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

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Wichita State vs. Illinois State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Wichita State 68
(22-5, 7-4 away)
Illinois State 67
(16-11, 11-6 home)
Venue: Redbird Arena
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, February 17, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Wichita State 20 48 68
Illinois State 27 40 67
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Wichita State M Armstead 18 D Williams 7 M Armstead 6
Illinois State T Brown 17 J Carmichael 9 T Brown 3

On Sunday, Feb. 17, Wichita State took on Illinois State and just barely got by the Redbirds 68-67 in conference action. With the win, the Shockers remain unbeaten against Illinois State this season at 2-0. Malcolm Armstead played brilliantly for the Shockers and put up a game-high 18 points and six rebounds. Demetric Williams also had a strong showing, scoring 10 points and adding seven rebounds. Tyler Brown got a team-high 17 points and seven rebounds for the Redbirds. The next game will be on Tuesday, Feb. 19 when Wichita State (22-5, 11-4 The Valley) goes to Indiana State (16-10, 9-6 The Valley).

Wichita State Game Notes

  • The last time WSU started the season 22-5 was 2010.
  • The win over Illinois State extended the Wichita State winning streak to three games.
  • WSU beat the spread by three points. That makes the 14th time this season the Shockers have beaten the spread.
  • The Shockers have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Wichita State is 26-31 in close games.
  • The Shockers have won every game this season (10-0) after recording 15 or more assists.
  • Wichita State has won 80 percent of the time this season (8-2) when its three-point percentage has been 37.5 percent or better.
  • Wichita State has won 77 percent of the time this season (10-3) after committing 14 or fewer turnovers.
  • WSU has won every game this season (10-0) when opponents record 17 or fewer field goals made.
  • WSU has won every game this season (11-0) after holding an opponent to under 35.4 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Wichita State has won 83 percent of the time (10-2) when Demetric Williams has 10 points or more, 85 percent of the time (11-2) when Carl Hall has four field goals made or more, and 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Malcolm Armstead has three three-pointers or more.
  • The Shockers have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past five games.
  • This is the fifth win of the season where the Shockers came back after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Malcolm Armstead and Carl Hall) accounted for 45.5 percent of the points.
  • Demetric Williams has led the team in rebounding in three out of 27 games this season.
  • Malcolm Armstead has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Demetric Williams had a career high with seven rebounds.
  • Cleanthony Early has three straight double-digit point games.

Illinois State Game Notes

  • The Redbirds have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Illinois State is 41-31 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Tyler Brown and Johnny Hill) accounted for 46.2 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jackie Carmichael and Tyler Brown) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Tyler Brown has led the team in scoring 10 times in 27 games this season.
  • Jackie Carmichael has led the team in rebounding 21 times in 27 games this season.
  • Tyler Brown has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Jackie Carmichael has 19 straight double-digit point games.
  • Johnny Hill set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
WSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AM. Armstead371866003
AC. Early171231000
AD. Williams331074112
B+Carl Hall371340132
C+Nick Wiggins15331000
C+Ehimen Orukpe11321011
CJake White15420101
CTekele Cotton22222101
D+Fred Van Vleet11320104
IllSt PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATyler Brown341773112
AJohnny Hill321472204
B+J. Carmichael331290132
B-Bryant Allen321202001
C+Jon Ekey26730311
C+John Wilkins21510010
C-Kaza Keane17032001
-Zeke Upshaw5000000

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