Wichita State Shockers

Blair, Stutz earn MVC All-Bench honors

Wichita State basketball players Gabe Blair and Garrett Stutz were voted to the MVC's All-Bench team in voting released today.

Blair, a junior forward, averaged 6.8 points and 4.9 rebounds. He averaged 21.1 minutes in 28 games as a reserve. Stutz, a sophomore center, averaged 7.2 points and 4.2 rebounds.

Two Shockers — Stutz and Graham Hatch — were voted to the Most Improved team.

Junior Graham Hatch started 31 games and averaged 9.4 points and 3. 8 rebounds. He shot 38.3 percent from three-point range, up from 26.2 percent as a sophomore. Hatch started five games and averaged 3.6 points in 2008-09.

Stutz improved from averages of 4.2 and 2.6 as a freshman.

Both teams are voted on by newspaper beat writers.