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No. 16 Wichita State survives rebounding deficit to beat Redbirds

WICHITA, Kan. Shaq Morris and Evan Wessel know how to make dramatic returns. Morris didn't play Wednesday at Drake because of poor practice habits and he was called a distraction. Evan Wessel played a few seconds, limited by a sprained ankle. Both returned on Sunday and the 16th-ranked Shockers needed both of them to hold off Illinois State 70-62 at Koch Arena. Morris scored nine points, all in the second half. Wessel returned to the starting lineup and produced all his typical hustle plays to finish with three points, three rebounds, four assists and three steals. WSU (12-2, 2-0 Missouri Valley Conference) was out-rebounded for the second straight game, 32-27. Illinois State (8-6,...

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