Wichita State's Rashard Kelly, center, slaps away a shot from Loyola's Milton Doyle, left, as Wichita State's Zach Brown defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, Fr
Tom Gannam
March 04, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) Ron Baker hit 5-3-pointers and scored 25 points and league champion Wichita State used a late 11-0 run to rally for an a 66-58 win over eighth-seeded Loyola Chicago in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley tournament on Thursday.

The Shockers (24-7), who have won six straight, face fourth-seeded Northern Iowa in Saturday's semifinals.

The Ramblers (15-17), who trailed 30-21 at the half against a team that beat them by 26 and 22 during the regular season, were up 52-45 before a 3 by Baker started a game-winning 17-3 run. Baker's 3 at 1:54 put Wichita State up 57-55. Fred VanVleet then made 5 of 6 free throws for a seven-point lead.

Devon Turk had 16 points for the Ramblers, who made just 1 of their last nine shots as Shaquille Morris had several of his career-high six blocks for the Shockers, who finished with 10.

Wichita State had a season-high 17 turnovers.

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