A nine straight home game winning streak on the line for the Bears.
In the first half, it's Shockers Darius Carter with the inside move. That ties it at 15.
Then, the rest of the half the Bears went on an offensive tear. It's the dish to Tyler McCullough with authority, pumping the crowd up. Ten point Bears lead.
MSU hitting the long range shots as Marcus Marshall, with the three. That makes it 40-24.
Before the half, it's Jarmar Gulley off the nice feed. 42-24 MSU
But with seconds to play in regulation Fred Vanvleet with a chance to win it misses the free throw and Dorrian Williams the other way. Last second shot comes up short.
In overtime, Vanvleet wouldn't make the same mistake
That free throw helps Wichita State survive 72-69 the final.
"Well, I am dissapointed for them. It hurts cause they played. We have come a long way since last year and have been pretty consistent at times this year," said Bears coach Paul Lusk.
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