No. 19 Wichita State routs Drake

Ben Smith netted 18 points on 6-of-12 shooting, pointers as No. 19 Wichita State closed out its regular 58 thumping of Drake at Charles Koch Arena on Saturday.

Garrett Stutz had 15 points and five rebounds, while Toure' Murry contributed 14 points and seven rebounds for the Shockers (26-4, 16-2 MVC) who have won eight straight contests heading into the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.

David Kyles dropped in 13 points and pulled down seven rebounds, while Demetric Williams chipped in with 11 points and five rebounds in the victory.

Ben Simons drained a career-high seven treys en route to a game-high 21 points for the Bulldogs (16-14, 9-9) and Rayvonte Rice finished with 18 points, while Jeremy Jeffers donated 12 points in defeat.