Wichita State turnover-less streak spans more than 26 minutes

April 6, 2013

Wichita State’s Carl Hall lost the ball in the back court against Louisville’s press with 6:45 left in the national semifinal Saturday. Peyton Siva’s steal set up a go-ahead three-pointer by Luke Hancock.

Before that, the Shockers hadn’t turned the ball over since midway through the first half (though they did turn it over five times in their next seven possessions). As any Cinderella wanna-be can attest, protecting the basketball can be a nice formula for success, though Louisville is back in front, 60-58, at the last T.V. timeout.

That’s a pretty good stat, right? (H/T Buzzfeed Sports)


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