Wichita State vs. Missouri State: Recap and Stats

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Wichita State vs. Missouri State: Recap and Stats
Wichita State 62
(18-2, 6-2 away)
Missouri State 52
(5-15, 4-6 home)
Venue: JQH Arena
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, January 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Wichita State 25 37 62
Missouri State 21 31 52
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Wichita State C Early 15 C Hall 8 M Armstead 3
Missouri State A Downing 14 K Pickens 4 A Downing 2

No. 20 Wichita State got a victory on the road against Missouri State 62-52 in The Valley action on Wednesday, January 23rd. Cleanthony Early got a team-high 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Shockers, earning a double-double. Carl Hall had 15 points and added six rebounds. For the Bears, Gavin Thurman got a season-high 21 points and three rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, January 26th when Wichita State (18-2, 7-1 The Valley) welcomes Bradley (12-8, 4-4 The Valley).

Wichita State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:50 left to go.
  • The win over Missouri State extended the Wichita State winning streak to 3 games.
  • The Shockers have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 17 or more free throws made.
  • WSU has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when opponents record 52 or fewer total points.
  • WSU has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after holding an opponent to under 32.8% field goal percentage.
  • This season Wichita State has won 100% of the time (6-0) when Cleanthony Early has 17 points or more, 78% of the time (7-2) when Demetric Williams plays 31 minutes or more, and 89% of the time (8-1) when Carl Hall has 4 field goals made or more.
  • WSU set a season low for assists.
  • The Shockers have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 10 games.
  • The top two scorers (Cleanthony Early and Carl Hall) accounted for 51.6% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Cleanthony Early and Carl Hall) accounted for 43.5% of the rebounds.
  • Cleanthony Early has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 4 times in 20 games this season.
  • Cleanthony Early recorded the 2nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Cleanthony Early has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Cleanthony Early recorded a double-double. It was the 2nd of his career.

Missouri State Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Bears losing streak to 4 games.
  • Gavin Thurman accounted for 40.3% of the team's points.
  • Gavin Thurman has led the team in scoring 4 times in 20 games this season.
  • Drew Wilson has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 20 games this season.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Gavin Thurman's career.
  • Gavin Thurman has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Anthony Downing has 9 straight double-digit point games.
WSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AC. Early2817112024
ACarl Hall331560120
BTekele Cotton30942000
C+D. Williams31832002
C+Nick Wiggins12340100
C+M. Armstead26752102
C-Fred Van Vleet22301100
-Jake White9010000
-Ehimen Orukpe7020001
MSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AGavin Thurman362131101
B+Anthony Downing331451000
B-Drew Wilson26271010
C+Marcus Marshall38722100
C+Keith Pickens12241001
CChristian Kirk12320000
C-Nathan Scheer11012011
-Bruce Marshall5010011
DD. Williams27320115

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