A look at the four matchups
A look at the four matchups
Note: Former Eagle editor Davis Merritt was assistant sports information director at North Carolina in 1957 and later covered Atlantic Coast Conference basketball for the Charlotte Observer.
During a typical year, Debbie Kennedy and her crew at the Wichita State University Alumni Association arrange for two buses to help transport the Shockers most devoted fans to the Missouri Valley Tournament in St. Louis.
Wichita State’s Fred VanVleet continued to pick up Missouri Valley Conference honors Wednesday, as he was named as head of the league’s Most Improved team.
Its safe to say we all thought this was going to be a great Shocker basketball season. The combination of a Final Four buzz, so many returning players and a Missouri Valley Conference that didnt figure to stand up to the Shockers much led to high hopes probably the highest hopes since Antoine and Cliff, X and Aubrey.
Ernie Moore picked up the phone and, once he knew who was calling, he spoke the words so many have spoken this basketball season: How bout them Shocks?
Antoine Carr, Xavier McDaniel and Paul Miller needed a guard. Now they have one.
Not everyone is excited by the Wichita State University basketball teams march into history.
Wichita State’s Tuesday baseball game at Oral Roberts was postponed by snow.
Wichita State remained No. 2 in the Associated Press college basketball rankings for a second week. The Shockers, the nation’s lone unbeaten team, received 14 first-place votes from the poll of 65 writers and broadcasters.
There was one thing Wichita State forward Cleanthony Early wanted more than anything after Saturday’s 68-45 victory over Missouri State completed the Shockers’ 31-0 regular season.
Wichita State perfected the art of the regular season.
Wichita State mens basketball coach Gregg Marshall is advancing to the final four of the Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge.
A Wichita State women’s basketball team that was cruising along with 20 straight victories and seemingly another Missouri Valley Conference championship has stumbled again, this time against a team that came into Saturday’s game with four wins.
As the clock ticked down on the final game of Wichita States perfect regular season, a roar went up in Koch Arena.
Take these four seconds as a lesson about what happens when the bottom falls out at point guard for No. 2 Wichita State.
Missouri States first possession ended with Wichita States Tekele Cotton stealing the ball, leading to a layup by Ron Baker. Jarmar Gulley missed a shot on the second possession.
Gene Stephenson’s career as Wichita State baseball coach might be too big for a book. Maybe one day the stories will be told in a series.
It's Senior Day for the Wichita State Shockers vs. Missouri State. Get live updates and observations from The Eagle's Bob Lutz, Paul Suellentrop and Tony Adame.
The parents of Wichita States four senior mens basketball players have been enjoying the same ride in the rarefied air of an undefeated season as their sons.