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Shocker Madness: Student-athletes balance school, basketball, life off court

Megan Looper

November 11

Filed under Basketball Guide

At first glance, one might look at the typical student-athlete and be quick to suppose that their entire life is completely consumed by practices, game days, strict dietary guidelines, early morning weight room sessions and s...

Ty Taylor II hopes to make an impact

Jessica Green

November 11

Filed under Basketball Guide

Wichita State always had a spot on freshman basketball player Ty Taylor II’s list when he started considering four-year colleges.“It just made sense to come here,” he said. “It’s close to home, WSU has had a top-5 program t...

Who’s on the record books

November 11

Filed under Basketball Guide

The 2015-16 basketball season will see several records continued and broken for the men’s basketball team. Here’s a breakdown of their standings.Men'sWith 178 three-point field goals made, Baker is currently fifth all-time...

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

November 11

Champions Club provides first-class tickets to games

Savannah Stevenson

November 11

Filed under Basketball Guide

The Champions Club is a fan’s first class ticket to experience men’s Shocker Basketball the way that true fans would appreciate.Located inside Charles Koch Arena, the 3,500-square-foot space dedicated to the Champions Club is utiliz...

How the men will shape up in the MVC

Evan Pflugradt

November 11

Filed under Basketball Guide

The Shockers are coming off a 17-1 conference finish in the Missouri Valley in the 2014-15 season, and are poised for another winning season.Preseason polls have Wichita State to finish at the top of the conference yet again as the team tries to b...

National networks to broadcast 12 Wichita State games

Grant Cohen

November 11

Filed under Basketball Guide

After another successful season that ended with a Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA 2014-15 tournament, the men’s basketball team will have an even brighter light shining on it this season.ESPN is scheduled to produce nine nation...

Fear the wheat: Tips for the crowd at Koch

Team Player Cesar Duran

November 13

Filed under Basketball Guide

This season, Charles Koch Arena will prepare to have its maximum attendance capacity of 10,506 fans pushed to the absolute limit with an ever-changing ocean of energetic, passionate sports fans.The Sunflower asked assistant di...

Tattoos keep players inspired with family and prayers

Team Player

November 13

Filed under Basketball Guide

Tattoos can tell deeply personal stories and some of the men’s basketball players wear their stories on their sleeves.For these men, the tattoos are more than just cool designs — they are symbols of love and respect. Commo...