January 12th, 2018
Written by Greg Rahe
(espn/ap) Rauno Nurger scored 14 points and fifth-ranked Wichita State shook off a slow start to roll past East Carolina 95-60 on Thursday night. Shaquille Morris added 12 points for the Shockers, who improved to 4-0 in their first season in the American Athletic Conference. Wichita State trailed 14-9 early after a 3-for-12 shooting start, but the Shockers quickly settled in to take complete control. Wichita State went ahead for good on a 15-0 run, part of a 36-9 avalanche to close the first half. The Shockers play at Tulsa Saturday.