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Replica jerseys highlight new basketball merchandise

Team Player Alex Perry

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

Last season may have been the greatest in the history of Wichita State men’s basketball, but hard work happened on and off the court.With the university and the city of Wichita in an adrenaline-fueled basketball frenzy, demand for bas...

Fear the wheat: Tips for the crowd at Koch

Team Player Cesar Duran

November 13, 2013

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, 2013

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...

Harden earns postseason, preseason honors

Head Coach

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

Typically, veterans outshine rookies in the sports industry. Their knowledge and overall experience helps them stand out during games. In the college setting, most freshmen and sophomores see minimum playing time until their ta...

Extra shuttle stops added for home games

Team Player

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

Wichita State basketball fans lost 780 parking spots this season with the construction of the new dormitory off Perimeter Road, pushing patrons farther away from Charles Koch Arena.To compensate, the athletic department worke...

A fan’s guide to basic basketball terminology

Team Player

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

Basketball fans populated Koch Arena long before Wichita State made it anywhere during March Madness, but since last year’s Final Four run, the stands are sure to be even more packed than usual.For those of you who are baske...

The many faces of Wu

The many faces of Wu

November 13, 2013

Women’s team prepares with help of volunteers

Team Player

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

Losing against girls is part of Wichita State student Kamaui Thompson’s job.He is a member of the WSU women’s basketball practice squad.“It’s kind of funny, you never would think a girl could get so aggressive,” Thompson...

Memories of Final Four spur hopeful future successes

Column

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

It’s hard to believe that the men’s basketball team’s run to the Final Four was seven months ago.It seems like only yesterday I was working my old shift at the Andover YMCA and checking on the trash container in front of t...