Wichita State Defeats Southern Miss 59-51 - Recap
Demetric Williams scored 17 points leading Wichita State to a 59-51 victory over Southern Miss at Charles Koch Arena on Saturday.
Wichita State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10-point spread.
Wichita State got 12 points from Nick Wiggins and another 10 points from Cleanthony Early. Malcolm Armstead contributed 3 assists, while Nick Wiggins cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Southern Miss got 18 points from Jerrold Brooks in a losing cause and another 13 points from Dwayne Davis. Neil Watson contributed 4 assists for them, while Dwayne Davis had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Miss were victorious, as the score was 28-17 at the break.
Wichita State had a 44-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.