Wichita State stumbles in season opener

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Wichita State lost to Louisiana Tech 71-58 on Tuesday, it snapped a 22-game win streak in home openers for the Shockers. 

WSU freshman guard Erik Stevenson led the Shockers in scoring with 16. 

The Shockers had an all-around poor shooting night against the Bulldogs. WSU shot 37% overall, 28% from three, and 11-of-26 at the free throw line. 

Markis McDuffie and Samajae Haynes-Jones had a combined 15 points on 5-24 shooting. 

WSU plays Providence on Friday in the Veterans Classic.