WICHITA, Kan. Eric Lichaj Jersey . -- Cleanthony Early scored 23 points, including 12 of the 21 Wichita State scored in the second half, to help the fourth-ranked Shockers stay unbeaten with a 57-45 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Tuesday night. Wichita State (22-0, 9-0 Missouri Valley Conference) saw a 22-point second-half lead trimmed to nine in the games final minutes but hung on to extend school records for winning streak and start to a season. The Shockers shot 23 per cent (6 of 26) in the second half. Freshman Milton Doyle scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half for Loyola (8-13, 3-6). The Shockers outrebounded Loyola 44-28. The Shockers tied the 1985-86 Bradley team for the third-longest winning streak by a Missouri Valley team. The top two MVC winning streaks are Cincinnati, 37 from 1961 to 1963, and Indiana State, 33 in 1978-79. The Shockers led 36-18 at halftime with the Ramblers 7 of 25 (28 per cent) from the field and 1 of 9 (11 per cent) from beyond the 3-point line. Consecutive 3-pointers from Ron Baker and Early quickly pushed Wichita States lead to 42-20 early in the second half, but the Shockers went ice cold after that, making only two of their next 18 shots. Doyle, who entered the game averaging 16 points, finally found scoring opportunities after a two-point first half. His 3-pointer pulled Loyola within 43-29 with 13:31 left, but Early quickly countered with a 3-pointer to stem the tide. Doyle scored four points in a six-point run that trimmed Wichita States lead to 48-35 with 6:03 remaining. A 3 by Devon Turk off a Wichita State turnover and Doyles slashing layup 31 seconds later brought the Ramblers within 50-40. The crowd was nervous and then restless after Doyles three-point play with 2:27 left shaved the lead to single digits, 52-43. 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Both teams deserved to win this game. Eric Bledsoe scored a season-high 29 points with eight assists for the Suns, who have lost two straight after a six-game winning streak. Markieff Morris and Goran Dragic had 25 and 21 point, respectively, Durant opened the scoring of the extra session with a pair of free throws 1:24 in, giving Oklahoma City a 130-128 lead. The Suns quickly tied it, but Anthony Morrow hit a 3-pointer and was fouled and converted the free throw to put Oklahoma City up 134-130 with 1:54 left. Andre Roberson came up with two straight offensive rebounds on the Thunders next set, and Durant made two free throws to extend the margin to six. Bledsoe converted a layup, then P.J. Tucker stole the ball from Durant and followed Bledsoes miss for a pputback slam to close the gap. Kellyn Acosta Jersey. Serge Ibaka then missed 3-point try at the other end. Phoenix got a couple of good looks inside in the closing seconds, but another Tucker putback was off. The ball went off Ibaka, however, with 9.5 seconds left. Morris missed a 3-pointer on a third offensive attempt of the possession, and Roberson made 1-of-2 from the line to secure the win. We did a decent job defensively in overtime, we just didnt score, Suns coach Jeff Hornacek said. Morris capped what turned out to be a 13-3 run with a 3-pointer to give the Suns a 126-123 lead late in the fourth quarter, then Durant answered with a trey of his own with 1:24 remaining to tie it. Durant then picked up a long rebound, raced up the court and hit Reggie Jackson, who was fouled and made both free throws to help the Thunder regain the lead. Morris layup at the other end kept the see-saw affair going, then each team missed on their ensuing possessions. Morrows jumper with 1.9 seconds left was off the mark and the game headed to overtime. Oklahoma City led 30-29 after 12 minutes and brought a 64-62 lead into the locker room at half. 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