Alcorn State @ Wichita State
Current Records: Alcorn State 0-1; Wichita State 1-0
What to Know
The Wichita State Shockers' homestand continues as they prepare to take on the Alcorn State Braves at 4 p.m. ET Nov. 12 at Charles Koch Arena. Wichita State should still be feeling good after a big win, while Alcorn State will be looking to get back in the win column.
The Shockers made easy work of the Cent. Arkansas Bears on Monday and carried off a 79-55 victory.
Meanwhile, the contest between the Braves and the Ole Miss Rebels on Monday was not particularly close, with Alcorn State falling 73-58. Byron Joshua (15 points) and Keondre Montgomery (14 points) were the top scorers for Alcorn State.
Wichita State is the favorite in this one, with an expected 17.5-point margin of victory. Those taking them against the spread are banking on an outcome similar to that of the team's matchup on Monday, where they covered a 17.5-point spread.
The Shockers' victory brought them up to 1-0 while Alcorn State's loss pulled them down to a reciprocal 0-1. A couple last-season stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Wichita State have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 30.10%, which places them 18th in college basketball. Less enviably, the Braves have only been able to knock down 36.80% percent of their shots, which is the 28th lowest field goal percentage in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked against Alcorn State.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: Charles Koch Arena -- Wichita, Kansas
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $24.00
The Shockers are a big 17.5-point favorite against the Braves, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 17.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Wichita State won the only game these two teams have played in the last eight years.
- Dec 14, 2021 - Wichita State 82 vs. Alcorn State 63