Scores

Final

N Carolina Cent 57

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Wichita State 71

(1-0, 1-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, November 10, 2012

Charles Koch Arena, Wichita, Kansas

1 2 T
NCCU 18 3957
WICH 36 3571

Top Performers

North Carolina Central: S. Kidd 22 Pts, 9 Reb

Wichita State: C. Hall 17 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

Wichita St. 71, NC Central 57

Associated Press

WICHITA, Kan. -- Carl Hall notched a double-double for Wichita State on Saturday, scoring 17 points and pulling 13 rebounds in a 71-57 victory over North Carolina Central in the season opener for both squads.

Ron Baker, a red-shirt freshman from Scott City, Kan., led the Shockers with 18 points including a 4 for 7 effort from behind the arc. Cleanthony Early scored 10 points and had five rebounds in 22 minutes off the bench.

After Stanton Kidd hit a jump shot with 10:44 remaining in the first half to bring North Carolina Central within a point at 12-11, Wichita State answered back with a 24-7 run to take a 36-18 lead at half time.

Wichita State's biggest lead came at 18:55 in the second half when Hall hit two free throws to put his team up 40-18 but North Carolina Central didn't go away, outscoring the Shockers 39-31 the rest of the way.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NCCU
WICH
Points 57 71
FG Made-Attempted 21-56 (.375) 25-56 (.446)
3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 6-19 (.316)
FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 15-22 (.682)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 22

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