Wichita State beats Northern Iowa 66-41

Wichita State beats Northern Iowa 66-41
December 30, 2012, 8:39 pm
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Cleanthony Early scored 16 points to lead Wichita State to a 66-41 win over Northern Iowa on Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.

Early was 6 of 11 from the field.

Malcolm Armstead had 14 points, and Demetric Williams and Tekele Cotton had 12 points apiece. Jake White had eight rebounds for the Shockers (12-1).

Wichita State led 30-18 at halftime. Wichita State shot 46 percent from the field for the game, while Northern Iowa shot 32.6 percent. Wichita State also led Northern Iowa in rebounds 40-22.

Jake Koch led the Panthers (7-6) with seven points. Austin Pehl had four rebounds.