CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Samajae Haynes-Jones tallied 10 points and 10 rebounds to carry Wichita State to a 63-55 win over Clemson in the second round of the NIT on Sunday.
Wichita State meets Temple in AAC quarters
Wichita State (18-13, 11-8) vs. No. 3 seed Temple (23-8, 13-5)
American Athletic Conference Tournament Quarterfinals, FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
ECU faces Wichita State in AAC tourney
No. 11 seed East Carolina (10-20, 3-15) vs. No. 6 seed Wichita State (17-13, 10-8)
American Athletic Conference Tournament First Round, FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Thursday, 9 p.m....
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dexter Dennis' buzzer-beating 3-pointer lifted Wichita State to an 82-79 win over Tulane on Saturday night, leaving the Green Wave winless in American Athletic Conference...
Tulane looks to end streak vs Wichita State
Wichita State (16-13, 9-8) vs. Tulane (4-25, 0-17)
Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse, New Orleans; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Wichita State looks to extend Tulane's...
Wichita State looks to sweep ECU
East Carolina (10-18, 3-13) vs. Wichita State (15-13, 8-8)
Charles Koch Arena, Wichita, Kansas; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: East Carolina seeks revenge on Wichita State after...
Wichita State looks to sweep SMU
Wichita State (14-13, 7-8) vs. SMU (13-14, 5-10)
Moody Coliseum, Dallas; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Wichita State goes for the season sweep over SMU after winning the previous...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Samajae Haynes-Jones scored 20 points and hit a jumper at the buzzer as Wichita State erased a 10-point deficit and beat Connecticut 65-63 on Thursday night.
Connecticut looks to end streak vs Wichita State
Connecticut (13-14, 4-10) vs. Wichita State (13-13, 6-8)
Charles Koch Arena, Wichita, Kansas; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Wichita State looks to extend Connecticut's conference...
Dennis scores 18 to lead Wichita St. past Tulsa 81-60
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Dexter Dennis had 18 points and eight rebounds as Wichita State routed Tulsa 81-60 on Wednesday night.
McDuffie scores 25 to lead Wichita St. past Tulane 77-62
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Markis McDuffie had 25 points as Wichita State defeated Tulane 77-62 on Saturday night.
Erik Stevenson had 13 points for Wichita State (12-11, 5-6 American Athletic Conference), which won its fourth consecutive game. Samajae Haynes-Jones added 12 points.
Caleb Daniels had 17 points for the Green Wave (4-18, 0-10), whose losing streak stretched to 12 games. Connor Crabtree added 17 points. Samir Sehic had 11 points.
Wichita State rolls past East Carolina 65-49
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Samajae Haynes-Jones scored 18 points as Wichita State beat East Carolina 65-49 on Wednesday night to notch its third-straight win.
Haynes-Jones was 7 of 9 from the field including two from distance for the Shockers (11-11, 4-6 American Athletic Conference). Markis McDuffie added 14 points, Jaime Echenique had 10 rebounds in addition to his eight points and Asbjorn Midtgaard led the team with 11 rebounds.
Haynes-Jones gives Wichita State dramatic win over SMU
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Samajae Haynes-Jones scored 17 points and hit a dramatic layup with a second remaining to lift Wichita State to an 85-83 victory over SMU on Wednesday night.
Alston, Temple rally late to beat Wichita St 85-81 in OT
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. scored 22 points, Nate Pierre-Louis added 21 and Temple rallied to beat Wichita State 85-81 in overtime Sunday in its American Athletic Conference home debut.
Pierre-Louis made the go-ahead layup (78-76) with 2:39 left in overtime and Temple (11-3, 1-1) led the rest of the way.
Memphis gives Hardaway a win in league-opening debut
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kyvon Davenport scored 25 points in 26 minutes off the bench and Memphis defeated Wichita State 85-74 to give head coach Penny Hardaway his first American Athletic Conference victory in both teams' league opener Thursday night.
Davenport, who averages 14.5 points a game, was 7-of-11 shooting, including two 3-pointers, 9 of 11 from the line and had five rebounds for the Tigers (9-5), who shot 50 percent and made 25 of 31 free throws to 6 of 6 for the Shockers (7-6).
Wichita St. holds off Southern Miss behind McDuffie
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Markis McDuffie and Jaime Echenique each scored 17 points and Wichita State fought off Southern Mississippi for a 63-60 win on Saturday.
Dominic Magee's layup with 53 seconds remaining put Southern Miss on top 61-60 before Echenique threw down a dunk 17 seconds later.
Wichita State holds Jacksonville St. at bay with 69-65 win
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Samajae Haynes-Jones scored 17 points and Markis McDuffie made the go-ahead jumper with 4:31 left and Wichita State beat Jacksonville State 69-65 on Wednesday night.
Wichita State build big early lead, holds off Baylor 71-63
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — There was misery Saturday night for Baylor coach Scott Drew as his team struggled to reach double-figure scoring before halftime at Wichita State.
The Shockers built a 44-15 halftime lead, and Samajae Haynes-Jones finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds as Wichita State held on to defeat Baylor 71-63 despite letting a 33-point lead get cut to five.
It was one of the 10 largest halftime leads for Wichita State in 40 seasons.
No. 11 Wichita State beats Arkansas State 89-80
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — As No. 11 Wichita State went to the locker room for halftime Tuesday night, there were some dumbfounded looks. The Shockers had just allowed at least 50 first-half points for the third straight home game and trailed Arkansas State.
No. 8 Wichita State blows out Savannah State 112-66
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Facing an opponent that can look like a blur, Wichita State guard Samajae Haynes-Jones was pretty sure he would feel at home Tuesday night.
The quickest Shocker took full advantage, coming off the bench for 31 points to lead No. 8 Wichita State past Savannah State 112-66.
Jones, a junior college transfer, scored 30 points in his first five games this season combined.
"It was just a lot of transition," Haynes-Jones said. "It was fast out there. I enjoyed it."