Dexter Dennis had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead five Wichita State players in double figures as the Shockers defeated Central Florida 87-79 Saturday night at Koch Arena.
Grant Sherfield and Jaime Echenique added 14 points apiece for the Shockers. Erik Stevenson chipped in 11 points, and Trey Wade had 10.
Darin Green Jr. led the Knights with 18 points.
The Shockers will play on the road next Saturday at Tulsa.