Dennis hit 8 of 10 shots, including 4 of 6 on 3-pointers, while Etienne shot 7 of 9, including 6 of 8 from the arc. The Shockers made 13 of 24 3-point tries for 54%, better than the 48% they shot overall and nearly matching the 55% they shot at the free-throw line (11 of 20).
The Shockers' 30-point halftime lead (50-20) tied for the fifth-largest in program history.
Christion Thompson had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Green Wave (10-15, 2-11), who have now lost nine consecutive games. Jordan Walker added 14 points. Teshaun Hightower had 10 points. The Green Wave shot 34.5 percent and made only 2 of 18 from the 3-point line.
Wichita State plays South Florida at home on Thursday. Tulane plays SMU at home on Wednesday.
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