Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • WICH 50.0
    • 35.6 GONZ
  • Three Point %

    • WICH 50.0
    • 34.8 GONZ
  • Turnovers

    • WICH 15
    • 13 GONZ
  • Rebounds

    • WICH 33
    • 42 GONZ

Game Information

Coverage: TNT
Vivint Smart Home Arena
  • Salt Lake City, Utah 84199
Attendance: 16,060
Referees: John Higgins, Brian Dorsey, John Gaffney
3/24/2013 Associated Press

Wichita State shocks top-seeded Gonzaga

Cleanthony Early and Ron Baker scored 16 points apiece and Wichita State hit a season-high 14 3-pointers, including seven straight late, to knock the top-ranked and No. 1 seeded Bulldogs out of the NCAA tournament 76-70 on Saturday.

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Game Flow

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Shot Chart

Research Notes

  • Gonzaga's defense limited Southern to 16.7 percent (1-6) shooting in the final five minutes of its second round win Thursday. The Bulldogs were unable to close out Saturday's game, allowing 19 Wichita State points in the final five minutes.

  • Wichita State trailed Gonzaga 58-51 before Tekele Cotton made a 3-point field goal with 6:05 remaining in the game Saturday. The Shockers closed the game on a 25-12 run to pull the upset, and were 6-for-6 outside the paint. Gonzaga was 4-for-12 over the final 6:05, including 2-for-8 outside the paint.

  • Wichita State will be the 5th 9 Seed to play in the Sweet 16 since the field expanded to 64 teams in 1985.

  • Wichita State is the 2nd Missouri Valley team to defeat a No. 1 seed. The other was Northern Iowa over Kansas in 2010.

  • Gonzaga is the 5th AP No. 1 team to lose in the Round of 32 since 1985. No AP No. 1 team has lost in the Round of 64.


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