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Head Coach Isaac Brown cuts the net celebrating Wichita State first AAC regular season tittle on March 6 at Charles Koch Arena.

Shockers win first-ever American Athletic Conference regular-season title

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 6, 2021

The Wichita State men’s basketball program has won it’s fair share of conference championships over the years, but the one that was clinched inside Charles Koch Arena on Saturday was unlike any other....

Wichita State players gather together at crunch time during the game against Temple at Charles Koch Arena on Feb. 7.

What experts say about WSU’s NCAA Tournament chances before Selection Sunday

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 5, 2021

With just nine days until Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament, Wichita State stands squarely in the tournament field as they look to earn an at-large bid. WSU is looking to return to the NCAA Tournament...

Wichita State junior Dexter Dennis shoot a 3-pointer during the game against Tulane at Charles Koch Arena on Feb. 3.

Shockers win fifth straight game, move one game closer to regular-season title

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 4, 2021

After 13 days of waiting between games, Wichita State returned to action Thursday, and defeated Tulane by a score of 78-70. The win extended the Shockers’ winning streak to five games.  Despite the...

Wichita State's men's basketball coach, Isaac Brown poses with athletic director, Darron Boatright during Brown's coaching inauguration at Charles Koch Arena on March 1.

‘I’m going to give 110%:’ Isaac Brown officially introduced as WSU’s next coach

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

Wichita State officially announced Isaac Brown as the team’s next head basketball coach during a press conference on Monday inside Charles Koch Arena.  Brown received the Interim Head Coach job following...

Wichita State sophomore Tyson Etienne looks at the bench during the game against Houston at Charles Koch Arena on Feb. 18.

Shockers land game with South Florida on Saturday

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 2, 2021

Following the cancellation of Wichita State's game against Temple on Saturday, the Shockers will now face off against South Florida on Saturday at 12 p.m., the American Athletic Conference announced on...

Wichita State baseball players talk to pitching coach Mike Pelfrey during a game at Eck Stadium on Feb. 28

Baseball wins its first series of the year

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 1, 2021

Wichita State picked up its first series win of the season, this weekend, winning two out of the three games against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.  The Shockers defeated the Cougars 10-4 in game...

Wichita State University has a new men's head basketball coach, Isacc Brown.

Marty: Why WSU made the right decision to hire Isaac Brown

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 1, 2021

When Isaac Brown was hired on as the team’s interim head coach, he could’ve really taken the chance to prove himself as the best option. Instead of that, Brown was focused on making sure the players...

Wichita State sophomore, Jack Sigrist catches the ball during a game at Eck stadium on Feb. 28

PHOTOS: Shockers win season-finale over SIUE

Kaylee Stout, Print Photo Editor February 28, 2021

Junior Erin McDonald winds up for a pitch during the game against Cowley Community College on Monday.

Shockers run-rule Creighton on Saturday

Emmie Boese, Reporter February 28, 2021

The Shockers went 2-0 in their home opener against Creighton University on Saturday, Feb. 27th for their three game series. The Shockers run ruled Creighton in both games. In the first game, the Shockers...

Interim Head Coach Isaac Brown talks to a ref during the game against Tulane at Charles Koch Arena on Feb. 3.

Isaac Brown promoted to full-time head coach

Sean Marty, Sports Editor February 26, 2021

Interim coach no more.  Isaac Brown will be dropping his interim title and will be taking over as full-time head men’s basketball coach, the program announced in a release on Friday. Brown—...

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