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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...

Shocker men improve to 4-0

Sports Reporter

November 19, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball

Box scores can be misleading. Anyone who just looked at the box score in Wichita State’s 69-50 win over the Howard Bison would think that the Shockers played well. But Gregg Marshall’s frustrated demeanor at the podium told ...

A new beginning

A new beginning

November 14, 2012

Shockers finally get by VCU with a big road victory

Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball

The third time proved to be the charm, and Malcolm Armstead’s shot with 3.8 seconds to play was the difference.  The Wichita State men’s basketball team defeated Virginia Commonwealth 53-51 on Nov. 13, its first win over...

Shockers to open regular season on Saturday against NC Central

Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball

Playtime is over.  The Wichita State men’s basketball team opens its regular season on Saturday against North Carolina Central, the first of 16 games to be played in Koch Arena this year.  Tipoff is at 7 p.m.  WSU defeat...

Carl Hall rocks new eyewear

Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball

Senior Carl Hall is rocking some new glasses this year, and he’s not fond of them.  Despite the grumbles, Hall is wearing protective goggles during games. They serve to both keep his eyes safe and to help with his vision.  ...