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New Mexico State Hires Wichita State Assistant Chris Jans As Head Coach

Chris Jans is getting another chance to be the head coach at the college level thanks to the New Mexico State basketball team. According to NBC Sports, the 48-year old coach was named as the successor to Paul Weir, who left the program after only one season to coach the Aggies. Jans steps in as the coach of at team that went an impressive 28-6 last season and made its fifth tournament...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago

Wichita State Lands 8-Year Under Armour Deal

With their move to a new conference, the Wichita State Shockers will get a makeover thanks to a new apparel deal with Under Armour. On Monday, the Shockers announced an eight-year deal that will begin on July 1. While the deal officially begins on July 1, the basketball team will continue to wear Nike for the 2017-18 season in order to fulfill their contract with the brand. Other...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago

Wichita State’s potential in AAC a mixed bag, looking at recent realignment history

On Friday, the Wichita State Shockers were unanimously approved to join the American Athletic Conference as a non-football member and the league’s 12th basketball program. The news, which had been talked up publicly for nearly a month, was not all that surprising. However, it does present its own set of challenges — both for WSU, as well as its new conference-mates. Since splitting...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State addition moves AAC closer to Power 6, says conference head Mike Aresco

Via FOX Sports
15 days ago

WATCH: Highlights: Baseball Game 3 vs. Southern Illinois (April. 9, 2017)

Highlights of the Shockers 17-7 victory over Southern Illinois in game three of the three-day series at Eck Stadium.

American Athletic Conference: Wichita is here now what?

The American Athletic Conference took a large step forward with the addition of Wichita State. The Shockers were rumored to be in talks to join the American Athletic Conference since their exit to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament but it became official as they were unanimously voted in to join the league for the 2017/18 […] American Athletic Conference: Wichita is here now what...
Via Section215
16 days ago

What Wichita State’s move to the AAC means for Loyola

At least in the short term, Wichita State’s decision to leave the Missouri Valley for the American is a blessing for Loyola. Twice in the last three years, Loyola has had teams that, when healthy, rank in the top 100 of Kenpom. In any mid-major league other than the MVC with Wichita State or the WCC with Gonzaga or Saint Mary’s, that’s good enough to compete for a conference...
Via The Catch and Shoot
18 days ago

Wichita State joining the AAC a realignment move that-for once—makes total sense

Via FOX Sports
18 days ago

Report: Valparaiso, Murray State Could Replace Wichita State In MVC

The Missouri Valley Conference could be acting fast to replace the Wichita State Shockers, who have left the conference to join the AAC. According to reports, the MVC is currently looking at Valparaiso and Murray State as potential options. The report comes from  Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports. While the move to the AAC was a positive move forward for the Shockers, it served as...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago

WATCH: Wichita State University Joins The American Athletic Conference (April. 7, 2017)

Wichita State announces it's acceptance as the 12th member of the American Athletic Conference with a press conference featuring words from President John Bardo and Director of Athletics Darron Boatright.

Wichita State says goodbye to Valley, hello to AAC

Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State Accepts Invite To The American

Wichita State has accepted an invitation to join the American Athletic Conference on July 1. The school, which is currently a member of the Missouri Valley Conference, does not have a football program but it is a powerhouse in men's basketball.
Via Sports On Earth
18 days ago

American Athletic Conference votes to add Wichita State starting with 2017-18 season

Via FOX Sports
18 days ago

Report: Wichita State unanimously voted into AAC

Wichita State has been unanimously voted into the American Athletic Conference, according to a report from Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel. The decision to move to the AAC from the Missouri Valley Conference will have an impact on all of the university’s sports except football. Pending final paperwork, the Shockers are set to become the 12th school in the AAC for women’s...
Via Excelle Sports
18 days ago

It's unanimous: AAC votes to admit Wichita State

Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State leaving MVC for AAC on July 1

Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Shockers make move: Wichita State leaving MVC for AAC

Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

AAC presidents vote unanimously to admit Wichita State

Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State To Join AAC Beginning Next Season

It didn’t take long to become official. After expressing interest in joining the AAC just a few weeks ago, the Wichita State Shockers have been unanimously voted into the conference. The Shockers will begin playing in the AAC for the 2017-18 season. A vote was held on Friday morning to approve Wichita State and an announcement is expected later this afternoon. The addition of...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago

Wichita State leaving MVC for AAC on July 1

Wichita State has accepted an invitation to join the American Athletic Conference. Conference spokesman Bill Potter says the presidents of the conference’s 12 member schools voted unanimously Friday to admit the school in all sports but football and the school accepted the invitation. The school, which is currently a member of the Missouri Valley Conference, does not have a football...
Via MyNorthwest.com
19 days ago

Vote For Wichita State Shockers Joining The AAC To Happen Later This Week

The Missouri Valley Conference might be losing one of its most consistent performers. The AAC has scheduled a conference later this week to vote and decide whether an invitation will be extended to the Wichita State Shockers. A final decision on their admission is expected to be announced this weekend, according to a report by Sports Illustrated. The Shockers have become the juggernaut...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago

Wichita State reportedly joining American Athletic Conference

After rumors swirled for the past few months, it appears that Wichita State will make the jump from the Missouri Valley Conference to the American Athletic Conference. That should mean a considerable step up in competition for the Shockers. The AAC has more traditionally good teams than the Missouri Valley (UConn and Cincinnati vs. Northern Iowa and Indiana State), and KenPom.com...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

AAC Members Preparing For Wichita State To Join

Wichita State appears to finally be getting their wish. The Shockers have been seeking a tougher conference in recent years and Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports reports members of the American Athletic Conference (AAC) are preparing for Wichita State to join the conference for the 2017-18 season. Wichita State would serve as a non-football member of the conference. The addition of...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago

WATCH: Baseball: Highlights vs. Valparaiso (Game 3, April. 2, 2017)

Highlights of the Shockers walk-off 4-3 victory over Valparaiso to sweep the series at Eck Stadium.

WATCH: Baseball: Highlights vs. Valparaiso (Game 3, April 2, 2017)

Highlights of the Shockers' walk-off 4-3 victory over Valparaiso to sweep the series at Eck Stadium.
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