Wichita State's independent, student-run news source

The Sunflower

Shockers overcome Redbirds

Staff reporter

February 22, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The devil is in the details.Tipped balls, bad passes and missed lay-ups are often as important in winning basketball games as making shots.WSU beat the Illinois State Redbirds 85-66 Friday night by playing good defense and paying...

No shame to Lady Shockers’ loss

Sports Editor

February 19, 2014

Filed under Women's Basketball

All good things must come to an end. At least, that’s what most people say.It became a reality for the Lady Shocker basketball team on Sunday as they fell short against Northern Iowa, 80-71, snapping their winning-streak at...

Shocker women handed third loss

Sports reporter

February 16, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It took a little longer than Jody Adams planned for her basketball team to get in any kind of rhythm against Northern Iowa. But once they did, they couldn’t recover from their slow start.Behind a combined 41 points from Jen K...

Braves fall to Shockers at 67-54

Staff reporter

February 8, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The WSU women’s basketball team has a recipe for winning.They start with a core of aggression, and add steals, blocks and rebounds to build pressure.The results are impressive: an 18 game win streak, a 10-0 record in the Missou...

Lady Shockers shoot down Aces

Cole Yancey, staff reporter

February 2, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Lady Shockers beat the Evansville Aces 66-48 Sunday, despite missing the usual first punch.The Lady Shockers won eight games in January by an average of 25 points by building up an early, insurmountable lead.WSU delivers thi...

Shockers saw down Sycamores

Staff Reporter

January 29, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Shocker forward Allie Decker shot like a sharpshooter Monday.She came off the bench to score 17 points on 6 of 7 shooting in a decisive 83-63 Shocker win against the Indiana State Sycamores.Decker made four threes in the first half ...

Women’s winning streak continues

Shanice Davis, sports editor

January 27, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Wichita State women’s basketball team’s 2013-2014 season kicked off to the greatest start the program ever had with a 14-game winning streak. The team has managed to remain undefeated in conference play and looks to be a...

Women’s basketball pulls 12th consecutive win

Shanice Davis, sports editor

January 25, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Lady Shocker basketball is on a hot streak and does not seem to be stopping anytime soon.The team remains undefeated in conference play as they pulled a 74 58 win over the Rebirds on Saturday.Junior Kelsey Jacobs scored a career-high 21 points and 5 blocks in the Sh...

Lady Shockers win 12 games in a row

Matt Bailey

January 18, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Lady Shockers’ team moved their win streak up to 12 after they defeated Northern Iowa by a score of 80-47.The Shockers were led by Alex Harden, who scored 22 points and had 5 assists. Michelle Price added another double-...

Women’s basketball record 11th straight win

Sports Editor

January 12, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

For the first time in Shocker women’s basketball history, the team has taken the 11th straight win to improve their overall season record to 14-2. The team took on Bradley this afternoon and held on to the lead for the 74-72...