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Shockers top Bradley, make history

Published On: Feb 25 2014 10:26:01 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 26 2014 06:52:31 AM CST
PEORIA, Ill. -

Wichita State made history away from Koch Arena Tuesday night.

With a 69-49 win over Bradley, the Shockers become the first men's college basketball team to reach 30-0 in the regular season.

Ron Baker led the way with 15 points and four of the Shocker scored in double figures to win by 20 points.

The Shockers led by 10 at halftime and never trailed against Bradley.

The win over Bradley capped off a perfect road conference record for the Shockers. 

Wichita State comes back to Wichita on Saturday for a chance to finish the season 31-0.

The last team to finish a regular season unbeaten was Saint Joseph's in 2003-04 at 27-0. The next season, Illinois got to 29-0 before losing its regular-season finale at Ohio State.

NCAA HISTORY – 30-0 or better starts

1990-91                34-0       UNLV (lost in NCAAs)

1978-79                33-0       Indiana State (lost in NCAAs)

1975-76                32-0       Indiana*

1956-57                32-0       North Carolina*

1975-76                31-0       Rutgers (lost in NCAAs)

1974-75                31-0       Indiana (lost in NCAAs)

1967-68                31-0       Houston (Lost in NCAAs)

2013-14                30-0       Wichita State (current)

1971-72                30-0       UCLA*

1966-67                30-0       UCLA*

1963-64                30-0       UCLA*

1972-73                30-0       UCLA*

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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