WICHITA STATE SHOCKERS NEWS

Hines Column: With Bulls chatter growing, should ISU stand pat or extend money to Hoiberg?

As a plane readied to ferry Gregg Marshall to Tuscaloosa to investigate a lucrative opportunity at the University of Alabama, the Wichita State community marshaled all the financial might it could muster to give the coach a substantial raise and keep him a Shocker.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
6 days ago

Anton Grady to Transfer to Wichita State

Former Cleveland State forward Anton Grady will continue his amateur career as a Wichita State Shocker. Grady is eligible for competition immediately due to the fact that he will be attending WSU as a graduate student, having completed his undergraduate study at Cleveland State. This type of penalty-free transfer has become more common in college sports and has provided a big lift...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State lands Cleveland State transfer Anton Grady

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Wichita State has filled a significant void in the post by signing Cleveland State transfer Anton Grady to a financial aid agreement for next season. Grady, who has already graduated, will be eligible to play his final season immediately. He averaged 14.3 points and a team-leading 7.9 rebounds last season. The Shockers are losing power forward Darius Carter to...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Florida's Basketball Program Built to Continue the Billy Donovan Legacy?

College basketball coaching changes are in a weird place in 2016. Gregg Marshall passed on Alabama to stay at Wichita State. He’ll make...
Via Athlon Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

JUCO guard picks Kentucky over IU

Vincennes guard also considered Wichita State and Creighton           
Via Indiana State - Official Site
26 days ago

Wichita State stars Baker, VanVleet returning for another season

Wichita State stars Baker, VanVleet returning for another season.
Via Fox Sports
April 13, 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

Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall gets hefty raise, spurns Alabama

  Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall agreed to terms on a new contact, choosing to remain with the Missouri Valley powerhouse after receiving overtures from Alabama. Terms of the agreement, which was reached late Wednesday, were not disclosed because the final contract still must be signed. It is expected to be a significant raise from the base salary of $1.85 million that Marshall...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Marshall reaches new agreement to stay with Wichita State

Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall has agreed to terms on a new contact, choosing to remain with the Missouri Valley powerhouse after receiving overtures from Alabama. Terms of the agreement, which was reached late Wednesday, were not disclosed because the final contract still must be signed. It is expected to be a significant raise from the base salary of $1.85 million that Marshall...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Marshall Stays At Wichita State: A Fluke, Or A Sign of Things To Come?

It is officially official: Gregg Marshall will return to coach the Wichita State Shockers thanks to a new deal that will pay the coach $3 million per year. This is after rumors swirled around the idea that Alabama would fork over $3 million to scoop up the highly sought-after coach. The fact that Marshall is going back to coach at Wichita State isn’t exactly surprising. What is...
Via Bloguin Best
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Marshall Stays At Wichita State: A Fluke, Or A Sign of Things To Come?

It is officially official: Gregg Marshall will return to coach the Wichita State Shockers thanks to a new deal that will pay the coach $3 million per year. This is after rumors swirled around the idea that Alabama would fork over $3 million to scoop up the highly sought-after coach. The fact that Marshall is going back to coach at Wichita State isn’t exactly surprising. What is...
Via The Student Section
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Marshall reaches deal with Wichita State, spurns Alabama

Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall will remain with the Shockers after considering leaving for Alabama, Bleacher Report’s Jason King reported Wednesday. Gregg Marshall is 398-159 in eight seasons as Wichita State’s head coach. (Photo: Peter Aiken | Getty Images North America) Alabama athletics director Bill Battle later confirmed that Marshall is not leaving his current job...
Via The Catch and Shoot
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama rejected by Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall

  Alabama athletic director Bill Battle is moving on to other men's basketball coaching candidates after courting Wichita State's Gregg Marshall. Battle released a statement saying he learned Wednesday night that Marshall had opted to remain at Wichita State. The Crimson Tide is seeking a replacement for Anthony Grant, who was fired on March 15 after making just one NCAA tournament...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Marshall spurns Bama, will stay at Wichita State

Marshall spurns Bama, will stay at Wichita State
Via Philly Sports Live
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Wichita State working on ‘enhanced package’ to keep Gregg Marshall

If Wichita State ends up losing basketball coach Gregg Marshall to Alabama or another program, it won’t be for a lack of trying. ESPN’s Andy Katz reports that the Shockers are working on an “enhanced package” to keep Marshall, who is considering a big-money offer from the Crimson Tide. Katz says Marshall’s decision should come...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Glass reiterates support for Crean

A week after Indiana’s season-ending 81-76 loss to Wichita State in the NCAA tournament, athletics director Fred Glass spoke out in support of Tom Crean, who just finished his seventh season in Bloomington. In a statement sent to The Indianapolis Star, Glass reiterated his support for IU’s head coach, while also stating that he expects […] The post Glass reiterates support...
Via Inside the Hall
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Shockers head into offseason with plenty of questions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Wichita State reached another Sweet 16 this season thanks in part to the frenzied, full-court press that coach Gregg Marshall often employs to such success. Now, it may be Marshall's turn to deal with another kind of full-court press. After a run of unparalleled success with the Shockers, including a Final Four trip a couple years ago, Marshall will have no...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Notre Dame Defeats Wichita State 81-70 to Advance to Elite Eight

Fred VanVleet #23 of the Wichita State Shockers tries to steal the ball from Demetrius Jackson #11 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the second half during the Midwest Regional semifinal of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (Mandatory Credit: Getty Images/ESPN) The Irish came out fighting in their Sweet 16 matchup against Wichita State, securing their spot in the Elite...
Via The Sports Journal
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

3 seed Notre Dame bounces Wichita State to reach Elite Eight

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Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sweet 16 Game Preview and Predictions: Wichita State vs. Notre Dame

This is probably not something that gets said very often in college sports: Notre Dame wants what Wichita State has. Notre Dame is a college...
Via Athlon Sports
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Marshall On Alabama: “We Will Listen, But It Will Take A Lot” To Leave Wichita State

Gregg Marshall has turned Wichita State basketball into one of the best programs in the nation, and one huge athletic department will reportedly do whatever it takes to poach him. Many coaches wouldn’t address something like this while his team is still playing, but it is refreshing that Marshall will acknowledge the story, and even admit that there is some interest. However, it...
Via College Spun
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama is prepared to offer big contract to Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall

The Wichita State Shockers are having the best two-year run in school history right now. After defeating Kansas in the third round of the NCAA Tournament, the Shockers are headed to the Sweet 16. But as many of you know, when you have success others take notice. One particular team in the SEC has their eyes on head coach Gregg Marshall. According to Gary Parrish of CBS Sports, Alabama...
Via No Guts, No Glory
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama To Make Run For Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall

After leading Wichita State to a win over Kansas and a Sweet 16 birth, Gregg Marshall is going to be one of the hottest names on the coaching market this offseason. With Anthony Grant recently fired, Marshall’s name is reportedly in consideration for the open Alabama position. According to CBSSports.com, Alabama officials are prepared to present […] The post Report: Alabama...
Via Diehardsport
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Falls to Wichita State in Round of 32

“Perspective-wise, there’s no way I’ll say it was a great year.” – Bill Self. This was the matchup Wichita State fans were dying for. KU-WSU was the matchup everyone wanted from the moment the selection committee made it possible. Both teams knocked out their opponents in the round of 64, setting up a matchup of the two best teams in Kansas with a Sweet 16 berth on the...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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