Boxscore
Wichita St. 79, Missouri St. 50
Saturday, February 9, 2013 7:30 PM
Location - Charles Koch Arena, Wichita, Kansas
Officials - Bo Boroski, John Higgings, David Stevens
Attendance - 10506

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Missouri St. 27 23 50
Wichita St. 42 37 79

Recap


No. 22 Wichita State 79, Missouri State 50:
Cleanthony Early logged 16 points and eight rebounds as the host Shockers cruised past the Bears to snap a three-game Missouri Valley Conference losing streak.

Nick Wiggins added 11 points while Malcolm Armstead and Tekele Cotton scored 10 each for Wichita State (20-5, 9-4), which moved into a first-place tie with No. 13 Creighton and Indiana State in the MVC. The Shockers outrebounded Missouri State 47-22 and committed only eight turnovers.

Freshman Marcus Marshall led the Bears (7-18, 5-8) with a career-high 19 points on 3-of-6 shooting from beyond the arc. Anthony Downing had nine.

Cotton made a 3-pointer 9:58 into regulation to start a 21-7 half-closing run for Wichita State. Early scored nine points during that stretch as the Shockers entered halftime ahead 42-27.

Wiggins made two free throws to cap an 8-0 run and push the Wichita State cushion to 53-30 with 12:39 left. Missouri State got no closer than 21 down the stretch.

GAME NOTEBOOK: No Missouri State player recorded more than three rebounds. … Wichita State C Ehimen Orukpe grabbed a career-high 10 boards in 18 minutes. … The Shockers are 22-6 all-time against the Bears in Wichita.

Missouri St. Bears

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Anthony Downing 20:00 2-7 1-1 4-4 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 9
Keith Pickens 14:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 4 0 2 0 2
Dorrian Williams 36:00 2-8 0-2 1-2 1 2 3 4 3 0 2 0 5
Marcus Marshall 38:00 6-10 3-6 4-4 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 19
Gavin Thurman 31:00 1-9 0-1 2-2 0 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 4
Bruce Marshall 14:00 2-3 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
Nathan Scheer 13:00 1-6 1-5 0-0 1 1 2 0 4 1 1 0 3
Michael Simpson 12:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Drew Wilson 4:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Christian Kirk 18:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 2
TOTAL 200 16-51 6-19 12-14 5 12 17 8 19 1 10 0 50
  31.4% 31.6% 85.7% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 10

Wichita St. Shockers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Carl Hall 21:00 4-9 0-0 1-4 3 2 5 1 2 0 1 0 9
Ehimen Orukpe 18:00 2-5 0-0 0-2 4 6 10 1 2 1 2 1 4
Malcolm Armstead 23:00 4-5 2-2 0-0 0 3 3 5 1 0 0 0 10
Demetric Williams 29:00 2-5 1-3 0-0 0 3 3 2 3 2 0 0 5
Tekele Cotton 25:00 3-5 2-3 2-2 2 1 3 4 1 0 1 0 10
Fred Van Vleet 24:00 3-9 1-3 1-2 2 2 4 3 0 3 2 0 8
Nick Wiggins 16:00 3-9 2-6 3-4 1 3 4 1 1 0 1 1 11
Cleanthony Early 23:00 5-8 1-3 5-6 2 6 8 0 3 2 0 0 16
Chadrack Lufile 15:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
Jake White 6:00 3-3 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 0 6
TOTAL 200 29-59 9-20 12-20 15 29 44 19 16 8 8 4 79
  49.2% 45.0% 60.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 8