Missouri Valley Tournament - Wichita State Defeats Missouri State 69-59 - Recap
|Missouri Valley Tournament - Wichita State Defeats Missouri State 69-59 - Recap|
Carl Hall scored 18 points leading Wichita State to a 69-59 victory over Missouri State at Scottrade Center on Friday.
Wichita State earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 13-point spread.
Ron Baker had 15 points for Wichita State and Jake White chipped in with 9 points. Malcolm Armstead had 5 assists for them, while Carl Hall was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Missouri State got a 25-point performance from Marcus Marshall, who was supported by 12 points from Anthony Downing. Keith Pickens had 2 assists in a losing cause for Missouri State, while Keith Pickens grabbed 5 rebounds.
Wichita State led at halftime, 29-24.
Wichita State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-24.