McDuffie scores 21 to lift Wichita St. over Indiana


March 27, 2019 - 10:27 AM

Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall looks on during action against Connecticut at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn., on January 26. Brad Horrigan/Hartford Courant/TNS

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Markis McDuffie had 21 points as Wichita State got past Indiana 73-63 in the quarterfinals of the NIT on Tuesday night.

Wichita State will play in the semifinals at Madison Square Garden, becoming just the sixth team to reach New York after three road wins.

Freshman Dexter Dennis had 17 points and six blocks for Wichita State (22-14), which set a season-high for blocks with nine — eight coming in the first half. Samajae Haynes-Jones added 13 points and six rebounds. Jaime Echenique had 11 rebounds for the visitors.

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