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RH: Shockers Force 22 Turnovers With Disruptive Defense

The RoundHouse | 2/22/2024 8:51:00 AM

"First to the floor" is one of many unconventional plays recorded by Wichita State to measure effort and energy. The Shockers coaches and managers do not measure abrasions and soreness caused by floor burns, but that's a category coach Paul Mills is also watching,

On Wednesday, the Shockers dominated those areas, ones that might be hard to quantify and help winning immensely. Wichita State pushed Tulsa out of its comfort zone with its physical defense in a 79-63 win at Koch Arena.

"I told the players before the game this is about thick skin and big hearts," coach Paul Mills said.