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Shockers clamp down on Dayton 64-58 in NCAA Tournament

Wichita State's Landry Shamet, top, shoots over Dayton's Josh Cunningham (0) during the first half of a first-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 17, 2017, in Indianapolis.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tournament flash: Wichita State can play a little defense, too. Just ask the stunned Flyers.

The Shockers' powerful offense stalled out until the closing minutes, but their defense carried them through to a 64-58 victory over Dayton on Friday night in the South Regional.

Make it 16 straight wins for the Shockers (31-4) , who brought their reputation for piling up the points to Indianapolis, along with the feeling that they'd been slighted by their No. 10 seed.

They made the gritty plays in a game lacking style points.

"It was definitely something a little brand new to ...

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