Missouri Valley Conference Tournament - Missouri State Falls 67-42 Against Wichita State - Game Recap
The battle between Wichita State and Missouri State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Missouri State was handed a 67-42 defeat on Saturday at Scottrade Center.
Wichita State was a 15-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Wichita State got 20 points from Cleanthony Early and another 13 points from Tekele Cotton. Fred VanVleet contributed 5 assists, while Chadrack Lufile cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Missouri State got 9 points from Gavin Thurman in a losing cause and another 7 points from Dorrian Williams. Devon Thomas contributed 3 assists for them, while Ron Mvouika had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wichita State were victorious, as the score was 33-19 at the break.
Wichita State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-28.