RON BAKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

MVC: Baker carries Shockers on his back, 66-58 over Loyola

ST. LOUIS -- Ron Baker hit five 3-pointers and scored 25 points and league champion Wichita State used a late 11-0 run to rally for a 66-58 win over eighth-seeded Loyola Chicago in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley tournament on Thursday.The Shockers (24-7), who have won six straight, face the Southern Illinois-Northern Iowa winner in Saturday's semifinals.The Ramblers (15...
Via Associated Press
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Baker rallies Wichita St. past Loyola 66-58 in MVC quarters

ST. LOUIS (AP) Ron Baker hit 5-3-pointers and scored 25 points and league champion Wichita State used a late 11-0 run to rally for an a 66-58 win over eighth-seeded Loyola Chicago in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley tournament on Thursday. The Shockers (24-7), who have won six straight, face the Southern Illinois-Northern Iowa winner in Saturday's semifinals. The Ramblers...
Via Associated Press
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Baker leads Wichita State to 84-51 rout of Indiana State

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Ron Baker scored 14 points and Wichita State rolled over Indiana State 84-51 on Sunday. Baker had five rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots. Shaquille Morris, Zach Brown and Markis McDuffie all finished with 11 points for the Shockers (21-7, 14-2 Missouri Valley), who have won four of five and clinched the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. Indiana...
Via Associated Press
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico St. blown out by Wichita St. in rare non-conference matchup

WICHITA, Kan. -- Ron Baker scored 13 points to move up Wichita State's career scoring list and the Shockers beat New Mexico State 71-41 Monday night in a rare February non-conference matchup. Baker moved into 12th place in program history with 1,503 points. He also became the fifth Shocker to reach 100 career wins. Fred VanVleet added 12 points with seven assists for Wichita State...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2016  |  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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