Scores

Final

Wichita State 74

(19-4, 10-2 MVC)

Missouri State 67

(13-11, 6-6 MVC)

    8:05 PM ET, February 1, 2012

    JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri

    1 2 T
    WICH 34 4074
    MOSU 36 3167

    Top Performers

    Wichita St: G. Stutz 25 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Missouri St: K. Weems 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Wichita St. 74, Missouri St. 67

    Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Garrett Stutz notched his seventh double-double of the season to pace Wichita State to a 74-67 victory over Missouri State on Wednesday night.

    Stutz had 25 points and 11 rebounds for the Shockers (19-4, 10-2 Missouri Valley), who have won nine of 10. Ben Smith sank five 3-pointers and had 21 points, while Toure Murry and Joe Ragland scored 10 apiece.

    Kyle Weems led the Bears (13-11, 6-6) with 21 points, including five 3-pointers. Jarmar Gulley added 14 points, Anthony Downing 13 and Keith Pickens 12.

    Wichita State trailed 36-34 at the break but opened the second half with a 12-3 run for a 46-39 advantage with 15:10 left.

    The Shockers pushed the gap to 60-48, but the Bears trimmed it to 68-65 on Downing's jumper with 2:01 to go.

    However, Wichita State converted six straight free throws in the final 46 seconds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WICH
    MOSU
    Points 74 67
    FG Made-Attempted 27-55 (.491) 25-56 (.446)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 3

    2011-12 Season

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