NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Wichita State was on its way to another Missouri Valley Conference win when it just fell apart down the stretch against Illinois State.
No. 21 Wichita State managed just seven field goals in the second half of a 58-53 loss to the Redbirds on Saturday night.
Illinois State went 22 for 26 at the free-throw line, compared to 9 for 15 for the Shockers. The Redbirds also enjoyed a 46-35 rebounding advantage.