No. 5 Wichita State rolls past Drake 78-61
by KIX 101.1/ 1230 KFJB Sports Department
posted Jan 27 2014 9:46AM
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Cleanthony Early scored 19 points, Ron Baker added 14 and fifth-ranked Wichita State stayed perfect with a 78-61 win over Drake on Saturday.
Nick Wiggins had 11 points for the visiting Shockers (21-0, 8-0 MVC). Wichita State outscored Drake 28-15 to open the second half, turning a relatively close game into a rout.
The Shockers have now won four straight by at least 15 points after an overtime scare at Missouri State two weeks ago.
Aaron Hawley had 16 points to lead Drake (11-9, 2-6), which lost for the sixth time in seven games.