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Women’s basketball advances to championship round

Sports Editor

March 15, 2014

Filed under Women's Basketball

In the 2013-14 Missouri Valley Conference preseason poll, Wichita State women’s basketball was not expected to headline the championship game with a favor over Illinois State taking it all. On Saturday, the teams met in the se...

Shockers defeat Bears, move to semifinals

Sports Editor

March 15, 2014

Filed under Women's Basketball

There isn’t much that junior Alex Harden cannot do after the whistle is blown and the ball is tipped. In the 71-53 win over Missouri State, the second consecutive Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year showed fan...

Women’s basketball wins second consecutive MVC title

Managing editor

March 9, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The men's team isn't the only one winning titles. The Wichita State’s women’s basketball team won its second consecutive Missouri Valley Conference regular-season championship with a dominant win over Missouri State on Sunday....

Women’s basketball slopes into losing streak

Shanice Davis, sports editor

March 2, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Lady Shocker basketball team is finding it difficult to regenerate the success the team once lived as they fell to Southern Illinois 64-59 on Saturday after starting off the season for best start to a regular season.Junior...

Decker, Lady Shockers unable to stop Purple Aces

Sports Editor

February 28, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

For the second time in her Lady Shocker basketball career, red shirt freshman Alie Decker was announced as the one of three starting guards in the team’s lineup for the contest against Evansville tonight.While Decker is known f...

Shockers overcome Redbirds

Staff reporter

February 22, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The devil is in the details.Tipped balls, bad passes and missed lay-ups are often as important in winning basketball games as making shots.WSU beat the Illinois State Redbirds 85-66 Friday night by playing good defense and paying...

No shame to Lady Shockers’ loss

Sports Editor

February 19, 2014

Filed under Women's Basketball

All good things must come to an end. At least, that’s what most people say.It became a reality for the Lady Shocker basketball team on Sunday as they fell short against Northern Iowa, 80-71, snapping their winning-streak at...

Shocker women handed third loss

Sports reporter

February 16, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It took a little longer than Jody Adams planned for her basketball team to get in any kind of rhythm against Northern Iowa. But once they did, they couldn’t recover from their slow start.Behind a combined 41 points from Jen K...

Braves fall to Shockers at 67-54

Staff reporter

February 8, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The WSU women’s basketball team has a recipe for winning.They start with a core of aggression, and add steals, blocks and rebounds to build pressure.The results are impressive: an 18 game win streak, a 10-0 record in the Missou...

Lady Shockers shoot down Aces

Cole Yancey, staff reporter

February 2, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Lady Shockers beat the Evansville Aces 66-48 Sunday, despite missing the usual first punch.The Lady Shockers won eight games in January by an average of 25 points by building up an early, insurmountable lead.WSU delivers thi...