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Houston 65, Wichita State 54

WICHITA. Kan. - Fabian White scored 14 points as Houston used a balanced offense to beat No. 16 Wichita State 65-54.

Houston (14-4, 4-1 American) built a 49-27 second-half lead and is tied with Tulsa atop the American Athletic Conference standings.

Wichita State (15-3, 3-2 American) lost its second straight game and managed just one player scoring in double figures, Tyson Etienne with 10.

DeJon Jarreau had 12 points and a game-high 10 rebounds for the Cougars, while teammates Marcus Sasser and Quentin Grimes scored 10 each.

The Shockers entered the game averaging 76.1 points, third best in the conference.

Houston led 49-27 after Brison Gresham's dunk with 12:56 remaining. The Shockers got as close as nine twice in the final two minutes before the Cougars sealed the game at the free throw line.

Houston led 35-25 at halftime after holding Wichita State to 4-of-18 shooting inside the 3-point arc.

The Cougars had nine blocked shots and outscored the Shockers 22-12 in the paint.

Associated Press


January 18, 2020

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