LIVE BLOG: Tulsa vs Wichita State

Jan, 4, 2018; Wichita, Kansas, ; during a game between the Wichita State Shockers and Houston Cougars at Koch Arena ©Kelly Ross KWCH12

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FINAL: 87-71 Wichita State

Austin Reaves: 23 points, (8-12) (7-11 3pt)
Rashard Kelly:11 rebounds, 8 assists
Shaq Morris: 20 points, (8-12), 5 rebounds

5:28 2nd 75-62

Wichita State on a 9-0 run the last 2:10, including a three-pointer from Zach Brown.

Shaq Morris is 3-4 from the field, 3-3 from the line in this half. His 20 points are second only to Austin Reaves (23).
9:03 2nd 60-66

Tulsa is on a 6-0 run the last 1:06 (2 three-pointers).

Landry Shamet Makes two free-throws, bringing his stat line up to 4 points (1-8, 0-6) for the night. He's 0 for his last 15 from long-range in the last three games.
11:48 2nd 52-60

Zach Brown gets his first points of the night with a 3-point shot. It ends a 3+ minute scoring drought for the Shockers.

Conner Frankamp misses his 4th three-pointer of the night, putting his record of consecutive games with a three-pointer made (40) in jeopardy.

1:51 1st 29-41

The entire arena just sighed when Austin missed his first three-pointer just now.

He is still 7-8 for 23 points including one layup.

Shaq Morris the only other Shocker in double-figures. (5-8) 11 points, 4 rebounds.
4:15 1st 27-33

Austin Reaves hits back-to-back threes to increase his line to 7-7 from beyond the arc. The entire Wichita State bench cleared at the timeout to swarm him.

8:14 1st 22-25

Wichita State takes the lead, Austin Reaves hit his career high 5th three-pointer. He's a perfect 5-5.

9:47 1st 21-20

Austin Reaves knocks down his 4th three-pointer (4-4) of the game to get the Shockers within one point, then hustles down to the defensive end and takes a charge. Reaves has 12 points, a block, and forced a turnover in 6 minutes of play.

11:41 1st 16-15

Austin Reaves knocks down three-pointers on back-to-back possessions. He is 3-3 so far from deep in this game.

13:12 1st 13-8

Darral Willis picks up his second foul in only two minutes of play. He is immediately replaced by Rashard Kelly.

15:38 1st 5-10

Austin Reaves comes into the game and drains a three on the first shot he takes. Gives the Shockers some life, but they still trail by 5.
17:15 1st 6-2

Shaq Morris has tied Robert Elmore for second on Wichita State’s career block list at 132 blocks.
4:59 pm

Wichita State (16-4 (6-2 AAC) hosts Tulsa (11-9 (4-4 AAC) for the second time of the regular season. The Shockers took the first meeting 72-69 on January 13th.


Rashard Kelly
Landry Shamet
Conner Frankamp
Shaquille Morris
Markis McDuffie