Scores

Final

Drake 56

(11-14, 5-9 MVC)

Wichita State 71

(21-5, 10-4 MVC)

Coverage: FULLCT

8:00 PM ET, February 13, 2013

Charles Koch Arena, Wichita, Kansas

1 2 T
DRKE 16 4056
WICH 30 4171

Top Performers

Drake: R. Carter 11 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

Wichita State: F. VanVleet 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 9 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Wichita St. 71, Drake 56

Associated Press

WICHITA, Kan. -- Fred VanVleet scored 17 points off the bench, Carl Hall added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Wichita State took sole possession of first place in the Missouri Valley Conference with a 71-56 victory against Drake on Wednesday night.

Malcolm Armstead had 12 points and Cleanthony Early 11 for the Shockers (21-5, 10-4), who moved a game in front of Creighton and Indiana State in the MVC standings.

Ben Simons scored 15 points and Richard Carter 11 for the Bulldogs (11-14, 5-9), who were outrebounded 45-29.

Drake fought back from a double-digit halftime deficit to trail 55-47 with 6:01 remaining, but Armstead drilled a 3-pointer, Tekele Cotton hit a jumper and VanVleet converted a three-point play to double the margin. The Bulldogs got no closer than 14 points the rest of the way.

Wichita State took a 30-16 lead into the break after outscoring Drake 18-2 in the last 9:37 of the first half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DRKE
WICH
Points 56 71
FG Made-Attempted 17-49 (.347) 23-56 (.411)
3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 9-23 (.391)
FT Made-Attempted 14-18 (.778) 16-24 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 21

2012-13 Season

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Jan 2, 2013 WICH 75, @DRKE 63Recap
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