Baker leads Wichita State to 84-51 rout of Indiana State
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Ron Baker scored 14 points and Wichita State rolled over Indiana State 84-51 on Sunday.
Baker had five rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots. Shaquille Morris, Zach Brown and Markis McDuffie all finished with 11 points for the Shockers (21-7, 14-2 Missouri Valley), who have won four of five and clinched the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament.
Indiana State (13-15, 7-9) was led by Brenton Scott with 14 points, and Devonte Brown added 11. The Sycamores shot 31 percent, including 5 of 26 (19 percent) from beyond the arc, and have lost five straight.
The game was tied at seven after 4 minutes, but Wichita State took over from there. A 15-4 run made it 22-11 and the Shockers led 44-26 at the break. Wichita State opened the second half with a 10-2 run and the rout was on.