Wichita State basketball coach Gregg Marshall will speak at 2 p.m. today. The plan is that he will have Ehimen Orupke’s letter of intent in hand.
Heights’ Perry Ellis not the best big man in the class of 2012? KCPrepHoops goes with Spearville’s Willie Cauley. There appears to be a lot of talent in the state (and the City League) in the junior and sophomore classes. Ellis’ teammate Evan Wessel, Southeast’s Gavin Thurman and East’s Nathan Jackson are also mentioned.Indiana State’s Dwyane Lathan is suspended for two games for playing in an unsanctioned 3-on-3 tournament.Creighton’s Justin Carter is out for around a month with a knee injury.Jim Benson of the Pantagraph (Bloomington-Normal) breaks from the pack to pick Creighton fourth. He puts the Shockers seventh.ESPN’s Andy Katz ranks the MVC 10th among DI conferences.