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The beginning of the end for Notre Dame

Fred VanVleet did not go gentle into that good night. For that he can hold his head up high. Notre Dame led Wichita State by eight with 3:40 left in the first half, but the Shockers guard scored all seven his team’s points to close out the half, bringing the deficit to three at the break. Twice he stole the ball from Demetrius Jackson in the backcourt, leading to four easy...
Via The Sports Post
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Wichita State’s Fred VanVleet Slipped And Hit His Head Late In Win Over Northern Iowa

Wichita State picked up a huge win to prove its Missouri Valley Conference dominance against Northern Iowa this afternoon, but the game wasn’t without a scary moment for the Shockers. Very late in the game, with the result more-or-less decided, Wichita State star Fred VanVleet slipped after shooting a floater in the lane, and landed hard on the court hitting his head. Fred Van...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Wichita St's Fred Van Fleet speaks at HS graduation

Fred Van Vleet is exactly what you would want your NCAA student-athlete to be. Van Vleet just finished up his sophomore year at Wichita State and was a key part in his team’s 35-0 record, before they lost to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament. Van Vleet, one of the nation’s best leaders in college basketball, […]
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wichita State makes it 34-0, wins Valley tourney

ST. LOUIS -- Fred VanVleet scored 22 points including several key baskets late to lead another strong ensemble effort and No. 2 Wichita State remained the nation's lone unbeaten after defeating Indiana State 83-69 on Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament final. Tekele Cotton added 20 points -- with four 3-pointers -- and Ron Baker had 14 points for the Shockers (34...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 3 Wichita St stays unbeaten, tops Loyola 88-74

Fred VanVleet attempted six shots from the field and made them all. He took 10 foul shots and every one of those went in, too. Just another perfect line for Wichita State on Wednesday night. VanVleet scored 22 points and the third-ranked Shockers beat Loyola of Chicago 88-74 to remain the only unbeaten team in major college basketball. ''We want to be undefeated,'' VanVleet said...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: No. 5 Wichita State throttles Bradley 72-50

WICHITA, Kan. -- Fred VanVleet had 22 points and seven rebounds and No. 5 Wichita State remained undefeated with a 72-50 victory over Bradley on Tuesday night. Darius Carter added 11 points for the Shockers (18-0, 5-0 Missouri Valley Conference), who extended school records for winning streak and best start to a season in the first game as a top 5 team since 1981. After overcoming...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Wichita St.-Missouri St. Preview

Fred VanVleet gave Wichita State fans a scare his last time out when his left leg bent awkwardly in a fight for a rebound. That's about the only time it seems VanVleet and the Shockers have been slowed all season. The point guard's sixth-ranked team will improve to 17-0 on Saturday night if it hands Missouri State its first home loss. Wichita State (16-0, 3-0 Missouri Valley)...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Illinois St.-Wichita St. Preview

Unbeaten Wichita State is enjoying the longest winning streak in school history thanks in large part to Fred VanVleet. While casual fans may not recognize the name, VanVleet's game is starting to speak for itself. VanVleet tries to lead the No. 6 Shockers to a 10th win in 11 matchups with visiting Illinois State on Wednesday night. After opening Missouri Valley play with Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: No. 8 Wichita State beats Northern Iowa 67-53

WICHITA, Kan. -- Fred VanVleet had a season-high 22 points to lead No. 8 Wichita State past Northern Iowa 67-53 on Sunday, the unbeaten Shockers' 15th straight win. Cleanthony Early had 18 points for Wichita State (15-0, 2-0 Missouri Valley), which established a school record for consecutive wins and extended the best start in school history. The previous record winning streak of...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: No. 8 Wichita State handles Southern Illinois 82-67

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Fred VanVleet had 17 points, seven assists and two steals and No. 8 Wichita State remained unbeaten behind 62 percent shooting, opening Missouri Valley Conference play with an 82-67 victory over Southern Illinois on Thursday night. Cleanthony Early scored 23 points for the Shockers (14-0, 1-0), the preseason conference favorites coming off a Final Four appearance...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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