Wichita St. dumps Tulsa behind 18 points from Stevenson

Jan, 1, 2020; Wichita, Kansas, USA; during an AAC matchup between the Wichita State Shockers and East Carolina Pirates ©Kelly Ross

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Erik Stevenson scored 18 points with nine rebounds and Wichita State beat Tulsa 79-57 to end American Athletic Conference play. The Shockers are the fourth seed to the conference's post-season tournament, which starts Thursday in Fort Worth, Texas. Wichita State gets a first-round bye and will play in the quarterfinals Friday against the winner of No. 5 UConn and 12th-seed Tulane. Martins Igbanu had 20 points for the Golden Hurricanes. Tulsa - which also gets an opening-round bye - heads to the tournament as the No. 3 seed. The Golden Hurricane face the winner between sixth-seeded Memphis and No. 11 seed East Carolina.

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