Recap - Wichita State Defeats Illinois State 74-62
|Recap - Wichita State Defeats Illinois State 74-62|
Wichita State got 16 points from Cleanthony Early as they ran past Illinois State 74-62 on Wednesday at Charles Koch Arena.
Wichita State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as favorites.
Demetric Williams had 14 points for Wichita State and Jake White chipped in with 11 points. Tekele Cotton had 7 assists for them, while Carl Hall was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Illinois State got a 22-point performance from Jackie Carmichael, who was supported by 14 points from Tyler Brown. Bryant Allen had 3 assists in a losing cause for Illinois State, while Jackie Carmichael grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wichita State were victorious, as the score was 31-20 at the break.
Wichita State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-36.