When: 6:30 Saturday
Where: Carver Arena, Peoria, Ill.
Records: WSU 10-2, 1-0 MVC; BU 6-6, 0-1
Radio: KNSS, 1330-AM
TV: ESPNU, Ch. 244
WICHITA STATE AT BRADLEY
Pos Wichita St. (10-2, 1-0) Ht Yr Pts Reb
F Aaron Ellis 6-9 Sr. 4.7 4.3
F Graham Hatch 6-4 Sr. 6.8 3.9
C J.T. Durley 6-7 Sr. 11.3 3.5
G Toure Murry 6-4 Jr. 11.8 x-3.8
G David Kyles 6-4 Jr. 13.2 3.4
Bradley (6-6, 0-1)
F Will Egolf 6-9 Jr. 7.0 4.5
C Jordan Prosser 6-9 Fr. 3.7 5.3
G Walt Lemon 6-3 Fr. 8.5 3.1
G Andrew Warren 6-6 Sr. 18.8 5.9
G Dodie Dunson 6-3 Sr. 10.7 x-3.1
Wichita State: The Shockers are coming off their most dominating performance of the season, a 91-57 win over Evansville. The 34-point margin is WSU’s largest since the 1972-73 team defeated West Texas State by 42, 103-61.æ.æ.æ. Murry matched his season and career highs with seven assists against Evansville.æ.æ.æ. Kyles is 11 of 12 from the foul line in his past three games after going 2 for 4 in his first nine.æ.æ.æ. The teams split games last season. The Shockers enjoy more recent success at Carver Arena than most MVC arenas. They won in Peoria during the 2007-08 season, their lone MVC road win. WSU also won there in 2003, 2004 and 2006.
Bradley: Warren is the MVC’s leading scorer. He is 31 of 71 (43.7 percent) from behind the three-point line and 61 of 67 (91 percent) from the free throw line.æ.æ.æ. Sophomore G Dyricus Simms-Edwards made 6 of 8 shots in Wednesday’s game at Indiana State and scored 13 points.æ.æ.æ. Lemon scored 16 points in Bradley’s season-opening win over Texas A&M-Kingsville to become the first freshman to lead the Braves in an opener since Anthony Parker in 1993.æ.æ.æ. Egolf is averaging 11 points and shooting 50 percent in the past four games.æ.æ.æ. Bradley has won four of the past five meetings.
RPIs as of Friday: WSU 45, BU 239