COL BKB: Wichita State 82, Northern Iowa 73

Feb. 9, 2014 at 12:15 AM

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Tekele Cotton led a balanced attack with 18 points Saturday and second-ranked Wichita State stayed undefeated with an 82-73 victory over Northern Iowa.

Cleanthony Early netted 16 points, Darius Carter added 15 in a reserve role and Fred VanVleet supplied 14 with seven rebounds and four assists for the Shockers (25-0, 12-0 MVC).

Ron Baker contributed 12 points and six assists as Wichita State extended the second-longest winning streak in Missouri Valley Conference history, trailing only Indiana State's 33-gamer in 1978-79.

The Panthers (11-13, 5-7) were paced by Matt Bohannon with 17 points.

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