Missouri Valley Championship Highlights: Wichita St. 83 – Indiana St. 69


Ron Baker, Tekele CottonST. LOUIS, MO – For the first time in 23 years, a team will enter the NCAA Tournament with a perfect record as Wichita State completed a 34-0 season with an 83-69 victory over Indiana State in the Missouri Valley championship game on Sunday.

The Shockers were paced by Fred VanVleet, who scored 22 points. Tekele Cotton added 20 and Ron Baker had 14 as Wichita State became the first team since UNLV’s 1990-91 team to enter the tournament without a loss. It was also the Shockers first MVC tournament championship since 1987.

Wayne Larrivee and Bill Frieder called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.

(Chadrick Lufile’s layup makes it 23-11 Shockers early)

(Jake Kitchell gets the Sycamores within six)

(Back-to-back threes give Wichita State a 53-43 lead)

(Tekele Cotton hits a three and it’s 62-50)

(Fred VanVleet gets in on the act and the Shockers take an 18-point lead)

(The final call as Wichita State completes a 34-0 season)

(Postgame interview with Wichita State’s Ron Baker)

(Postgame recap from Wayne Larrivee and Bill Frieder)

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