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Wichita State Basketball

Down Goes No. 1!

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 05.23.2014 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Calipari stood frozen on the Kentucky sideline. Every player on the Wichita State bench held his breath. Everything seemed to ...

Jordan Schultz

How To Beat The Unbeaten Wichita State Shockers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.19.2014 | Sports

Wichita State stunned the college basketball world as a 9-seed in 2013 with its Final Four run. Having a top seed this season is a huge plus (since 19...

Bracket Matchups: Midwest Region

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.17.2014 | Sports

Undefeated Wichita State's magical run will continue as the top seed in the Midwest Region of the NCAA tournament. The Shockers (34-0) ...

Wichita State Earns 1st No. 1 Seed In School History

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 05.16.2014 | Sports

Wichita State's reward for a perfect regular season is a loaded Midwest Region, where the top-seeded Shockers will be joined by fellow Final Four part...

Wichita State's Conference Championship Shirts Have Glaring Mistake

Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports

Wichita State defeated Indiana State 83-69 in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game on Sunday to improve to 34-0. However, according to the...

30-0!

AP | BILL LIESSE | Posted 04.28.2014 | Sports

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Ron Baker scored 15 points to lead four Wichita State players in double figures and the second-ranked Shockers became the first ...

WATCH: Elderly Fans Use Energy Drink To Stay Awake For Hoops Game

Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports

A pair of elderly Wichita State basketball fans did all they could to stay up for the Shockers' late game against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on ...

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VCU And Harvard Are Primed For Big Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.08.2013 | Sports

With college basketball trending more and more toward parity, the term "mid-majors" can sometimes be a misleading descriptor. Wichita State, of the Mi...

Louisville Survives Wichita State's Upset Bid

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 06.06.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — Russ Smith looked at the scoreboard, then at the clock, then over at the bench. Louisville needed a run, but he had no idea where it ...

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How Does Wichita State Match Up To Louisville's Offense?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.05.2013 | Sports

A No. 9 seed in the Final Four against the tournament's top overall seed sounds like a done deal. But you can throw expectations out the window becaus...

NCAA Final Four: The Favorites Are Now the Darlings

Terry Lyons | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

As Kevin Ware suffered the injury, the outcome of the NCAA tournament might've shifted on its axis.

Wichita State Explains 'Shockers' Nickname

AP | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — Fast Fact: What's a Shocker? As the lowest seed still playing — and one of the lowest ever to reach the final weeken...

Wichita State 'Playing For Each Other' In Final Four

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 30 years ago, Cliff Levingston was part of a powerhouse team at Wichita State that was stocked with future NBA talent, and ...

Everything You Need To Know For The Final Four

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — A look at Saturday's games at the Final Four: LOUISVILLE (33-5) vs. WICHITA STATE (30-8) LOUISVILLE ...

Wichita State Coach Going To Stick Around?

AP | By DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — Gregg Marshall sat in his office on the campus of Wichita State on a cold January morning, his familiar eye glasses set aside, and ga...

The One Person Who Is Not 'Shocked'

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 06.01.2013 | Sports
Shannon Sutherland

My father is a proud and unwavering fan of everything Wichita State. He believes they have the best tennis team, business school, basketball team, theater program and cafeteria food. I, on the other hand, am not.

PREDICT: Louisville vs. Wichita State

Posted 03.31.2013 | Sports

The last No. 1 seed standing will take on the lone Cinderella team still hanging around in one national semifinal. No 1 Louisville will face No. 9 Wic...

Ohio State Shocked In Elite Eight

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 03.31.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Everything had been going right for Ohio State. The Buckeyes had an 11-game winning streak. They were shooting 47 percent and averaging...

Shocking Final Four

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.30.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Cleanthony Early kept stealing glances down at the hat in his hands while he waited for his turn to climb the stepladder, scissors...

LIVE: Elite Eight

Posted 03.30.2013 | Sports

Wichita State better hope its Elite Eight matchup with Ohio State doesn't come down to the final seconds. The Buckeyes have already had plenty of prac...

PREDICT: No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 9 Wichita State

Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

No. 2 Ohio State will take on No. 9 Wichita State in the West Regional final on Saturday with a spot in the Final Four on the line. The Buckeyes ne...

Cinderella Knocks Out Cinderella

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.28.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Too big, too physical, too quick. Wichita State proved too much of everything for La Salle in a 72-58 victory on Thursday night t...

LIVE: Sweet 16

Posted 03.28.2013 | Sports

The first night of Sweet 16 action concludes with a pair of compelling matchups: Goliath vs. Goliath, David vs. David. In the East Region, No. 1 In...

Wichita State Vs. La Salle

Posted 03.27.2013 | Sports

No. 9 seed Wichita State will face No. 13 seed La Salle in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament in the West region. Wichita State arguably has...

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Sweet 16 NCAA Play Tips Off Thursday, Don't Miss These 10 Things

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.27.2013 | Sports

If the Sweet 16 is anything like the NCAA Tournament's opening weekend, then hang on to your seats. An array of blue-blood matchups fills the docket, ...