WICHITA. Kan. (AP) — Fabian White scored 14 points as Houston used a balanced offense to beat No. 16 Wichita State 65-54 on Saturday.
Houston (14-4, 4-1 American) built a 49-27 second-half lead and is tied with Tulsa atop the American Athletic Conference standings.
Wichita State (15-3, 3-2 American) lost its second straight game and managed just one player scoring in double figures, Tyson Etienne with 10.
DeJon Jarreau had 12 points and a game-high 10 rebounds for the Cougars, while teammates Marcus Sasser and Quentin Grimes scored 10 each.
The Shockers entered the game averaging 76.