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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...

Men’s basketball: Believe in repeat

Assistant Coach

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

Everyone remembers last year’s men’s basketball team’s magnificent run to the Final Four, but now they are asked a tough question — can they do it again?Last year’s team made the Final Four for the first time in 48 ...

Women’s basketball looks to repeat championship season

Assistant Coach

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

Jody Adams increased the number of Lady Shocker wins during each of her six seasons since becoming the Wichita State women’s head basketball coach.Last season’s Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year had a young team with ...

Coach Jody Adams embraces Shocker success

Team Player Miri Gordon

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

Jody Adams, Wichita State’s women’s basketball head coach, began her journey in Tennessee. However, entering her sixth season at WSU, she has made the Midwest her home.“I have embraced Wichita,” Adams said. “It’s ni...

Final Four rings show Shockers are among champions

Assistant Coach

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball Guide

In the kingdom of sports, championships are synonymous with hulking rings to display a team’s power. With their success in the NCAA tournament last year, Wichita State’s men’s basketball team joined the ranks of those champions....