Wichita State Shockers

Wichita State-Indiana State scouting report

When: 6:05 tonight

Where: Hulman Center, Terre Haute, Ind.

Records: WSU 18-4, 9-2 MVC: ISU 12-10, 7-4

Radio: KNSS, 1330-AM

TV: Cox 22

Pos Wichita St. (18-4, 9-2) Ht Yr Pts Reb

F Gabe Blair 6-8 Sr. 6.5 6.0

F Graham Hatch 6-4 Sr. 5.4 2.7

C J.T. Durley 6-7 Sr. 11.9 4.6

G Toure Murry 6-4 Jr. 9.7 x-3.7

G David Kyles 6-4 Jr. 11.1 x-1.6

Indiana St. (12-10, 7-4)

F Carl Richard 6-5 Jr. 10.7 7.4

F Myles Walker 6-8 Jr. 6.2 5.3

G Jake Odum 6-4 Fr. 7.8 x-4.0

G Jake Kelly 6-6 Sr. 9.2 x-2.9

G Aaron Carter 6-4 Sr. 8.3 2.9


Wichita State: F Ben Smith is coming off a career-high 16 points in Saturday's win over Bradley. He made all six of his shots, four from three-point range. In the triple-overtime win over Indiana State on Jan. 22, Smith started but didn't score until the second overtime. His three in the third overtime gave WSU the lead for good, 86-83. Smith is 8 for 10 from three-point range in his past four games.... Kyles went 1 for 8 from three-point range against Bradley, which didn't cause coach Gregg Marshall to ask him to pass up shots. "If I've got a shooter I believe in, I don't try to limit that," he said. "The last thing I want is a good shooter, in a big game, not feeling like he has my backing."

Indiana State: A three-game losing streak dropped the Sycamores from No. 86 in the RPI to No. 115, costing WSU a chance for its first win against a top-100 opponent.... Carter led the Sycamores with 16 points, making 3 of 7 threes, in the earlier meeting. Creighton held Carter to one point in Saturday's game, an 83-69 Bluejays win in Omaha. He missed all six of his three-pointers.... Odum scored a career-high 22 points at Creighton, 10 coming at the foul line. The Sycamores lead the MVC in three-point shooting, making 37.7 percent. They are also No. 1 in defending the three, holding opponents to 31.7 percent. WSU made 3 of 23 three-pointers in the first meeting.

RPIs as of Monday: WSU 49, ISU 115.