Council IV, Gilbert lead Wichita State over Tulsa
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Ricky Council IV had 13 points and eight rebounds as Wichita State narrowly beat Tulsa 69-65 in an American Athletic Conference opener. Alterique Gilbert added 13 points for the Shockers (2-2, 1-0). Trey Wade chipped in 11 points and seven rebounds. Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler had 10 points. Brandon Rachal had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Golden Hurricane (1-3, 0-1). Elijah Joiner added 11 points. Curtis Haywood II had 11 points and six rebounds.
The Shockers return home to face in-state NCAA Division II opponent Emporia State on Friday (Dec. 18) before hitting the road for their second conference game next Tuesday (Dec. 22) at South Florida.
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