Final OT

Bradley 67

(7-3, 1-1 MVC)

Wichita State 69

(11-2, 2-0 MVC)

    7:05 PM ET, December 30, 2005

    Charles Koch Arena, Wichita, Kansas

    1 2 OT T
    BRAD 28 33 667
    WICH 34 27 869

    Top Performers

    Bradley: P. O'Bryant 14 Pts, 19 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

    Wichita State: P. Couisnard 13 Pts, 13 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Blk

    Wichita State 69, Bradley 67 (OT)

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Kyle Wilson hit a 3-point shot with 19 seconds left in overtime, and P.J Couisnard blocked Patrick O'Bryant's last second shot as Wichita State pulled out a 69-67 victory over Bradley on Friday night.

    With the Shockers trailing 67-65, Wilson took a pass out of the post from Paul Miller and scored over Marcellus Summerville, and Couisnard made one free throw in the closing seconds.

    O'Bryant had a chance to tie the game, but Couisnard outjumped the 7-foot center and blocked the shot. O'Bryant had one more shot but missed a short jumper badly.

    The win kept Wichita State (11-2, 2-0 MVC) perfect at home and in the Missouri Valley Conference.

    Bradley (7-3, 1-1), which was playing its second overtime game in three nights, needed a clutch shot just to force overtime.

    The Braves trailed 61-58 with 5.4 seconds left after Couisnard made a free throw.

    Daniel Ruffin took the ball in the backcourt, sprinted up the right sideline, and fired a 25-foot shot over the arms of Paul Miller to tie the score.

    Miller threw the inbound pass out of bounds the length of the court, giving the Braves a final opportunity with a half-second left. O'Bryant missed a tip attempt at the buzzer.

    Miller led Wichita State with 16 points, while Couisnard added 13 points and 13 rebounds. Nine of Couisnard's points came in the second half or overtime.

    Tony Bennett and Lawrence Wright each had 15 points for the Braves. O'Bryant, playing in his second game since an eight-game suspension, scored 14 and grabbed 19 rebounds.

    Bradley's Marcellus Summerville missed his first eight shots and was held to two points in the first half. He finished 3-of-20 with six points, nine below his season average of 15.9. He fouled out with 10.1 seconds left in overtime.

    Wilson and Karon Bradley added 12 and 10 points for the Shockers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

    Points 67 69
    FG Made-Attempted 26-78 (.333) 21-56 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-19 (.053) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-17 (.824) 21-35 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 13

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