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Cancun Challenge - Wichita State Defeats South Carolina 70-47 - Recap
The battle between Wichita State and South Carolina didnt turn out to be much of a battle at all as South Carolina was handed a 70-47 defeat on Tuesday at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.
Bettors who backed Wichita State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -4.5 at sportsbooks.
Wichita State got 19 points from Erik Stevenson and another 11 points from Trey Wade. Jamarius Burton contributed 5 assists, while Erik Stevenson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
South Carolina got a 12-point performance from Maik Kotsar, who was supported by 7 points from Jermaine Couisnard. Maik Kotsar had 3 assists in a losing cause for South Carolina, while Wildens Leveque grabbed 8 rebounds.
Wichita State led at halftime, 41-23.
Wichita State had a 39-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Wichita State heads into a battle against Central Arkansas. South Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against George Washington.