Boxscore
Wichita St. 75, Iowa 63
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 9:30 PM
Location - Moon Palace Resort, Cancun
Officials - Bill Ek, Jim Schippers, Darryl Smith
Attendance - 902

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Wichita St. 33 42 75
Iowa 35 28 63

Recap


Wichita State 75, Iowa 63: Cleanthony Early came off the bench to collect a season-high 25 points and nine rebounds and Malcolm Armstead added 14 points as the Shockers used a strong second half to win the Cancun Challenge championship. 

Carl Hall scored 12 points for Wichita State (6-0), which is off to its best start since winning its first nine games in 2006. Aaron White led Iowa with 14 points, and Eric May added 13 off the bench.

Josh Oglesby came off the bench to score 12 points on four 3-pointers and help the Hawkeyes (5-1) take a 35-33 halftime lead, but was shut out in the second half. Freshman point guard Mike Gesell, who scored a season-high 19 points for Iowa on Tuesday, was held to two points and committed three turnovers without an assist.

Iowa was 7-for-8 from 3-point range in the first half but finished 8-for-15 and shot 26.1 percent (12-for-46) overall. The Hawkeyes were 4-for-24 from the field in the second half.

The Shockers used a 12-0 run early in the second half to open a 46-37 lead and never trailed again. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Shockers won their first in-season tournament title since the 1998-99 Cessna Classic and their first away from home since the 1963-64 All-College Tournament in Oklahoma City. … The Shockers got 40 points from their bench in both games in Cancun. … Wichita State leads the all-time series 5-4. 

Wichita St. Shockers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Malcolm Armstead 30:00 4-12 3-5 3-5 2 3 5 5 4 4 2 1 14
Carl Hall 21:00 3-6 0-0 6-7 2 2 4 0 4 0 2 1 12
Evan Wessel 16:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 3
Ron Baker 28:00 0-7 0-4 2-2 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2
Ehimen Orukpe 23:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 2 6 8 0 3 1 1 5 4
Cleanthony Early 30:00 7-13 3-6 8-9 4 5 9 1 4 1 4 0 25
Demetric Williams 17:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 3 2 0 2 0 0
Nick Wiggins 5:00 2-3 0-1 0-1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Tekele Cotton 16:00 3-4 0-1 2-3 2 3 5 1 0 3 0 0 8
Fred Van Vleet 8:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1
Chadrack Lufile 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2
Jake White 2:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 23-55 7-20 22-29 13 24 37 13 26 9 11 8 75
  41.8% 35.0% 75.9% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 11

Iowa Hawkeyes

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Roy-Devyn Marble 36:00 4-12 2-2 1-2 3 1 4 2 2 0 5 0 11
Aaron White 35:00 1-4 1-2 11-12 0 3 3 1 3 2 2 1 14
Mike Gesell 12:00 0-3 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 0 4 0 3 0 2
Adam Woodbury 17:00 0-3 0-0 1-3 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 1
Zach McCabe 13:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 0 0
Josh Oglesby 21:00 4-11 4-8 0-0 0 5 5 1 2 0 1 2 12
Melsahn Basabe 21:00 0-2 0-0 6-8 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 6
Anthony Clemmons 11:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 3
Eric May 23:00 2-6 0-1 9-10 2 4 6 0 1 0 1 0 13
Pat Ingram 8:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Gabriel Olaseni 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 12-46 8-15 31-39 7 20 27 7 22 2 14 5 63
  26.1% 53.3% 79.5% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 14