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Player Shaquille Morris balances commitments

Team Player Danielle Prewitt

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

Freshman Shaquille Morris is far from an ordinary college student. As a member of the men’s basketball team, he spends his days practicing, studying and — practicing.Juggling basketball, classes, homework and everyday life for ...

Behind Wu: A life misunderstood

Team Player

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

Julia Morgan encountered raised eyebrows and confused faces as she tried explaining WuShock to outsiders during her trip to Atlanta for the Final Four game last April.“Anybody that wasn’t Wichita State had no idea what Wu...

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