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Indiana State hopes to shock Wichita State in MVC tourney

The quarterfinal round of the 2012 Missouri seeded Indiana State Sycamores take on the tournament's top seed, the Wichita State Shockers, at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.Indiana State advanced to this round after defeating ninth-seeded Southern Illinois on Thursday night, 66-51, improving its overall record to 18-13. It marks the fourth consecutive MVC Tournament win for the Sycamores, who won three games last season as the No. 3 seed in claiming the championship, but they will need to win three more games in this event if they want to successfully defend their crown. Indiana State has now won four of its last six games dating back to the regular season.Wichita State is currently the 15th-ranked team in the country after capturing the MVC regular-season title by going 16-2 in conference (26-4 overall), becoming the league's sixth different regular-season conference champion in the last six years. Though the Shockers have been impressive all season, they are perhaps playing their best ...

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