(WSU) Wichita State held off several comeback attempts from Temple to record its first-ever win in the American Athletic Conference Championship tournament. The Shockers defeated the Owls, 89-81, in the quarterfinals Friday night.
Landry Shamet collected his seventh 20-point game of the season with a team-high 24 points. Rashard Kelly added a career-high 16 points and Austin Reaves scored all 13 of his points after halftime to round out the Shocker scoring leaders. Wichita State advanced to the American Athletic Conference Championship semifinals and will face Houston 2:30 p.m. on CBS.