No. 2 Wichita State 32-0 after beating Evansville - NBC Sports

No. 2 Wichita State 32-0 after beating Evansville
Wichita State's Cleanthony Early (11) drives against Evansville's Blake Simmons (50) and Duane Gibson (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference men's tournament, Friday, March 7, 2014 in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
March 7, 2014, 3:36 pm

ST. LOUIS (AP) Cleanthony Early and Ron Baker scored 17 points apiece and No. 2 Wichita State dominated on defense with Missouri Valley tournament-record 11 blocked shots, staying perfect for the season with an 80-58 romp over Evansville in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament on Friday.

D.J. Balentine had 31 points with seven 3-pointers for ninth-seeded Evansville (14-19), which lost twice by an average of 15 points to Wichita State (32-0) in the regular season.

Kadeem Coleby had six of the blocks for the Shockers, who are two wins shy of matching the NCAA record of 34 wins in a row by UNLV in 1990-91. UNLV was perfect before losing in the NCAA title game to Duke that season.

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