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 State: 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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