Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Ron Baker scored 21 points, Tekele
Cotton added 17 and 12th-ranked Wichita State rolled through DePaul, 90-72, at
a Shocker-friendly Sprint Center.
Cotton also pulled down seven rebounds, as did Cleanthony Early to complement
a 15-point effort for the Shockers (6-0), who shot 60 percent from the field
to stay undefeated on the season.
The rout put Wichita State in the title game of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic
against BYU on Tuesday.
Brandon Young netted 16 points to pace DePaul (3-2), which was coming off a
win at Milwaukee last Tuesday.
The Blue Demons actually led, 16-15, early on and were within one before the
Shockers poured in 16 consecutive points to pull away.
Cotton had seven points during the four-minute surge, including a layup off
the offensive glass to give Wichita State a 38-21 advantage with 5 1/2 minutes
to go in the half.
The Shockers were in front, 52-35, at the break and led by double digits the
entire second half.
Gregg Marshall is 19-0 as a collegiate head coach when his teams score 90 or
more points ... Wichita State's Xavier McDaniel was inducted into the National
Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in Kansas City on Friday ... BYU defeated
Texas, 86-82, prior to Wichita State's win. The Longhorns will play the Blue
Demons on Tuesday.
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