Drake vs. Wichita State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Drake vs. Wichita State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Drake 56
(11-14, 3-9 away)
Wichita State 71
(21-5, 15-1 home)
Venue: Charles Koch Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Drake 16 40 56
Wichita State 30 41 71
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Drake B Simons 15 J Clarke 8 R Carter 6
Wichita State F Van Vleet 17 C Hall 10 F Van Vleet 9

Wichita State smoked Drake 71-56 in conference action on Wednesday, Feb. 13. With the win, the Shockers remain undefeated against Drake this season at 2-0. The Shockers were led by Fred Van Vleet, who put up a season-high 17 points and nine assists. Carl Hall played his way to a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. For the Bulldogs, Richard Carter finished with 11 points and six assists. This makes three wins in a row for the Shockers. Wichita State (21-5, 10-4 The Valley) gets Illinois State (16-10, 7-7 The Valley) on the road on Sunday, Feb. 17.

Wichita State Game Notes

  • The last time WSU started the season 21-5 was 2010.
  • WSU beat the spread by one points. That makes the 13th time this season the Shockers have beaten the spread.
  • The Shockers have won every game this season (13-0) after recording 71 or more total points.
  • Wichita State has won 78 percent of the time this season (7-2) when its three-point percentage has been 39.1 percent or better.
  • Wichita State has won 78 percent of the time this season (7-2) after committing 15 or fewer turnovers.
  • WSU has won every game this season (10-0) when opponents record 56 or fewer total points.
  • WSU has won every game this season (10-0) after holding an opponent to under 34.7 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Wichita State has won 89 percent of the time (16-2) when Cleanthony Early has 11 points or more, 92 percent of the time (12-1) when Malcolm Armstead has four field goals made or more, and 100 percent of the time (5-0) when Carl Hall has six free throws made or more.
  • The Shockers have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--WSU has a 16.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Fred Van Vleet and Carl Hall) accounted for 43.6 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (21) than the starters (20).
  • The bench recorded more points (36) than the starters (35).
  • Carl Hall has led the team in rebounding in nine out of 26 games this season.
  • Carl Hall recorded the ninth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Carl Hall recorded a double-double. It was his sixth this season and seventh of his career.

Drake Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Bulldogs losing streak to three games.
  • Richard Carter recorded a team season high in free throws made with nine.
  • The top two scorers (Ben Simons and Richard Carter) accounted for 46.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jordan Clarke and Seth VanDeest) accounted for 48.2 percent of the rebounds.
  • Ben Simons has led the team in scoring nine times in 25 games this season.
  • Jordan Clarke has led the team in rebounding 17 times in 25 games this season.
  • Jordan Clarke has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Richard Carter has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Ben Simons has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Seth VanDeest.
DRAKE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Richard Carter331126203
BJordan Clarke351080204
B-Ben Simons311520102
C+Kori Babineaux15621102
C+Joey King17620101
CSeth VanDeest22260011
D+Chris Hines27600001
D+Gary Ricks Jr.11021000
-Jeremy Jeffers5000001
-Micah Mason4001001
WSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Fred Van Vleet351759211
ACarl Hall2914101012
B+M. Armstead221232102
BChadrack Lufile20451100
BTekele Cotton24861101
BC. Early271150344
CNick Wiggins21460012
CEhimen Orukpe15110120
-D. Williams7001003

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