Wichita State vs East Carolina live stream. Wichita State vs. East Carolina, 1-11-2018 – Pick and Prediction, Wichita State vs. East Carolina Preview and Predictions online.
Fifth-ranked Wichita State travels to East Carolina on Thursday night to play at Minges Coliseum. The Shockers have compiled five straight wins and has so far dominated in their inaugural season in the American Athletic Conference. The Pirates have lost three of their last four games. This contest will be broadcast on ESPN2. Shockers have biggest victory yet in AAC action, smacking down USF Wichita State had no problem against South Florida on Sunday, decimating them by a 95-57 decision. The Shockers were a massive 29-point favorite and that was never in doubt after they stormed to a 31-point lead at halftime.
The Shockers, who are tied for first place with 13th-ranked Cincinnati, have hit the ground running in conference play, opening with a 10-point victory at Connecticut (72-62) and then cruising to easy home wins over Houston (81-63) and South Florida (95-57). During the AAC’s coaches’ conference call on Monday, USF coach Brian Gregory said Wichita State is “as good of a team as there probably is in the country” while Houston coach Kelvin Sampson added, “Wichita State completely change.
If East Carolina wants to make this a competitive game, their offense is going to have to step things up. They score nearly 20 less points per game than Wichita State (65.7 ppg). They hit that average at Connecticut and it wasn’t enough, falling 70-65. Their defense was solid in holding the home team to 41.7 percent shooting and making just 2-of-16 from downtown. However, ECU hit just 5-of-20 from behind the arc and they turned it over 19 times. Another issue were the free throws with the Huskies being able to capitalize, making 18-of-23 attempts compared.