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Wichita State Fifth

Fred Van Vleet and Wichita State crack the top five in the national rankings.
ROCKFORD-Rockford native Fred Van Vleet and the Wichita State Shockers have cracked the top five of the national rankings in college basketball. They're fifth this week with a 17-0 record. The Shockers trail Arizona, Syracuse, Wisconsin and Michigan State.

The Shockers survived a scare Saturday night when they needed overtime to  defeat Missouri State. In that game Van Vleet had 16 points, four assists, and two steals. He had only two turnovers in 43 minutes of action. For the season Van Vleet is average 12.2 points and 5.4 assists per game.

The Shockers next game will be Tuesday night when they host Bradley.
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