Hoosiers’ season ends with 73-63 loss to Wichita State in NIT
Wichita State will play in the semifinals at Madison Square Garden, becoming just the sixth team to reach New York after three road wins.
Freshman Dexter Dennis had 17 points and six blocks for Wichita State (22-14), which set a season high for blocks with nine — eight coming in the first half. Samajae Haynes-Jones added 13 points and six rebounds. Jaime Echenique had 11 rebounds for the visitors.
McDuffie became the 13th player in Shocker history to reach 1,500 points.
Indiana led 10-9 with 11:07 remaining in the first half but the Shockers answered with a 15-3 run to take the first double-digit lead of the game. The Hoosiers twice got it within one point in the second half but both times Wichita State hit a 3-pointer on its next possession.