Wichita State dominates North Dakota State 69-57
WICHITA, Kan. (AP)—Toure Murry scored 15 points to lead Wichita State to a 69-57 victory over North Dakota State on Monday night.
The Shockers (11-1) received 10 points each from Gabe Blair and Clevin Hannah.
The Bison (4-7) were led by Michael Tveidt’s 14 points.
Graham Hatch scored six points in an 8-2 Wichita State run to start the second half, pushing the Shockers’ lead to 43-22. North Dakota State’s best stretch came late in the game, a 12-0 run that included Josh Vaughan’s 3-pointer and cut it to 66-55 with 2:39 left.
Wichita State took control early, scoring the first 13 points, seven coming from J.T. Durley. North Dakota State did not score until Tveidt hit a baseline jumper with 13:40 remaining in the half. The Shockers led by as many as 18 in the first half and maintained a 35-20 advantage at halftime.