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Northwestern State to ink former LSU, Wichita State commitment Lenni Kunert

Live Oak third baseman, two-time NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune All-Baton Rouge Area Large Schools performer excited for opportunity in Natchitoches
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
3 hours 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
May 08, 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

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 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 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

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

Wichita State Brings Shocking End to Season for Kansas

Kansas fans had to know their team was going to get a game when it played Wichita State Sunday afternoon, but they had no idea they were going to get the game that they got. A poor shooting day from the floor did the Jayhawks (35 percent from the floor; 28 percent from behind the arc). The Shockers had a much better day hitting 49 percent from the floor and 50 percent from behind...
Via FatManWriting
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Wichita State Doesn't Need Kansas Anymore

For Kansas’ sake, the Jayhawks should beg to schedule Wichita State soon. In eight years, Gregg Marshall took a program that was already...
Via Athlon Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Wichita KO’s Kansas: The Shockers Show The Importance of March Experience

On Sunday in Omaha, the small school beat the big school. However, it was also the experienced and battle-tested team that beat the young and talented team. The experience of the Wichita State Shockers showed nearly the entire game against the Kansas Jayhawks on both sides of the ball. It carried them to a memorable win in the first staging of this in-state game since 1993. It also...
Via The Student Section
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: TV Star Henry Winkler Celebrated Wichita State’s Win With Some Shockers Fans

Henry Winkler, famous for his role in long-running television series Happy Days and numerous other shows and movies, is a beloved Hollywood icon. Apparently, he is also a big fan of Wichita State basketball. Minutes after the Shockers’ upset win over Kansas in the Round of 32, Winkler retweeted a picture of himself celebrating with three Wichita State fans, including screenwriter...
Via College Spun
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: There Is A “Bragging Rights” Kansas vs. Wichita State Shirt Out, Which Will Be Relevant For The Next 4 Hours

Kansas and Wichita State have not faced off since 1993, despite the fact that the two schools are just roughly 160 miles away from each other. Fans should not be shocked that there is an officially licensed shirt out for the Round of 32 match-up, which is set to tip off at 5:15 in Omaha. Reddit user beermit posted this photo of the shirt: Our question: how many people are buying...
Via College Spun
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The Minute After: Wichita State

Thoughts on a 81-76 loss to the Shockers: Indiana brought the proper fight, played its game and hung in the best it could. But Wichita State’s experience got the best of the Hoosiers down the stretch, and Indiana’s shot at the upset went with it. After a Darius Carter free throw at the 10:24 mark in […] The post The Minute After: Wichita State appeared first on Inside the...
Via Inside the Hall
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana Fans Are Ripping Tom Crean After Hoosiers’ Loss To Wichita State

Indiana was not favored to beat seven seed Wichita State, but many would argue that with the talent on the roster, it should have been. With the Round of 64 loss, Indiana finishes a disappointing 20-14 on the season, and many Hoosier fans are completely over the Tom Crean era in Bloomington. The most vocal of them are letting everyone know it on Twitter. Well, this is what IU basketball...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

First look: Wichita State Shockers

Indiana will face Wichita State in the NCAA tournament round of 64 on Friday in Omaha, Nebraska at the CenturyLink Center. We’ll have our in-depth What To Expect preview later in the week, but here’s a first look at the seventh-seeded Shockers. Wichita State is located about 303 miles southwest of Omaha, so the Shockers should […] The post First look: Wichita State Shockers...
Via Inside the Hall
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall talks NCAA tournament

Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall met with the media on Sunday night following the NCAA tournament selection show to discuss his team’s draw in the field, Friday’s matchup with Indiana and more. Watch the full press conference below: The post Video: Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall talks NCAA tournament appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting...
Via Inside the Hall
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NCAA Tournament sleeper picks: Buffalo, Wichita State, Valpo, Eastern Washington

The 2015 NCAA Tournament brackets have already been released, which means it’s time to start digging in to the picks. Naturally there will be sleepers to bust all brackets, so we will do our best to identify some of the top upset picks for the tournament. Buffalo (23-9): A 12 seed from the Mid-American Conference,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New CBB Polls: Wichita State, Maryland Take Big Jumps Into The Top 10

Vine/Zach Woosley The college basketball regular season is coming to a close very soon, but there is still plenty of movement near the top of the polls—and the potential seed lines for the NCAA Tournament. This week’s big winners: Wichita State, which landed a huge Missouri Valley win over Northern Iowa, and Maryland, which knocked off No. 5 Wisconsin and Michigan. The two polls...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois Mascot Lays Out Little Girl After Wichita State Game

Losing sucks--especially when you lose bad like Southern Illinois did to Wichita State Tuesday night (84-62 and it was never really close). So if the mascot was a little perturbed about the defeat it would be understandable. However, no matter how upset he may be that is no reason to take out his frustrations on an innocent little girl!Or maybe it was because he tried to make a move...
Via FatManWriting
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Taking Stock of The Mid-Majors: Wichita State-Northern Iowa Is One Part Of A Larger Story

When Wichita State traveled to Northern Iowa on Saturday, it marked the first time that two top-25-ranked Missouri Valley Conference teams squared off since 1982. While the game did not live up to its billing, as the Panthers curb-stomped the Shockers, the lopsided result does not devalue the teams or the Valley at all. Think about it: Wichita State had not lost a conference game...
Via The Student Section
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Wichita State baseball put on NCAA probation for impermissible benefits

  Wichita State's baseball program was placed on probation Thursday after the NCAA found that the Shockers used 21 players who received impermissible benefits over a two-year period. The school self-reported the violations last year, likely resulting in lighter sanctions. Still, the NCAA decided that Wichita State's storied program would need to vacate wins from 2011-13 -- including...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Wichita State guard Frankamp arrested on suspicion of DUI

WICHITA, Kan. -- Authorities say Wichita State guard Conner Frankamp has been arrested on suspicion of DUI. Wichita police Lt. James Espinoza told The Associated Press that the 19-year-old was arrested early Sunday morning after being initially stopped for failing to signal a turn and maintain a single lane. Espinoza said Monday a breath test showed Frankamp's blood-alcohol content...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Wichita State's Conner Frankamp arrested on suspicion of DUI

Wichita State G Conner Frankamp arrested on suspicion of DUI, the Wichita Eagle reports. Frankcamp, who was arrested early Sunday morning, was also cited for "improper driving on laned roadway" and "unsafe turning or stopping", the newspaper reported, citing a Sedgwick County (Kan.) Sheriff's Office booking report. Frankamp, who recently transferred from Kansas, is sitting out a...
Via Fox Sports
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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