Found April 08, 2013 on
Wichita State Shockers head coach Gregg Marshall has gone from relative obscurity to one of the best stories of the 2013 NCAA Tournament, and his emotional speeches to his team have become a prominent reason why.
Marshall’s final speech came after the Shockers lost to Louisville in Saturday’s Final Four matchup. As you can imagine, he gets choked up numerous times. When do the job opportunities start rolling in for this guy?
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Wichita State men’s basketball coach Gregg Marshall captivated fans around the country this March with his pre-game and halftime speeches, in which he repeatedly told his team that it was good enough to beat anyone in the country, if it played well. Marshall almost pulled off the improbable, taking his 9th-seeded Shockers all the way to the Final Four, and just one play away from...
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Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall took out a full-page newspaper ad thanking the fans after the team's Final Four loss to Louisville.
For only the second time all season, Wichita State lost after leading at the half and unfortunately for them it came during the biggest game of the year. Leading 26-25 at the half, the Shockers couldn’t sustain the Louisville offense in the second half as the Cardinals put up 47 en route to a 72-68 [...]
Saturday featured two great semi-final games with both of them coming down to the wire, but sadly there will be some talk of some questionable calls made by the officials. Both games went down to the wire, with both of the calls in question came in the final minute.
First Louisville beat Wichita State 72-68, but the Shockers could have had a chance to tie it. With 8.8 seconds left...
No one expected Wichita State to make it past Gonzaga in the first round, but there’s a reason they’re call…
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