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Wichita State players star in local commercial

The Wichita State Shockers are already national darlings despite being the definition of a mid-major program, meaning that they’re probably loved even more in Wichita. Sure enough, that is the case as players Ron Baker, Fred VanVleet and Evan Wessel recently starred in a commercial for local restaurant Carlos O’Kelly’s. Check the TV spots out below!     All three players...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Wichita State basketball players finally get paid for being local stars

As soon as Wichita State seniors Fred VanVleet, Ron Baker and Evan Wessel played their final college basketball game for the Shockers, an executive from a local Mexican restaurant chain - Carlos O'Kelly's - gave them an offer they couldn't refuse.   Via KansasCity.com: "We've had our eyes on them for a long time. The second their eligibility was up, we were on the phone with [coach...
Via FOX Sports
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Trio of Shockers seniors preparing for final game in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. -- Gregg Marshall has gone through many senior days over the course of 30-plus years in coaching, from those at tiny Randolph-Macon and Belmont Abbey to his successful run at Wichita State.This weekend's may be the most emotional of all.When the Shockers take on Illinois State in their home finale Saturday, it will be the final home game for Evan Wessel, Ron Baker and...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Trio of Wichita State seniors prepping for final home game

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Gregg Marshall has gone through many senior days over the course of 30-plus years in coaching, from those at tiny Randolph-Macon and Belmont Abbey to his successful run at Wichita State. This weekend's may be the most emotional of all. When the Shockers take on Illinois State in their home finale Saturday, it will be the final home game for Evan Wessel, Ron Baker...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Shockers hope to rebound against leage-worst Drake

Senior guard Evan Wessel believes Wichita State's defense can overcome any shortcomings at the other end, though that certainly wasn't the case in the team's second Missouri Valley Conference defeat in the past three years.The 25th-ranked Shockers are likely to have an easier time as they try to bounce back on the road Tuesday night with their ninth straight win over league-worst...
Via FOX Sports
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Wichita St.-Drake Preview

Senior guard Evan Wessel believes Wichita State's defense can overcome any shortcomings at the other end, though that certainly wasn't the case in the team's second Missouri Valley Conference defeat in the past three years. The 25th-ranked Shockers are likely to have an easier time as they try to bounce back on the road Tuesday night with their ninth straight win over league-worst...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Shockers beat Jayhawks in tourney showdown

Behind another steady performance from Fred VanVleet and the hot shooting of Evan Wessel, the No. 7 seed Shockers rolled past the second-seeded Jayhawks 78-65.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings of Kansas: Sharp-shooting Shockers knock off Jayhawks to advance to Sweet 16

OMAHA, Neb. -- No wonder Kansas never wants anything to do with Wichita State. Behind another steady performance from Fred VanVleet and the hot shooting of Evan Wessel, the No. 7 seed Shockers rolled past the second-seeded Jayhawks 78-65 on Sunday, earning a trip to the Sweet 16 at the expense of the school that has caused them so much chagrin. Tekele Cotton led the way with 19 points...
Via Associated Press
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Saint Louis stomped by Wichita State, 81-52

WICHITA, Kan. -- Ron Baker scored 18 points, and No. 8 Wichita State beat Saint Louis 81-52 on Saturday. Evan Wessel and Rauno Nurger had 15 points apiece to help the Shockers (5-1) bounce back from Wednesday's overtime loss at Utah. The setback against the Utes was Wichita State's first regular-season loss since March 2, 2013. Baker, Nurger and Wessel were a combined 17 of 25 from...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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