Wichita State routs Oklahoma Baptist 73-29
- Associated Press
- November 2, 2013 - 9:30 PM
WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita State newcomer Kadeem Coleby had 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting to help the No. 16 Shockers rout Oklahoma Baptist 73-29 in an exhibition game Saturday night.
Coleby averaged 9.6 points and 4.9 rebounds two years ago for Louisiana-Lafayette.
Cleanthony Early added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Shockers.
Cale Jackson led the Bison with eight points.
Wichita State, playing at Koch Arena for the first time since advancing to the Final Four, dominated with defense. Oklahoma Baptist, ranked second in the NAIA coaches' poll, was 1 of 18 in the first half and trailed 31-8 at halftime. The Shockers ended the half on an 18-4 run ignited by Ron Baker's 3-pointer and highlighted by Coleby's consecutive dunks.
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