Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 3/21/13
SALT LAKE CITY Senior Malcolm Armstead took out loans cover his tuition at Wichita State last year because the program was a scholarship short when he transferred from Oregon, and he took work at an automobile dealership to help pay them off. Delivering cars. Changing the oil. Handling mechanical issues. He did it for days like Thursday. Armstead had 22 points, making all nine of his free-throw attempts, and added five assists to lift ninth-seeded Wichita State to a lopsided 73-55 over Pitt in a second-round NCAA West subregional game at Energy Solutions Arena. Its worth it. I made it to the tourney. We won our first game. But Im not satisfied, Armstead said. The Shockers (27-8) advanced to a second-round game against top-ranked Gonzaga with a victory that helped erase the sting of their 62-59 loss to Virginia Commonwealth as a No. 5 seed in a second-round game last year. Wichita State coaches knew what they had in Armstead, a two-year starter for Oregon who moved after a coac...
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