WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Shaquille Morris scored 15 points to lead a balanced scoring effort, and No. 9 Wichita State blew out South Florida 95-57 on Sunday.
Zach Brown had 13 points, and Markis McDuffie scored 12 for Wichita State (13-2, 3-0 American Athletic Conference). Darral Willis scored 11 points.
Morris, Brown and McDuffie were a combined 16 of 19 from the floor, helping the Shockers shoot 62.7 percent.
Malik Martin led South Florida (7-10, 0-4 AAC) with 15 points. David Collins scored 12 points, and Terrence Samuel added 10 for the Bulls.
The Shockers had 48 points off the bench in their largest victory since beating Savannah State 112-66 on Nov. 12.
Morris scored Wichita State’s first seven points of the second half, pushing the lead to 58-22.
Wichita State made 16 of its final 18 shots in the first half to build a 51-20 halftime advantage. The Shockers finished the half 21 of 28 from the floor (75 percent), the best first-half shooting percentage in coach Gregg Marshall’s 11 seasons.
The Bulls had 13 turnovers and eight field goals in the first half.
Wichita State played without starting guard Conner Frankamp, who had a stomach virus.
South Florida: The Bulls got another tough lesson as they rebuild under first-year coach Brian Gregory.
Wichita State: Missing a starter, the Shockers cruised and were able to spread the minutes before playing three of their next four games on the road.
South Florida: The Bulls host No. 19 Cincinnati on Saturday.
Wichita State: The Shockers travel to East Carolina on Thursday.