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LOS ANGELES, March 29 –The LaSalle Explorers never put up much of a fight to the Wichita State Shockers on Thursday.
LaSalle’s loss can’t be categorized as ugly as much as it can be viewed as a lethargic tap out that was conceded from the opening tip.
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Carl Hall positions himself down on the block, spins to catch a pass and scores off a layin. That sequence ran on a loop in the opening minutes of Wichita State's regional semifinal against La Salle.
He scored 10 of the Shockers' first 14 points, setting a dominant tone that carried them to a 72-58 victory and within a game of reaching the school's first Final Four since...
Wichita State went from sweet to elite, beating La Salle 72-58 on Thursday night to reach the final eight of the NCAA tournament for the first time in 32 years.
Malcolm Armstead scored 18 points, Carl Hall added 16 points and freshman Ron Baker 13 for the ninth-seeded Shockers, who proved their upset of No. 1 seed Gonzaga in the third round was no fluke. They never trailed in this...
This is why we watch.
Because any given March, a team full of transfers and castoffs, from a commuter campus in a city more known as the birthplace of Pizza Hut, can become the hottest thing in sports overnight.
On Saturday night in Los Angeles, Gregg Marshall's Wichita State Shockers did what they always do. They outhustled and outmuscled the favored Ohio State Buckeyes. They...
LOS ANGELES, March 30 –Wichita State was solid as a rock in their performance against the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Malcolm Armstead put together 14 points and seven assists Saturday, sending No. 9 Wichita State into the NCAA Final Four with a 70-66 win over Ohio State.
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Malcolm Armstead and his Wichita State teammates told each other they could be a Final Four team last summer.
Now the Shockers are one win away from a place the program hasn't been since 1965.
They rolled past La Salle 72-58 in the West Regional semifinals on Thursday night. Next up is No. 2 seed Ohio State in Saturday's regional final.
''It's a big game and...
Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with 1 minute left, and ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70-66 victory over Ohio State on Saturday.
Van Vleet scored 12 points as the Shockers (30-8) followed up last week's win over top-ranked Gonzaga with a nail-biting victory over the second-seeded...
NewsTags: John GianinniLaSalle ExplorersSteve ZackThe LaSalle Explorers got some good news in Los Angeles as they prepare for their Sweet Sixteen battle tomorrow with Wichita State. Their 6’11″ center Steve Zack was given the thumbs up to play tomorrow. He will be a game time decision.
Wichita State has a tremendous...
LOS ANGELES Whatever hope La Salle had of turning the NCAA tournament on its ear or at least becoming the Florida Gulf Coast of the West Regional dissolved in a matter of minutes Thursday night at Staples Center.
Against a Wichita State team that was too fast and too big and too much of everything, the Explorers never really had a chance. Well, they had one, but it ended before...
LOS ANGELES (AP) Too big, too physical, too quick.
Wichita State proved too much of everything for La Salle in a 72-58 victory on Thursday night that put the Shockers into the final eight of the NCAA tournament for the first time in 32 years.
They overwhelmed the Explorers with a 14-2 run to open the game that had La Salle playing catch-up the rest of the way. The Explorers trailed...