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High school prospect Jaden Seymour announces intentions to join Shockers next seaon

High school prospect Jaden Seymour announces intentions to join Shockers next seaon

Sean Marty, Reporter

April 3, 2020

Wichita State landed its sixth commitment of the spring recruiting period as high school recruit Jaden Seymour announced he would be joining the Shockers on Friday. Seymour also became the third high school player to commit to WSU in the 2020 class. Seymour is a 6’9 forward who can play both of...

Sophomore combo guard Dexter Dennis to enter name in NBA Draft, keep NCAA eligibility open

Sophomore combo guard Dexter Dennis to enter name in NBA Draft, keep NCAA eligibility open

Sean Marty, Reporter

April 2, 2020

Wichita State combo guard Dexter Dennis announced his intentions to enter his name in the NBA Draft on Thursday afternoon. Dennis and the coaching staff agreed that it would be best for him to get his name out there for NBA teams during this process. He will not sign and agent in order to keep his...

NCAA reveals eligibility outcomes for student-athletes affected by COVID-19

NCAA reveals eligibility outcomes for student-athletes affected by COVID-19

Sean Marty, Reporter

March 30, 2020

The NCAA announced their eligibility guidelines for the student athletes who saw their seasons get cut short due to the COVID-19 virus on Monday evening. The organization came to a conclusion and has granted an extra year of eligibility to spring sport athletes due to the premature ending of their...

Former WSU commit JaDun Michael announces reopening of recruitment

Former WSU commit JaDun Michael announces reopening of recruitment

Marshall Sunner, Sports Editor

March 30, 2020

Former Wichita State commit JaDun Michael has reopened his recruitment. Michael took to Twitter on Monday to announce that he no longer intends to sign with the Shockers. He thanked Head Coach Gregg Marshall for giving him opportunity and also said that due to the recent worldwide events and the COVID-19...

WSU recruiting surge continues with Clarence Jackson’s commitment

WSU recruiting surge continues with Clarence Jackson’s commitment

Sean Marty, Reporter

March 30, 2020

Wichita State landed its fifth commitment of the spring recruiting period as junior college wing Clarence Jackson announced his intentions to become a Shocker on Monday. Jackson, a 6’6 wing out of Polk State College, became the second junior college to commit to WSU in as many days. Coming out of...

Juco guard Craig Porter commits to WSU

Juco guard Craig Porter commits to WSU

Sean Marty, Reporter

March 29, 2020

Wichita State continued its successful day recruiting on Sunday when they landed one of the top junior college transfers in the country. Craig Porter, a 6'1 point guard, became the third player to commit to WSU on Sunday and became the fourth guard to do so in the past two days. Coming out of high...

Ricky Council IV choose Wichita State, Shockers left with four scholarships to fill

Ricky Council IV choose Wichita State, Shockers left with four scholarships to fill

Sean Marty, Reporter

March 29, 2020

Wichita State landed its second commitment of the day on Sunday as high school prospect Ricky Council IV announced his decision to join the Shockers. Council becomes the third player to commit to WSU in the past two days following the mass exodus of eight players leaving the program over a span of two...

Wichita State lands high school prospect Chaunce Jenkins

Wichita State lands high school prospect Chaunce Jenkins

Sean Marty, Reporter

March 29, 2020

Wichita State landed its second commitment in as many days as Chaunce Jenkins announced his intentions to become a Shocker Sunday. Yesterday, graduate transfer Alterique Gilbert announced that he would end his career as a graduate transfer at WSU. Jenkins is a three-star guard coming out of high sc...

Wichita State lands graduate transfer Alterique Gilbert

Wichita State lands graduate transfer Alterique Gilbert

Sean Marty, Reporter

March 28, 2020

Wichita State landed its first commitment of the spring recruitment period as former Connecticut Husky Alterique Gilbert announced his plan to come to Wichita. Coming out of high school, Gilbert was a four-star prospect and the No. 32 player in the class, according to 247 Sports. He ultimately ch...

Asbjørn Midtgaard enters transfer portal, becomes eighth Shocker to leave team

Asbjørn Midtgaard enters transfer portal, becomes eighth Shocker to leave team

Sean Marty, Reporter

March 27, 2020

Wichita State now has the new national-high mark for players leaving a program with eight total. On Friday afternoon, soon-to-be senior center Asbjørn Midtgaard entered the transfer portal, the seventh scholarship player to do so since the season ended two weeks ago and eighth total player on the...

Top-10 competition based television shows sports fans could find therapeutic during quarantine

Top-10 competition based television shows sports fans could find therapeutic during quarantine

Marshall Sunner and Sean Marty

March 26, 2020

It’s been two weeks since the sporting world came to a halt due to the COVID-19 virus worldwide outbreak. With that being said, sports fans worldwide have been forced to watch reruns of their favorite teams and highlights of their favorite players. But what if there was another way to settle your...

Former WSU guard Erik Stevenson commits to Washington

Former WSU guard Erik Stevenson commits to Washington

Sean Marty, Reporter

March 25, 2020

Former Wichita State guard Erik Stevenson announced his commitment to Washington on Wednesday after entering the transfer portal two weeks ago. After Stevenson entered his name into the portal, he garnered a lot of attention from many different Power-5 schools before selecting the Huskies. Recently,...