Missouri Valley Tournament - Recap - Wichita State Defeats Illinois State 66-51
|Missouri Valley Tournament - Recap - Wichita State Defeats Illinois State 66-51|
Carl Hall scored 16 points leading Wichita State to a 66-51 victory over Illinois State at Scottrade Center on Saturday.
Wichita State was a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Malcolm Armstead had 15 points for Wichita State and Cleanthony Early chipped in with 8 points. Malcolm Armstead had 3 assists for them, while Malcolm Armstead was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Illinois State got 22 points from Jackie Carmichael in a losing cause and another 9 points from John Wilkins. Tyler Brown contributed 2 assists for them, while John Wilkins had 7 rebounds.
Wichita State hit the break leading 26-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Wichita State as they grabbed 48 boards, while Illinois State only had 31.