Indiana State vs. Wichita State: Full Game Preview

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Indiana State vs. Wichita State: Full Game Preview
Indiana State
(13-7, 4-6 away)
(20) Wichita State
(19-2, 13-0 home)
Venue: Charles Koch Arena
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, January 29, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Indiana State J Odum 14.1 J Gant 5.2 J Odum 4.4
Wichita State C Early 15.2 C Hall 7.9 M Armstead 3.9

Indiana State travels to Charles Koch Arena on Tuesday to take on No. 20 Wichita State. It starts at 8:05 EST and you can catch it on KS22. The Sycamores are 1-8 against the Shockers over the last four years. They lost 71-66 the last time they played (2/4/2012).

Wichita State is holding down the 1st spot in the Missouri Valley, right above Indiana State in 3rd place.

The 16 points and 7 rebounds by Jake Odum helped the Sycamores to a 59-58 victory over Northern Iowa on January 26th. He contributes team-best marks with 14.1 points per game, 4.4 assists per game, and 1.5 steals per game. For the Shockers, Jake White put up 11 points and 9 rebounds in the 73-39 blowout of Bradley on January 26th. He contributes 3.6 rebounds per game in addition to his 4.1 points per game. Wichita State will hope to exploit their strengths, which include: defensive rebounding percentage at 73.9 and offensive rebounding percentage at 38.7.

Wichita State StatSmack

  • The Indiana State three-point leader (Lucas Eitel) has more three-pointers than the Wichita State three-point leader (Ron Baker).
  • Jake Odum is ranked 6th in the Missouri Valley in points and 5th in the Missouri Valley in assists.
  • The Indiana State assist leader (Jake Odum) has more assists than the Wichita State assist leader (Malcolm Armstead).
  • It must sting. Indiana State has blown out Wichita State by 20 points or more on 3 occasions since 1997.
  • Indiana State is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Indiana State is 77.5 inches compared to 76.2 inches for Wichita State.
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Indiana State has come back to win after being down at half against Wichita State 4 times since 1999.
  • Lucas Eitel is ranked 9th in the Missouri Valley in three-pointers.
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Indiana State has a stronger schedule than Wichita State this season (SOS Rank: #22 vs #117).
  • The Indiana State scoring leader (Jake Odum) has more points than the Wichita State scoring leader (Cleanthony Early).
ISU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Jake Odum 32 14 5 4 2 0 3
B Manny Arop 29 13 5 1 1 0 2
C+ Justin Gant 26 8 5 1 0 1 2
C+ R.J. Mahurin 23 9 4 0 0 1 1
C Khristian Smith 23 6 4 1 1 0 1
C Dawon Cummings 22 5 3 2 0 0 1
C Lucas Eitel 19 5 2 1 0 0 1
C- Devonte Brown 16 4 2 1 1 0 1
C- Jake Kitchell 13 3 2 0 0 0 1
D Brandon Burnett 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Rhett Smith 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
WSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Carl Hall 27 13 8 1 0 2 1
B C. Early 25 15 5 1 1 1 2
B- M. Armstead 26 9 4 4 2 0 2
C+ Ron Baker 25 7 3 2 1 0 1
C+ D. Williams 27 8 2 3 2 0 2
C Tekele Cotton 22 6 4 2 1 0 1
C Evan Wessel 19 6 2 2 0 0 1
C Ehimen Orukpe 18 4 5 0 0 2 2
C- Fred Van Vleet 15 3 2 2 1 0 1
C- Nick Wiggins 13 6 2 0 0 0 1
C- Jake White 12 4 4 0 0 0 1
D+ Chadrack Lufile 9 2 2 0 0 0 1
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