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Braves cower while the Shockers tower

Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2013

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...

Shocker women stay unbeaten in conference play

Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2013

The Wichita State women’s basketball team overcame a sluggish first half to beat Evansville on Sunday 49-45. The Shockers trailed 21-16 at halftime behind only 29.2 percent shooting. The second half...

Shockers upset No. 12 Creighton to take MVC

Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2013

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...

Shocker women remain unbeaten in the MVC

Sports Reporter January 22, 2013

Wichita State women’s basketball coach Jody Adams thought her team played perfect basketball for just 25 minutes. Fortunately, it was more than enough for the conference leading WSU Shockers to remain...

Shockers suffer another close defeat as Wildcats escape with win

Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2012

What the Wichita State women’s basketball team needs to find is its own version of Brittany Chambers.  Kansas State’s junior guard led all players with 18 points in the Wildcats’ 48-43 win over...

Volleyball set to continue historic run at Sweet 16

Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2012

The Wichita State volleyball team’s run to the Sweet 16 is special in many ways.  For one, no other team in the history of the program has ever done it. And the best part is no one else in the country...

Shocker volleyball drops KU, advances to Sweet 16

Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2012

In six previous trips to the NCAA Tournament, the Wichita State volleyball team had advanced to the round of 32 on four occasions.  Not once had they ever made it past that point.  All this changed on...

Men’s basketball stays perfect, clips Falcons

Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2012

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...

Basketball

Shocker men remain undefeated after routing Tulsa

Sports Reporter November 29, 2012

It didn’t just take a high-powered offense for the Wichita State men’s basketball team to win its seventh straight game. It also took some kind of defense.  Carl Hall had a double-double of 16 points...

MVPs of Shocker Radio alongside each other again after year apart

Sports Reporter November 28, 2012

Sports have always been about having a dynamic duo. The team with the perfect pairing is usually the best team. Mike Kennedy and Dave Dahl make a dynamic duo of their own, not on the court though, but...

Shocker women dominate second half, end skid

Sports Reporter November 28, 2012

For the first time in almost a week, the Wichita State women’s basketball team had a win to celebrate. It came against a winless team, but it was a win and that’s something for WSU to savor. Jessica...

Mens Basketball

Shocker men bring home Cancun Challenge title

Staff Reporter November 26, 2012

The Wichita State men’s basketball team returned to the U.S. undefeated after winning the Cancun Challenge championship last week in Cancun, Mexico.  This was the Shockers’ first in-season, out-of-state...

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