Men’s basketball • Evansville loses 80-58 to unbeaten Wichita State
Published: March 8, 2014 04:05PM
Updated: March 7, 2014 10:17PM

St. Louis • Cleanthony Early and Ron Baker scored 17 points apiece and No. 2 Wichita State set a Missouri Valley tournament record with 11 blocked shots, staying perfect for the season with an 80-58 romp over Evansville in the quarterfinals Friday.

D.J. Balentine had 31 points with seven 3-pointers for ninth-seeded Evansville (14-19), which lost twice by an average of 15 points to Wichita State (32-0) in the regular season.