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College basketball: No. 6 Wichita State rallies to beat California 92-82

College basketball: No. 6 Wichita State rallies to beat California 92-82

Wichita State’s players looked stunned against California’s defensive pressure, throwing errant passes easily picked off, casting up rushed shots as their deficit climbed.

The Final Four? The Shockers didn’t look like they could get out of the first round in Maui.

With one necessary, tactical switch, Wichita State looked more like one of the nation’s best teams over the final 15 minutes, leaving the Bears wondering what happened.

Forced into a full-court press to lengthen the game, No. 6 Wichita State hit the Bears with a barrage of traps and layups to turn an 18-point deficit in a wild, 92-82 victory on Monday at the Maui Invitational.

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