Indiana State defeats Wichita State 61-54
ST. LOUIS (AP)—Myles Walker scored a career-high 14 points to lead No. 3-seeded Indiana State to a 61-54 win over second-seeded Wichita State in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday.
Indiana State (19-13) will face top-seeded Missouri State (25-7) in the championship game Sunday.
The Sycamores will be making their fourth appearance in the league championship game and first since 2001. They won titles in 1979 and 2001.
J.T. Durley led the Shockers (24-8) with 18 points and 11 rebounds. David Kyles added 10 points for Wichita State.
Jake Odum scored 12 points for Indiana State, which lost twice to Wichita State during the regular season.
The Sycamores used a 33-13 run in the second half to erase a 30-22 deficit.