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Wichita State Downs Memphis 76-67 - Match Report
Wichita State got 16 points from Jamarius Burton en route to a 76-67 victory over Memphis on Thursday at Charles Koch Arena.
Bettors who backed Wichita State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -5.5 at sportsbooks.
Erik Stevenson had 12 points for Wichita State and Tyson Etienne chipped in with 11 points. Jamarius Burton had 3 assists for them, while Deante Dennis was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Memphis got 22 points from Precious Achiuwa in a losing cause and another 17 points from Tyler Harris. Alex Lomax contributed 4 assists for them, while Precious Achiuwa had 12 rebounds.
Wichita State led at halftime, $HalfScore.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-40.
Wichita State heads into a battle against Connecticut. Memphis, meanwhile, will have their next action against South Florida.