WICHITA STATE SHOCKERS NEWS

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

JUCO guard picks Kentucky over IU

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

JUCO guard, IU target to decide Tuesday

Vincennes guard will decide between UK, IU, Wichita State and Creighton           
Via Indiana State - Official Site
5 days ago

Baker, VanVleet to return to Wichita State next season

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Wichita State has already scored a big win for next season. Guard Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet announced Monday they will return for their senior seasons for the Shockers. The announcements come weeks after coach Gregg Marshall turned down a chance to leave Wichita to coach at Alabama. Baker and VanVleet both applied to be evaluated for their NBA draft potential...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State stars Baker, VanVleet returning for another season

Wichita State stars Baker, VanVleet returning for another season.
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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

Wichita State reaches new contract agreement with Marshall

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 The Student Section
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 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

Wichita State coach rejects Alabama

Wichita State coach rejects Alabama.
Via AP on Fox
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

East Tennessee State hires Wichita State assistant Steve Forbes

  East Tennessee State has hired Wichita State assistant Steve Forbes as its next basketball coach. Forbes replaces Murry Bartow, who was fired March 13 after going 224-165 with three NCAA tournament appearances in 12 seasons. ETSU earned the most recent of those NCAA invitations in 2010. In a release Monday announcing the move, ETSU athletic director Richard Sander said "when you...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

East Tennessee State hires Wichita State assistant Forbes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) East Tennessee State has hired Wichita State assistant Steve Forbes as its next basketball coach. Forbes replaces Murry Bartow, who was fired March 13 after going 224-165 with three NCAA Tournament appearances in 12 seasons. ETSU earned the last of those NCAA invitations in 2010. In a release Monday announcing the move, ETSU athletic director Richard Sander...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Men's Tennis Swept by No. 48 Wichita State

The Creighton men's tennis team was swept by No. 48 Wichita State 7-0 at the Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex on Saturday afternoon.
Via Creighton BlueJays - Official Site
March 28, 2015

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

Report: Wichita State assistant Forbes to coach at East Tennessee State

After an impressive NCAA Tournament run with the Shockers, Wichita State assistant coach Steve Forbes looks to be moving on. ESPN reports that Forbes, who has spent the past two seasons on Gregg Marshall's staff at Wichita State, has reached an agreement with East Tennessee State to become the school's next head coach. Forbes previously was head coach at Northwest Florida State and...
Via Fox Sports
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

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
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