Memphis Tigers (20-7, 10-4 AAC) at Wichita State Shockers (14-12, 7-7 AAC)
Wichita, Kansas; Thursday, 7:00pm EST
BOTTOM LINE: Wichita State faces the Memphis Tigers after Jaykwon Walton scored 21 points in Wichita State’s 79-65 win over the Temple Owls.
The Shockers went 7-8 at home. Wichita State is eighth in the AAC scoring 70.0 points while shooting 43.8% from the field.
The Tigers went 10-4 against their AAC opponents. Memphis tops the AAC scoring 15.7 fast break points per game.
TOP PERFORMERS: Walton averages 1.5 3-pointers per game for the Shockers, scoring 14.4 points while shooting 39.3% from beyond the arc. Craig Porter Jr. is averaging 12.7 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.6 blocks in his last 10 games for Wichita State.
DeAndre Williams is averaging 17.3 points and 7.9 rebounds for the Tigers. Kendric Davis averaged 21.0 points in his last 10 games for Memphis.
LAST 10 GAMES: Shockers: 6-4, averaging 78.1 points, 33.2 rebounds, 15.6 assists, 6.4 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 76.4 points per game.
Tigers: 8-2, averaging 80.5 points, 31.9 rebounds, 15.5 assists, 7.5 steals and 3.1 blocks per game on 49.9% shooting from the field. Their opponents are averaging 74.0 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.