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Could the Shockers be even better than last year's Final Four crew?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- He remembers a crack. It was tiny, not fat enough for a dime to slip through, but it was there. One sliver of a ***** in that Wichita State armor. One that he could hear from over on the bench. One that stuck. You ask Indiana State coach Greg Lansing if this season's 23-0 Shockers are better than last season's Final Four Shockers, and he says yes. When...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the Shockers be even better than last year's Final Four crew?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- He remembers a crack. It was tiny, not fat enough for a dime to slip through, but it was there. One sliver of a ***** in that Wichita State armor. One that he could hear from over on the bench. One that stuck. You ask Indiana State's coach Greg Lansing is this season's 23-0 Shockers are better than last season's Final Four Shockers, and he says yes...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2013-14 NCAA Preseason Preview: No. 13 Wichita St.

For many casual fans, Wichita State is the team that mustered a magical run on the way to its first Final Four in nearly five decades, but few are aware of the school’s losing battle with Creighton in one of college basketball’s most exciting conference title duels in recent memory. Not much has changed this offseason. Wichita State is just as good as, if not better than, last...
Via The Sports Post
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Final Four Thoughts

    Wichita State vs. Louisville Wichita State has been successful this season by setting the pace on both ends of the floor. Tough on-ball defense combined with some physical play has made the Shockers a solid match-up against most teams.  On the offensive end, don’t let Louisville pressure the ball out high. Malcolm Armstead needs to get the team into its...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

The Final Four: What's to Like

We become fans of sports franchises and programs for a variety of reasons, and most of the time, either logically or illogically, the symbiosis has to do with how we identify with the team. Basic reasons: Our hometown; a role model; our father’s team. More psychologically complex reasons: Aesthetics, like uniform color or shoe contract; playing style and tempo; or the team is playing...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Notes: Wichita State @ Louisville

Wichita State at Louisville Date 4/6/2013 6:09:00 PMLocation AtlantaLive StatsLinkTV CBS Team Stats Advantage LouisvilleAdvantage Wichita StateFG %   FT %   3 PT %   2 PT %   3/FG     Four FactorseFG%  TO%  O Reb %   D Reb %   FT Rate    Defensive Allowed3 PT %   2 PT %  TO%      Matchup Simulation StatsThis game has been simulated...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Wichita State players 'Googled' its location

ATLANTA Don't leak this information to fiery head coach Gregg Marshall, but Wichita State is playing the de factor Cinderella at the Final Four in Atlanta, due in large part to the fact that not many people could find the school on a map prior to the Shockers' upsets over Gonzaga and Ohio State. Not even Wichita State's own players. In a loose press conference Friday...
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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Final Four: Inside the numbers

1: Number of Final Four teams (Louisville) who play faster than the average NCAA tempo. 3: Combined number of seniors for Louisville, Syracuse and Michigan who play at least half their team's minutes. Wichita State has three. 4: Combined NCAA Tournament Titles for these four teams. Only Wichita State has not won previously. 4.5: Average seed for this year's Final...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Wichita State trumps Ohio State to make Final Four

LOS ANGELES, March 30 –Wichita State was solid as a rock in their performance against the Ohio State Buckeyes. Malcolm Armstead put together 14 points and seven assists Saturday, sending No. 9 Wichita State into the NCAA Final Four with a 70-66 win over Ohio State. Please click here to read this story. The post Wichita State trumps Ohio State to make Final Four appeared first on Players View.
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Wichita State upsets OSU for Final Four trip

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Wichita State is headed to the Final Four, and these Shockers should be no surprise to anybody. Not after the way they held off mighty Ohio State in the West Regional final. Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with 1 minute left, and ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70-66...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Wichita State is headed to the Final Four

LOS ANGELES (AP) Wichita State is headed to the Final Four, and these Shockers should be no surprise to anybody. Not after the way they held off mighty Ohio State in the West Regional final. Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with 1 minute left, and ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Wichita State is headed to the Final Four

LOS ANGELES (AP) Wichita State is headed to the Final Four, and these Shockers should be no surprise to anybody. Not after the way they held off mighty Ohio State in the West Regional final. Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with 1 minute left, and ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Wichita St. advances to Final Four

Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with 1 minute left, and ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70-66 victory over Ohio State on Saturday. Van Vleet scored 12 points as the Shockers (30-8) followed up last week's win over top-ranked Gonzaga with a nail-biting victory over the second-seeded...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Elite Eight picks, Day 1

The first two Final Four berths will be clinched today as the East and West Regional finals tip off. On paper, these two games don’t stand to be as sexy as Sunday’s matchups. Marquette-Syracuse is a Big East blood feud and Ohio State-Wichita State features a grinder from the Big Ten against the last remaining mid-major. But these games aren’t played on paper. The Golden Eagles...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Shockers roll to 72-58 NCAA win over La Salle

LOS ANGELES (AP) Too big, too physical, too quick. Wichita State proved too much of everything for La Salle in a 72-58 victory on Thursday night that put the Shockers into the final eight of the NCAA tournament for the first time in 32 years. They overwhelmed the Explorers with a 14-2 run to open the game that had La Salle playing catch-up the rest of the way. The Explorers trailed...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Wichita State moves on to final 8

Malcolm Armstead and his Wichita State teammates told each other they could be a Final Four team last summer. Now the Shockers are one win away from a place the program hasn't been since 1965. They rolled past La Salle 72-58 in the West Regional semifinals on Thursday night. Next up is No. 2 seed Ohio State in Saturday's regional final. ''It's a big game and...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

BracketRacket: A quiz, a thought and Peeps

Welcome to BracketRacket, your one-stop shopping place for all things NCAA. For our first Sweet 16 edition, we've got a geography quiz by Shockers and Explorers, a coach in rarified air, a former Ohio attorney general rooting for Michigan State and Jim Larranaga's thought for the day. All that and some Bracket Bits that include all of Dunk City's postseason dunks and...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle's run ends with 72-58 loss to Wichita St

La Salle knew what it wanted to do against Wichita State. The Explorers just never got a chance in the first half, and after that it was too late. They played catch-up the entire game, losing 72-58 in the West Regional semifinals on Thursday night to end their surprising run of three NCAA tournament wins. ''It is definitely tough to swallow because everything we talked...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

LaSalle falls to Wichita State 72-58

LOS ANGELES, March 29  –The LaSalle Explorers never put up much of a fight to the Wichita State Shockers on Thursday. LaSalle’s loss can’t be categorized as ugly as much as it can be viewed as a lethargic tap out that was conceded from the opening tip. Please click here to read this story. The post LaSalle falls to Wichita State 72-58 appeared first on Players View.
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Shockers end La Salle's run to reach Elite Eight

LOS ANGELES Whatever hope La Salle had of turning the NCAA tournament on its ear or at least becoming the Florida Gulf Coast of the West Regional dissolved in a matter of minutes Thursday night at Staples Center. Against a Wichita State team that was too fast and too big and too much of everything, the Explorers never really had a chance. Well, they had one, but it ended before...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Wichita State stomps La Salle

Wichita State went from sweet to elite, beating La Salle 72-58 on Thursday night to reach the final eight of the NCAA tournament for the first time in 32 years. Malcolm Armstead scored 18 points, Carl Hall added 16 points and freshman Ron Baker 13 for the ninth-seeded Shockers, who proved their upset of No. 1 seed Gonzaga in the third round was no fluke. They never trailed in this...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Tebow shocks Wichita State team with visit

New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow decided he would make a special detour stop in Kansas on Sunday to congratulate the Wichita State men's basketball team.   Tebow's plane
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Shockers ready to dance with top seed Gonzaga

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Forty-six years have passed since Wichita State had a crack at the No. 1 team in the country. That opponent was part of John Wooden's UCLA dynasty. This one bears no resemblance to that. The Shockers woke up Friday, sensing a realistic opportunity for an upset after seeing top-ranked and top-seeded Gonzaga survive a scare the day before against 16th-seeded...
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March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Wichita St.-Gonzaga Preview

Forty-six years have passed since Wichita State had a crack at the No. 1 team in the country. That opponent was part of John Wooden's UCLA dynasty. This one bears no resemblance to that. The Shockers woke up Friday, sensing a realistic opportunity for an upset after seeing top-ranked and top-seeded Gonzaga survive a scare the day before against 16th-seeded Southern. '...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Most Impressive Day 1 Wins

Whether it was a blowout, an upset, or just winning the games you’re supposed to win, these were the most impressive wins from the (real) first round of the NCAA Tournament. (9) Wichita State 73, (8) Pittsburgh 55 A close game for the first half, but the Shockers really took it to Pitt in the final 20 minutes. Junior transfer guard Malcolm Armstead led Wichita State with 22 points...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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