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WSU splits weekend road trip

Sports Reporter

February 2, 2015

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Wichita State women’s basketball team moved to 17-4 after winning and losing one game over the weekend.The Shockers spent the weekend on a road trip playing key conference games midway through the season.The weekend began ...

Shockers outrun Salukis

Sports Reporter

January 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Quiet bark, weaker bite.The Wichita State women’s basketball team defeated the Southern Illinois Salukis 80-61 Sunday afternoon.The Shockers built their lead early, starting the game on a 16-5 run.The Salukis had five turnovers in the ...

Women’s basketball charging onward

Staff Reporter

January 21, 2015

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Since a close defeat to the No. 6 ranked Tennessee Volunteers on Dec. 16, the Wichita State women’s basketball team has been on a winning streak.Overall, the team has a 14-3 record going into their 7 p.m. game against Illinois ...

Player to watch for Shockers

Staff Reporter

December 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports, Women's Basketball

She is a 5-foot-10 junior guard from Branson, Mo. and a player to continue watching this women’s Shocker basketball season.Wichita State women’s basketball head coach Jody Adams, senior guards Jamillah Bonner and Alex Harden ...

Women’s basketball goes 2-1 in tournament

Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Wichita State (4-2) defeated the Clemson Tigers (3-4) Saturday afternoon 63-48 in the final day of the Paradise Jam tournament in the Virgin Islands.After losing the first game of the Paradise Jam to Florida Gulf Coast on Thursday...

Shockers outlast Mavericks

Sports Reporter

November 24, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Wichita State women’s basketball team beat the University of Texas-Arlington Mavericks, 71-61 Saturday. It was close throughout, but Jamillah Bonner’s double-double helped the Shockers prevail in the end.15:00 left in fi...

Shockers beat former conference rival Creighton

Sports Reporter

November 17, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Just as a ship captain navigates calm waters with the same focus as he navigates rough seas, Wichita State senior guard Alex Harden navigated WSU to a 65-56 win over the Creighton Bluejays at Charles Koch Arena Saturday afternoon.H...

Alex Harden chases Shocker history books

Sports Editor

November 12, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Senior guard Alex Harden might be putting her stamp on Shocker basketball history by the end of this year.She already has two Missouri Valley Conference tournament MVP awards, two All-MVC first team awards and two MVC All-Defensive...

Adams puts Wichita State on the map

Austin Ditges, Special to the Sunflower

November 12, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Wichita State women’s basketball is a team that has loomed in the shadow of the men’s program for years. In fact, in the 38 years of the women’s basketball program, they have only won two conference championships — 201...

Jody Adams timeline: Leading the Shockers

November 5, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

2008-09Adams guided the Shockers to their first double-digit win season  since the 2005-06 seasons. The roster in which she accomplished this only had nine players.The team scored the second highest team semester GPA on reco...

WSU defeats Newman

Sports Reporter

November 3, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The WSU women’s basketball team played like angry hornets in their exhibition game against the Newman Jets.The Jets, on the other hand, played like bumblebees without a queen.The Jets stumbled and the Shockers attacked on thei...

Shocker Madness: Basketball teams prepare for season

Sports Reporter

October 20, 2014

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

With one attempt left to solidify his crown as the champion of the dunk contest, senior men’s basketball forward Darius Carter brought the crowd to a roar Thursday night after coming down the lane and dunking two balls at on...