Wichita State advances in NCAA Tournament

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Behind a stout defensive performance No. 10 Wichita State held off No. 7 Dayton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 64-58.

The Shockers advance to the second round where they will play Kentucky.

With the win, Wichita State (31-4) is one of only five schools (Gonzaga, Kansas, North Carolina and Oregon) to have won an NCAA Tournament game in each of the last five tournaments.