Wichita State vs Illinois State Recap - Wichita State Wins 68-67
Wichita State grabbed a 68-67 win over Illinois State on Sunday, behind an 18-point effort from Malcolm Armstead at Redbird Arena.
Wichita State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs.
Wichita State got 13 points from Carl Hall and another 12 points from Cleanthony Early. Malcolm Armstead contributed 6 assists, while Demetric Williams cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Illinois State got 17 points from Tyler Brown in a losing cause and another 14 points from Johnny Hill. Tyler Brown contributed 3 assists for them, while Jackie Carmichael had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Illinois State were victorious, as the score was 27-20 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Wichita State as they grabbed 34 boards, while Illinois State only had 32.