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Recap - Wichita State Defeats Drake 78-61

Cleanthony Early scored 19 points leading Wichita State to a 78-61 victory over Drake at Knapp Center on Saturday.

Wichita State was a favorite by 10.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Ron Baker had 14 points for Wichita State and Nick Wiggins chipped in with 11 points. Fred VanVleet had 5 assists for them, while Cleanthony Early was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Drake got 16 points from Aaron Hawley in a losing cause and another 15 points from Chris Caird. Karl Madison contributed 5 assists for them, while Aaron Hawley had 4 rebounds.

Wichita State hit the break leading 37-29 before taking care of business in the second half.

Wichita State had a 34-20 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.