Scores

Final

Southern Miss 51

(8-4, 3-3 away)

Wichita State 59

(11-1, 6-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 22, 2012

    Intrust Bank Arena, Wichita, Kansas

    1 2 T
    USM 28 2351
    WICH 17 4259

    Top Performers

    Southern Miss: J. Brooks 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast

    Wichita St: N. Wiggins 12 Pts, 8 Reb

    Wichita St. 59, Southern Miss. 51

    Associated Press

    WICHITA, Kan. -- Demetric Williams had 17 points and Wichita State scored the final 10 points of the game to defeat Southern Miss 59-51 Saturday night.

    Nick Wiggins added 12 points for the Shockers (11-1), who overcame a 12-point second-half deficit, and Cleanthony Early had 10.

    Jerrold Brooks led Southern Miss (8-4) with 18 points. Dwayne Davis added 13 and Neil Watson had 12.

    After the Golden Eagles took a 51-49 lead on Watson's 3-pointer with 3:22 remaining, Wiggins scored on a layup and a dunk to give Wichita State the lead for good with 2:03 left. Four free throws and a layup by Williams finished the scoring for the Shockers.

    Wichita State is 11-1 for the first time since the 2009-10 season when it also won 11 of its first 12 games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USM
    WICH
    Points 51 59
    FG Made-Attempted 18-50 (.360) 19-50 (.380)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 4-19 (.211)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-13 (.615) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 8

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