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Tyson Etienne lifts Wichita State over USF men on late free throws

The Shockers take on the winner of Cincinnati-SMU in a Saturday semifinal.
 
USF forward Michael Durr (4), pictured during a game against Florida College in November, had 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Bulls.
USF forward Michael Durr (4), pictured during a game against Florida College in November, had 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Bulls. [ DIRK SHADD | Times ]
Published March 12, 2021|Updated March 12, 2021

FORT WORTH, Texas — Tyson Etienne scored 20 points and hit a pair of foul shots with 8.9 seconds left to lift the top-seeded Wichita State men’s basketball team to a 68-67 win over ninth seed USF in the American Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Friday.

David Collins was called for a charge on the subsequent possession for the Bulls.

Alterique Gilbert had 12 points and Morris Udeze grabbed 11 rebounds for the Shockers.

Michael Durr had 13 points and 13 rebounds for USF (9-13). Justin Brown added 12 points. Xavier Castaneda had 11 points.

The Shockers take on the winner of Cincinnati-SMU in a Saturday semifinal.