The Sunflower

Wichita State sophomore Tyson Etienne looks up during a time out during the game against USF on March 6 at Charles Koch Arena.

Shockers await quarterfinals opponent in the AAC Tournament

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 10, 2021

With Wichita State sitting on the NCAA Tournament bubbld, a week before Selection Sunday, the AAC Tournament proves vital in the Shockers’ chances of returning to the big dance.  WSU is set to face...

The exterior of the Dickies Arena in Forth Worth, Texas.

COVID-19 precautions for the AAC Tournament

Joe Baker, Sports Reporter March 10, 2021

The 2021 Air Force Reserve American Athletic Conference tournament takes place in Fort Worth, Texas this upcoming week.  Both the men’s and women’s basketball tournament will take place at Dickies...

Interim Head Coach Isaac Brown talks to his players during the game against USF on March 6 at Charles Koch Arena.

Isaac Brown and Tyson Etienne win major conference awards

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 10, 2021

After winning the conference championship last Saturday, Wichita State had four members of the program receive awards for the American Athletic Conference all-conference awards on Wednesday. Isaac Brown...

Wichita State freshman Ricky Council IV cuts the net celebrating Wichita State first AAC regular season title on March 6 at Charles Koch Arena.

How Ricky Council IV has made an instant impact in his freshman season

Joe Baker, Sports Reporter March 8, 2021

Despite his inexperience, Wichita State guard Ricky Council IV has made a strong impact in his freshman campaign.  Ricky is the son to Rick and Ruth Council and has three older siblings who have experience...

Wichita State junior Seraphine Bastin drives to the basket during the game against Temple on Feb. 5 at Koch Area.

Shockers advance to quarterfinals with victory over Tulsa

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 8, 2021

Wichita State Women’s Basketball advanced to the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference Championships on Monday with a 76-64 victory over Tulsa.   The first half was even on both sides...

Wichita State seniors pose with their framed jerseys  after a game against South Florida during senior night at Charles Koch Arena on March 6

WSU honors its four seniors following conference championship

Sean Marty, Sports Editor March 8, 2021

As Wichita State hosted its final home game of the season on Saturday and wrapped up a conference championship, it also gave the team the opportunity to honor its seniors.  WSU had four seniors on...

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...

Load More Stories