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Courtesy: Wichita State
MBB: Shockers Edge VCU in Thriller, 53-51
Courtesy:Wichita State
Release:11/13/2012
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RICHMOND, Va.- The Shocker men's basketball team defeated VCU, 53-51, on a game-winning jumper from Malcolm Armstead with 3.8 seconds remaining in the game on Tuesday night at the Stuart Siegel Center.

Senior Carl Hall recorded his second double-double in two games for Wichita State (2-0, 0-0) with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Cleanthony Early added 13 points and Armstead had 11.

Juvonte Reddic led VCU (1-1, 0-0) with 22 points and 10 rebounds.

The Shockers held the Rams to a 34.7 shooting percentage for the game and dominated the paint, outscoring their opponent 30-12 in the lane.  

In a low-scoring contest that went back-and-forth all night, Darius Theus hit a 3-pointer for VCU that tied the game at 51 with 26.6 seconds to play. Armstead then nailed a long two-pointer that eventually won the game for Wichita State.

The Shockers return home on Thursday, Nov. 15 for a game against Western Carolina. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at Charles Koch Arena.

-WICHITA STATE-


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