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Scrappy Sycamores can’t keep up with Shockers

Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball

Wichita State’s chokehold on a second-consecutive conference title got a little bit tighter on Tuesday.  WSU fought off Indiana State 66-62 for its second road win in three nights, avenging a 68-55 loss to the Sycamores on Jan. 29,...

Early’s late three lifts Shockers to victory

Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball

Demetric Williams and Cleanthony Early each hit threes in the final 30 seconds on Sunday to give the Wichita State men’s basketball team a come-from-behind victory over Illinois State, 68-67.  WSU trailed by as many as 14 in t...

Van Vleet puts up career highs as WSU pounds Bulldogs

Sports Reporter

February 14, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball

Whether it was slashing inside or knocking down outside shots, freshman Fred Van Vleet gave Wichita State the complete game they’ve been waiting for.Van Vleet scored a career-high 17 points and dished out a career-high nine ...

Shockers pummel Bears to end three-game skid

Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball

Leave it to Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall to compare matrimony to a struggling basketball team that had lost its chemistry. “We are stuck with one another for better or worse. It’s like a marriage. You’ve got to wo...

Controversial call leads to Shocker loss

Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball

Jalen Pendleton’s goal with 2 seconds to play proved the difference in Wichita State’s 64-62 loss at Southern Illinois on Tuesday. Whether the goal was legitimate or not is the question. WSU’s Ehimen Orukpe was called ...

UNI gives Shocker men another loss

Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Wichita State men’s basketball team lost for the second time in as many games, this time at Northern Iowa 57-52 on Saturday. Carl Hall led all players with 20 points, but it wasn’t enough to keep the Shockers from shoo...

Braves cower while the Shockers tower

Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball

Bradley coach Geno Ford didn't specifically compare the Shockers to a pack of piranhas, but it might be an apt comparison after their 73-39 thrashing of the Braves on Saturday in Koch Arena. “When they smell some blood in the w...

Shockers upset No. 12 Creighton to take MVC

Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball

Wichita State is 17-2 overall, 6-1 in conference play and ranked No. 20 in this week’s AP poll. Not bad for a rebuilding team full of no name players that was picked to finish fourth in the Missouri Valley Conference this se...

Men’s basketball stays perfect, clips Falcons

Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball

If the Shockers are looking for national attention, it looks like they might finally be getting it.  The Wichita State men’s basketball team defeated Air Force 72-69 on Sunday in Colorado Springs to improve to 8-0 on the seas...