Vince Smith (1970-73) averaged 15.1 points and was a good ballhandler as a 6-foot-5 guard. The Wichita Eagle
Terry Benton, a 6-foot-8 center from East High, was one of the program's most prolific rebounders. He averaged 12.7 rebounds and 13.2 points over three seasons, earning All-MVC honors twice. Courtesy WSU Athletic Media Relations
Wichita State plays host to Creighton in a 1978 game at Levitt Arena. Courtesy WSU Athletic Media Relations
Ron Harris goes up for a shot against Loyola during a Jan. 10, 1972 victory. Harris, a forward from Pittsburgh, averaged 16.9 points over three Shocker seasons. Courtesy WSU Athletic Media Relations
Robert Gray (33) averaged 13.5 points as a senior on the 1976 NCAA Tournament team that won the Missouri Valley Conference.
Coach Harry Miller (1971-78) won a MVC championship in 1976 and took the Shockers to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 11 years. The Wichita Eagle
Greg Carney, a 5-foot-9 guard, averaged 20.1 points over three Shocker seasons (1967-70).
Calvin Bruton (11) was a standout point guard from 1973-76. The Wichita Eagle
Calvin Bruton was a standout point guard from 1973-76. The Wichita Eagle