LIVE BLOG: Cincinnati vs Wichita State

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) -- 62-61 Cincinnati.
Shocker Ball.
16.4 Seconds to play.

Conner Frankamp cuts the lead to 1, 62-61 with :47 to play

Austin Reaves is 0-5 from the floor. All three's. 2 of those have rimmed in and out. WSU trails, 62-59 with 1:55 to play.

Bearcats lead 60-58 with 3:31 to play. Rashard Kelly threw down one of the fiercest dunks in the last 4 minute stretch. This is going to come down to free throws and execution.
Cincinnati is back on top, 56-54 with 6:13 to play. These teams are trading punches. It's a heavyweight fight and fun to watch.
Landry Shamet leads all Shockers with 16 points.
Shockers lead with 9:32 to play...Koch Arena continues to be absolutely juiced.

13:48 - Shockers trail 45-43.


Wichita State closed the half hitting 5 of its last 7 buckets to cut into an 11-point lead. Landry Shamet leads with 11 points (4-7) (3-6 3FG).

11:30 1st Half 15-16

Sloppy play in the last 2:41 minutes has resulted in a drought. Darral Willis committed a turnover and then a foul immediately afterward on the defensive end. On the next play, Markis McDuffie fouled a three-point shooter. Both players received an earful from coach Gregg Marshall during the ensuing timeout.
14:30 1st Half 13-9

Rauno Nurger, Markis McDuffie, and Austin Reaves check in for the Shockers. Shaq, Conner, and Zach Brown get a breather.
14:47 1st Half 12-9

Rashard Kelly grabs the defensive board--hits Zach Brown in stride--AND ONE! Shockers take the 3-point lead into the timeout.
16:24 1st Half 8-7

Conner Frankamp grabs a defensive board, hits Landry Shamet in stride and he knocks down the go-ahead three. It is the first lead of the game for Wichita State.

18:34 1st Half 0-5

Cincinnati hits first. Jacob Evans knocks down a three-pointer. Conner Frankamp misses the answer. Jacob Evans throws down a transition dunk.


Wichita State hosts Cincinnati for a share of the American Athletic Conference title. The Bearcats already locked up a share with their win over Tulane on Thursday. Wichita State can earn the 1-seed in the AAC Tournament with a victory today.


Conner Frankamp, Rashard Kelly, Zach Brown, Shaq Morris, Darral Wills, and Rauno Nurger are all celebrating senior day.

Conner Frankamp, Rashard Kelly, Zach Brown, Shaq Morris, Landry Shamet.