KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- — Craig Porter Jr. scored 14 points as Wichita State beat Grand Canyon 55-43 on Monday.
Porter added 10 rebounds and four blocks for the Shockers (3-1). Xavier Bell scored 14 points while shooting 5 for 10 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line. Jaykwon Walton finished 5 of 9 from the floor to finish with 10 points.
Wichita State led Grand Canyon 30-24 at the half, with Porter (nine points) its high scorer before the break. Wichita State outscored Grand Canyon in the second half by six points, with Bell scoring a team-high 12 points.
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