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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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BEST OF MAXIM
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...
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...
IT'S BEEN FUN
Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall took out a full-page newspaper ad thanking the fans after the team's Final Four loss to Louisville.
Louisville had overcome a 12-point deficit against Wichita State, but a questionable call in the final 10 seconds helped seal the Cardinals' win in...
Here's a look at the controversial jump ball call at the end of the Louisville vs Wichita State Final Four game.
Quick: name two players on the Wichita State Shockers, the No. 9 seed who will look to upset Louisville at the Final Four i…
For a long time, it looked like the Wichita State Shockers were going to be headed to the title game -- and Rick Pitino was as confused as anyone.
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 [...]
Final Four questions facing Wichita State.
Can Wichita State pull shocker against Louisville?
Three things to point out.
1- The refs weren’t very good.
2- It was a bad call
3- The possession arrow should be abolished.
Similar to the knee down rule in College Football, it just doesn’t make sense to have anymore. It cost Wichita State an opportunity to tie the game.
As you can see from this gif provided by Larry Brown Sports and SB Nation, the refs called it entirely too...
In the end, Louisville's pressure defense got the best of Wichita State at the Final Four. And those turnovers ended the season for the Shockers.
By Dale Yarborough
ACC Bureau Reporter
(9) Wichita State will take on (1) Louisville in the Final Four matchup. Each team is coming off of an impressive win against their Elite-8 opponents and neither team wants the journey to end here.
Wichita State has defeated (8) Pittsburgh, (1) Gonzaga, (13) La Salle, and (2) Ohio State thus far, and hope to add (1) Louisville to the list...