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Undefeated Wichita St. runs past Davidson

Published December 29, 2013 11:13 pm

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Wichita, Kan. • Cleanthony Early had 24 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 10 Wichita State extend the best start in school history with an 81-70 victory over Davidson on Sunday.

Ron Baker had 15 points for Wichita State (13-0) while Darius Carter scored 13 and Tekele Cotton added 10.

Tyler Kalinoski had 17 points for Davidson (4-9), while Tom Droney added 12 and De'Mon Brooks scored 10.

Wichita State was able to salt away the victory at the free throw-line. The Shockers were 28 of 41 on free throws while Davidson was just 11 of 16. Three Wildcats fouled out.

Wichita State also had a significant advantage in points off turnovers, converting Davidson's 15 turnovers into 18 points. The Shockers had nine turnovers, which the Wildcats turned into seven points.

No. 12 Oregon 97, Morgan St. 76 • In Eugene, Ore., Joseph Young scored 24 points and Oregon continued its best start in eight seasons.

Richard Amardi had a season-high 16 points in his first start of the season, and Damyean Dotson scored 15 points for the Ducks (12-0), who are off to their best start since going 13-0 in 2006-07.

Justin Black scored 22 points for the Bears (3-9).