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Wichita State defeats Texas Southern

Wichita State defeated Texas Southern at Charles Koch Arena on Thursday night. Jaron Pierre Jr. led the way, putting up 18 points.

Wichita State defeated Texas Southern by a score of 65-56 at Charles Koch Arena on Thursday night. They went into halftime with a 32-22 lead and were able to hold off the Tigers for the final 20 minutes.

Jaron Pierre Jr. led the way for Wichita State, putting up 18 points. As a team, the Shockers shot 45% from the field, 14% from behind the arc, and 72% from the free throw line. The advanced stats told a similar story, as the team put up 0.92 points per possession on 50% true shooting.

Davon Barnes recorded 16 points and nine rebounds, and Joirdon Karl Nicholas added another 12 points to lead Texas Southern. As a team, the Tigers struggled to get things going offensively, scoring just 0.79 points per possession on 32% shooting from the field. It was a tough day from three-point range. The team’s shooters combined to go just 4-of-17 from deep.

Wichita State’s record improved to 7-5 with the win. It plays next on December 29 in a matchup with Central Florida. On the other side,Texas Southern fell to 3-9 with the loss. Its next chance at a win is on Dec. 30 against Huston-Tillotson.

This content was produced using Artificial Intelligence technology before being approved and published by HBCU Gameday. Sam Quick is a moniker for our AI technology and is not an actual person.

Wichita State defeats Texas Southern
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