ncaab Game Recap
Wichita State Shockers vs Connecticut Huskies Recap - Wichita State Wins 89-86
Wichita State got 19 points from Jaime Echenique as they ran past Connecticut 89-86 on Sunday at XL Center.
The match was decisive in favor of Wichita State, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.
Wichita State got 16 points from Erik Stevenson and another 16 points from Deante Dennis. Grant Sherfield contributed 4 assists, while Jaime Echenique cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Connecticut got 25 points from Christian Vital in a losing cause and another 16 points from James Bouknight. Alterique Gilbert contributed 3 assists for them, while Josh Carlton had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wichita State were victorious, as the score was 35-31 at the break.
Connecticut had a 43-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Wichita State heads into a battle against Temple. Connecticut, meanwhile, will have their next action against Villanova.