Wichita State pulls away from Southern Illinois 83-58
Conner Frankamp added 14 points and Markis McDuffie had 10 for Wichita State (10-5, 4-0 Missouri Valley), which hit 12 of 24 from long range and never trailed. Fred VanVleet had 12 rebounds, pushing him to 407 career boards, and became just the second player in the MVC to reach 1,000 points, 500 assists and 400 rebounds.
Leading by 14 at the break, Wichita State continued to pull away over the final 20 minutes. McDuffie's layup gave the Shockers their biggest advantage of the game, 73-40, with 7:05 to play.
With the win, Wichita State is the only Missouri Valley team still unbeaten in conference play.