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Wichita State guard Landry Shamet looks on during the Shockers victory over Temple in the American Conference Tournament quarter-finals.

Former Shocker Landry Shamet traded for third time in NBA career

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter July 29, 2021

Former Wichita State guard Landry Shamet is on the move for the second time in less than a year. The Brooklyn Nets have traded Shamet to the Phoenix Suns, according to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Shamet...

Wichita State guard Landry Shamet dribbles down the court against the South Dakota State Tuesday in Koch Arena.

Former WSU guard Landry Shamet eliminated in Western Conference Semifinals

Sean Marty, Sports Editor September 16, 2020

Former Wichita State guard Landry Shamet and the Los Angeles Clippers were eliminated in game seven by a score of 104-89 against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday. This comes after the Clippers took a 3-1...

Landry Shamet answers questions from the media during the press conference, Thursday March 15, 2018, in San Diego.

Landry Shamet named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team

Marshall Sunner, Reporter May 21, 2019

Former Wichita State guard Landry Shamet was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team on Tuesday. He received three first team votes, and 79 second team votes. Shamet, a member of the Los Angeles...

Wichita State guard Landry Shamet celebrating sinking a three point basket during the first half against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Koch Arena.

Landry Shamet helps Clippers mount 28-point comeback in debut

Marshall Sunner, Reporter February 10, 2019

Landry Shamet is quickly transitioning to his new home in Los Angeles. Shamet, who was traded ahead of Thursday's NBA trade deadline, made his debut with the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday. In his...

Landry Shamet answers questions from the media during the press conference, Thursday March 15, 2018, in San Diego.

Landry Shamet forgoes junior, senior seasons; eyes pro career

Shamet's absence adds to the total of Shockers leaving Wichita State. Gregg Marshall will return just five scholarship athletes.
Evan Pflugradt , Opinion Editor April 3, 2018

Landry Shamet will forgo his junior and senior seasons at Wichita State University to pursue a childhood dream. He announced via Instagram last week that he intends to sign an agent and enter the NBA...

Wichita State guard Landry Shamet hits a three point basket against the Arkansas State Red Wolves during the first half in Koch arena

Landry Shamet named Wooden Award midseason finalist

Landry Shamet makes the second cut for the Wooden Award.
Evan Pflugradt , Opinion Editor January 11, 2018

Landry Shamet is one of the 25 included on the Wooden Award midseason list, the John R. Wooden Award advisory committee announced Thursday. The redshirt sophomore point guard is averaging 16 points...

Wichita State Shockers guard Landry Shamet  breaks around a Newman defender during the charity exhibition game in Koch Arena.

Two stress fractures won’t define Shocker point guard Landry Shamet

Wichita State point guard Landry Shamet is set for what could be a breakout season
Evan Pflugradt , Opinion Editor November 9, 2017

efore college, sophomore Landry Shamet hadn’t experienced much injury in his life. His mother, Melanie Shamet, said Landry never experienced anything more than a jammed finger or a rolled ankle —...

Wichita State guard Landry Shamet (11) turns to the bench and claps after draining a three early in the MVC championship game.

Landry Shamet lands on Bob Cousy Award watch list

Matt Crow, Sports Editor October 16, 2017

Redshirt-sophomore Landry Shamet has been named to the Bob Cousy Award preseason watch list, an annual award given to the top point guard in Division I men’s basketball. A selection committee appointed...

Wichita State’s Landry Shamet enters Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday afternoon before the NCAA Tournament game against Dayton. (Mar. 17, 2017)

Shocker point guard Landry Shamet injured in summer camp, will undergo surgery Monday

The Shockers' point guard will require an estimated 12-16 week recovery time.
Evan Pflugradt, Opinion Editor July 29, 2017

Wichita State point guard Landry Shamet sustained a stress fracture injury the fifth metatarsal of his right foot in an Under Armour All America Camp in Philadelphia earlier this month, as first reported...

Wichita States Landry Shamet (11) fakes a pass before shooting over Kentucky forward Bam Adebayo (3).

Landry Shamet blocked at the buzzer, Wichita State falls to Kentucky

Wichita State had two 3-pointers blocked in the last 15 seconds of the game.
Evan Pflugradt, Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS — Landry Shamet sank into a locker with his eyes glued to the floor. He sat without words as Miami's Angel Rodriguez ran away with a Fred VanVleet-led Wichita State team who finished short...

Wichita State guard Landry Shamet is announced to the crowd before the game between the Wichita State Shockers and the Temple Owls at Koch Arena.

Family support guides Landry Shamet for take two

Evan Pflugradt, Editor in Chief November 15, 2016

Family is first in Landry Shamet’s life. Melanie Shamet raised Landry, a redshirt freshman point guard, as a single mother. With no father and no supporting income, Melanie needed all the help she...

Landry Shamet applies for medical hardship, gears up for strong comeback

Column by C. Conner Clapham March 10, 2016

Freshman guard Landry Shamet was set for a big season in his first year at Wichita State. An early-season injury changed these plans, and him.“I’ve never been faced with anything like this before,”...

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