthony Early scored 19 points, including the game-clinching free throws with 18 seconds left, as Wichita State held on to beat Indiana State 66-62 on Tuesday night.

Malcolm Armstead added 18 points for the Shockers (23-5, 12-4 Missouri Valley), who led 62-55 after Demetric Williams' free throws with 53 seconds left. But ISU's RJ Mahurin made a 3-pointer and was fouled, then made the free throw to complete the four-point play.

Williams made two more free throws before Dawon Cummings' 3-pointer pulled ISU within 64-62. Early's free throws got the Shockers back to a four-point margin, and Cummings missed a 3-pointer in the closing seconds.

Manny Arop led the Sycamores (16-11, 9-7) with 17 points. Indiana State was trying to sweep its season series with Wichita State for the first time since 2000-01.

Wichita State maintained at least a one-game conference lead over Creighton, which hosted Southern Illinois later Thursday.

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Wichita State Shockers
C. Hall, F344-62-350110
E. Orukpe, C160-20-03120
M. Armstead, G367-130-013218
D. Williams, G332-68-972412
T. Cotton, G140-20-02140
C. Early326-143-640319
N. Wiggins221-45-62127
F. Van Vleet100-40-02200
J. White20-10-01000
C. Lufile10-00-00000
Totals 20-5218-2431101866
Indiana State Sycamores
J. Gant, F262-42-40107
R. Mahurin, C284-83-331213
J. Odum, G366-112-665415
M. Arop, G354-117-891217
D. Cummings, G253-91-26118
K. Smith141-30-04152
D. Brown130-10-01110
L. Eitel130-20-03010
J. Kitchell100-00-03000
Totals 20-4915-2337111662
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
DUQ 49 Final
IND 72 Final
MU 67 Final
VCU 62 Final
STL 76
UVA 50 Final
FLA 60 Final