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Wichita St pulls away late in 74-55 win over Northern Iowa

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Ron Baker scored 21 points and Wichita State pulled away from Northern Iowa down the stretch in the Shockers 74-55 win on Wednesday night. After an 80-76 OT loss to Seton Hall on Dec. 19 dropped Wichita State's record to 5-5, the Shockers have won eight in row including their first seven in conference play. Markis McDuffie finished with 15 points and Fred...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

VanVleet has career-high 29, Wichita State beats ISU 82-62

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Fred VanVleet scored a career-high 29 points, Ron Baker added 16 and Wichita State beat Indiana State 82-62 on Sunday for its seventh straight victory. Baker had a 3-point play during a 10-0 run early in the second half for a 51-37 lead. VanVleet tied his career best on a 3-pointer with eight minutes left and set the mark one minute later on a layup. Anton...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State wins eighth straight, 67-47 over Drake

WICHITA, Kan. -- Ron Baker scored 14 points, Fred VanVleet added 13 and Wichita State beat Drake 67-47 on Thursday for its eighth straight victory. Baker was 3 of 4 from 3-point range as Wichita State made 8 of 24 from distance. Zach Brown added 10 points for Wichita State (7-5), which has won six straight Missouri Valley Conference openers. Kale Abrahamson hit a 3-pointer for Drake...
Via Associated Press
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Like free throws? Shockers put up 62 of 'em in win over Nevada

WICHITA, Kan. -- Ron Baker scored 17 points and Wichita State set a school record with 44 made free throws in a 98-69 victory over Nevada on Tuesday night.The Shockers were 44 of 62 from the stripe (71 percent), including John Robert Simon's record-setting make with 44 seconds left.Wichita State's previous record was 40 -- set in 1967 and 1986.Fred VanVleet and Zach Brown added 13...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet to Return For Senior Seasons

Almost two weeks after head coach Gregg Marshall decided to remain with the team, it appears that he’ll have two of his best players back with him and the Wichita State Shockers next season. According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, guards Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet will return for their senior seasons. Wichita State's Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet are both returning to school, sources...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Baker leading No. 4 Shockers' perfect run

WICHITA, Kan. -- All those sages who claim there are valuable lessons to be learned from a loss have never met Ron Baker, the mop-haired sophomore guard for No. 4 Wichita State. You see, the Shockers are riding a perfect start to the season, pushing their record to 26-0 with a 78-67 victory over Southern Illinois on Tuesday night. But people seem to forget that the Fabulous Baker...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 4 Shockers still among nation's unbeatens

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Wichita State's Ron Baker has grown accustomed to looking up in the stands during a pregame shoot-around, peering from one section to the next, and seeing very few empty seats. Not just when the Shockers are at home, either. Fourth-ranked Wichita State, which beat Drake over the weekend to run its record to 21-0, has become a marquee opponent on everybody's schedule...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Is there anything Wichita State's Ron Baker can't do?

While coach Gregg Marshall has taken comfort in knowing there isn't much Ron Baker can't do, that has become a difficult lesson for Wichita State opponents. The do-it-all guard looks to continue his tear as the 11th-ranked Shockers try to start 9-0 for the second straight season Saturday night against visiting Oral Roberts. Baker is having a breakout sophomore season after capping...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ron Baker Could Become First Round Prospect

Ron Baker is the leading scorer on the No. 12 ranked Wichita State Shockers and is becoming a more highly regarded NBA prospect. Baker is a 6'3, redshirt sophomore combo guard. "Myself and a lot of NBA scouts are very high on Wichita State's Ron Baker," wrote Chad Ford. "He's sitting in the 40s on our Big Board right now, but the more I watch him play and the more I talk with scouts...
Via RealGM
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Preview: Shockers to take on BYU in CBE final

Wichita State hasn't been troubled very much this season. That may change against BYU. Ron Baker looks to continue his superb shooting and help the No. 12 Shockers overcome the high-scoring Cougars in the championship game of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City on Tuesday night. Wichita State (6-0) is beating opponents by an average of 22.0 points, while limiting them...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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