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Cancun Challenge - West Virginia Downs Wichita State 75-63 - Match Report
West Virginia got 19 points from Oscar Tshiebwe en route to a 75-63 victory over Wichita State on Wednesday at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.
West Virginia won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -1.0-point spread as favorites.
West Virginia got 13 points from Emmitt Matthews Jr. and another 9 points from Jordan McCabe. Miles McBride contributed 4 assists, while Oscar Tshiebwe cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
Wichita State got a 22-point performance from Erik Stevenson, who was supported by 12 points from Tyson Etienne. Trey Wade had 1 assists in a losing cause for Wichita State, while Jaime Echenique grabbed 11 rebounds.
West Virginia was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
West Virginia had a 45-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, West Virginia takes its act home to face Rhode Island looking for another win. For Wichita State, they head home to face Central Arkansas.