Wichita State Shockers

A look at Wichita State’s 2016 senior class

The Wichita Eagle

Ron Baker

▪  Played in 102 victories in 118 games in four seasons. Played on three NCAA Tournament teams and three MVC champions

▪  10th on WSU’s career scoring list with 1,551 points, second with 231 three-pointers, fourth with 158 steals, 11th with 324 assists and 13th with 74 blocks

▪  Averages 13.1 points and 4.2 rebounds for his career, 37.4 percent from three-point range

▪  All-MVC, NABC All-District 16 and USBWA All-District VI in 2014, 2015; USA Today second-team All-American, Honorable mention Associated Press All-American, Wooden Award All-American in 2015

Anton Grady

▪  Averages 7.5 points, 4.5 rebounds in 25 games as a Shocker, shooting 50.7 percent from the field

▪  Scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds at Tulsa, 17 points vs. Evansville and 17 at Loyola

▪  Scored 1,360 points in 104 games at Cleveland State and 25 at WSU for a career average of 10.5 points

▪  All-Horizon League and All-Defensive team in 2015, second-team All-Horizon in 2014

Fred VanVleet

▪  His 116 wins rank second in Shockers history, with three NCAA appearances and three MVC titles

▪  Averages 10.1 points, 4.5 assists and 3.3 rebounds for his career

▪  Led MVC in assists and assist-to-turnover ratio in 2014 and 2015

▪  MVC Player of the Year in 2014; All-MVC 2014, 2015; Honorable mention AP All-American 2014, 2015; Sporting News, NABC third-team All-American 2014, MVC All-Defensive Team 2014, 2015, Bob Cousy Award finalist 2014; USBWA All-District VI 2014, 2015

Bush Wamukota

▪  Averages 1.2 points, 1.6 rebounds in 57-game Shocker career, with one start

▪  Played a season-high 14 minutes against Kansas in the NCAA Tournament in 2015 and provided a defensive spark

▪  Guarded Northern Iowa’s Seth Tuttle in the 2015 regular-season finale to help WSU survive foul trouble

▪  Scored a career-high eight points vs. Newman last season

Evan Wessel

▪  105-12 in five seasons as a Shocker with three NCAA appearances and three MVC titles

▪  Averages 3.0 points, 2.9 rebounds in his career with 56 steals

▪  Named to MVC’s Most Improved Team and second-team MVC Scholar-Athlete in 2015

▪  Made 4 of 6 three-pointers and scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the 2015 NCAA Tournament win over Kansas

(FILE VIDEO - FEBRUARY 23, 2016) Evan Wessel, Fred VanVleet and Ron Baker have been the nucleus of one of the greatest eras of Shocker basketball. They'll play at Koch Arena for the final time on Saturday and say the emotions are already being felt.

Gregg Marshall has celebrated many senior classes during his time as a basketball coach, but admitted on Tuesday that seeing the careers of Fred VanVleet, Ron Baker and Evan Wessel come to an end will be extra emotional.

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