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East Carolina Falls 75-69 to Wichita State - Recap
Wichita State grabbed a 75-69 win over East Carolina on Wednesday, behind a 17-point effort from Erik Stevenson at Charles Koch Arena.
Bettors who backed Wichita State were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -18.5.
Wichita State got 15 points from Jamarius Burton and another 11 points from Tyson Etienne. Erik Stevenson contributed 5 assists, while Erik Stevenson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
East Carolina got 29 points from Jayden Gardner in a losing cause and another 12 points from J.J. Miles. Tristen Newton contributed 5 assists for them, while Jayden Gardner had 10 rebounds.
Wichita State was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Wichita State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-31.
Wichita State heads into a battle against Mississippi. East Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against South Florida.