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NCAA Game Summary - NC Central at Wichita State



(Sunday, December 22nd)

Final Score: (11) Wichita State 77, NC Central 66

Wichita, KS (SportsNetwork.com) - Darius Carter scored a career-high 19 points to help the 11th-ranked Wichita State Shockers stay unbeaten with a 77-66 win over NC Central from Charles Koch Arena.

Cleanthony Early totaled 16 points and 10 rebounds for Wichita State (12-0), which is off to its best start in school history. Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet netted 15 and 14 points, respectively, with VanVleet adding eight assists.

The loss spoiled a career-best 37 points from NC Central senior Jeremy Ingram, who shot 7-of-13 from beyond the arc. Emanuel Chapman had nine assists in the setback for the Eagles (7-3).

Early and Carter combined to score the first 16 points for Wichita State. Leading 16-14, VanVleet then canned a 3 and Baker scored five straight, but the Eagles kept it tight at 24-19.

The Shockers began to pull away late in the first half, when Baker's triple sparked a 15-0 run. WSU led comfortably by 16 points at halftime.

Ingram converted a four-point play which Alfonzo Houston followed with a layup to open the second half and pull NC Central within 10 points at 40-30.

Ingram went on to score 27 in the second half, but it wasn't enough.

Game Notes

Wichita State has a week off before hosting Davidson on Dec. 29 ... The Shockers won the rebounding margin 37-22 and improved to 89-16 when outrebounding opponents under coach Gregg Marshall.

12/22 22:22:21 ET

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Local
Final
NOR 3
DUR 2
 
Final
TOR 2
ATL 5
Final
DET 9
CWS 1
Final
NYM 7
MIA 6
Final
TAM 3
NYY 5
Final
BOS 3
BAL 8
Final
PIT 5
MIL 2
Final
WAS 4
PHI 1
Final
MIN 7
CLE 2
Final
HOU 4
ANA 3
Final
KAN 4
OAK 2
Final
CHC 2
SDP 5
Final
SFG 1
ARI 5
Final
LOS 7
COL 0
Final
SEA 11
TEX 10
4th
STL 1
CIN 1
 
Final
CLE 113
BOS 100
Final
ATL 99
BRK 92
2nd
MEM 46
POR 35
 
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
SAN
Final
NYI 2
WAS 1
Final
CHI 4
NAS 2
2nd Intermission
OTT 1
MON 0
 
10:00pm Tonight
CAL
VAN
Final
NOR 3
DUR 2