Wichita State Shockers Articles

Wichita State Shockers
Gregg Marshall
Wichita State’s bid for an undefeated season ended Sunday with a loss to Kentucky in a thriller in the round of 32.The Shockers put together one of the great regular seasons in college basketball history, regardless of their strength of...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
John Calipari
Anointed as the No. 1 team entering the season thanks to the best recruiting of all time, maybe Kentucky needed to be the underdog to unlock its potential.The Wildcats entered a game against undefeated Wichita State with seven seed lines separating...
David Fox
5 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
The NCAA Tournament is about to tip off. And while only one person will win your office bracket pick 'em pool — probably the girl who makes her picks based on colors, mascots and hot dude-bros, not the nerd alert with KenPom.com...
Nathan Rush
5 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
For any fan just getting into college basketball in time for championship week and office pools: What took you so long?You have some catching up to do. By waiting until the final weeks, you’ve missed a historic season. Certainly, every season...
David Fox
5 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Doug McDermott
Whether the achievements were fully expected, almost routine, or a true surprise, college basketball gave us some of the best of the sport during the weekend.Even though Doug McDermott hit a career milestone, Wichita State continued its unbeaten...
David Fox
5 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Nick Johnson
First off, congratulations to all the teams on the following list. Each of the 13 teams on the list below looks like a team that could win the national title.Now that we're finished with the formalities, Athlon Sports is going pick out each...
David Fox
5 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Spike Albrecht
Becoming a March Madness hero has its perks.For example, can you pronounce Farokhmanesh? Have you ever had such a hot hand you thought you might try courting Kate Upton in front of the entire world?That's what it's like for three weeks...
David Fox
5 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Billy Donovan
While many teams are fighting for a spot in the NCAA Tournament from the bubble, another key part of the bracket is still being determined.A No. 1 seed carries with it not just prestige, but also a decisive advantage history wise to advance to the...
David Fox
5 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Gregg Marshall
The first weekend in March was not a bad way to start the greatest five weeks in the college basketball season.Wichita State wrapped up an undefeated regular season. Virginia came a little closer to winning the ACC. Louisville, Michigan State and...
David Fox
5 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Cleanthony Early
When Wichita State reached the Final Four last season, the Shockers were a part of a trend, a team outside of the power structure reaching the final weekend of the college basketball season.George Mason did it. VCU did it. Butler did it twice.What...
David Fox
6 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Gregg Marshall
Wichita State is one game away from doing something that hasn’t been done in a decade and an Missouri Valley Tournament away from doing something that hasn’t been done since Jerry Tarkanian’s heyday at UNLV.Yet for some reason,...
David Fox
6 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
The number of teams chasing perfection diminished by half Thursday night, and now one of those can relax a bit.Wichita State now has all the attention as the lone undefeated team after Boston College shocked Syracuse on Wednesday night for the...
David Fox
6 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Gregg Marshall
Syracuse and Wichita State remain undefeated. Doug McDermott scored a bunch. And Florida handled a couple of SEC teams.On the surface, the last week was pretty typical as far as the 2013-14 season goes.But behind all those things we’ve come...
David Fox
6 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Jim Boeheim
Tyler Ennis made sure Wednesday there wouldn’t be a change atop the Athlon Sports power rankings this weekend.His unlikely 35-footer as time expired to defeat Pittsburgh keeps Syracuse undefeated and at the No. 1 spot in the power rankings...
David Fox
6 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
C.J. Fair
Determining the top spot this week was easy. Arizona lost. Syracuse won its biggest game of the season. And that’s that.The rest of the rankings, though, remain difficult to determine. Wichita State, San Diego State and Florida are slicing...
David Fox
6 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Cleanthony Early
Perhaps the greatest threat to Syracuse’s undefeated start won’t be games like Saturday, when the Orange defeated Duke in overtime in a wild atmosphere at the Carrier Dome.Instead, the end for Syracuse’s winning streak may be...
David Fox
6 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
Let’s start with this: An undefeated season in college basketball is extremely, extremely unlikely.So much so, we’re about ready to call matching Indiana’s 32-0 season from 1975-76 impossible.Five teams remain in the hunt, though...
David Fox
7 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
This preview and more on Wichita State and the Missouri Valley Conference are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 25 Wichita State Facts &...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Wichita State Shockers
In mid-March, Mitch McGary and Montrezl Harrell were a pair of freshmen still working through their rookie seasons.By April 8, they were key big men in the national championship game.The fortunes for McGary and Harrell took abrupt turns once...
David Fox
1 year ago
Wichita State Shockers
After Florida Gulf Coast reached the Sweet 16 and Wichita State reached the Final Four, teams outside of the college basketball power structure are starting to reach even footing. At least on the court. Beyond the major surprises in the NCAA...
David Fox
1 year ago
Wichita State Shockers
The NBA’s early entry draft deadline has come and gone, creating enough movement to make us re-evaluate our early rankings for 2013-14. Chief among them, we re-visited Oklahoma State after the Cowboys returned point guard Marcus Smart....
David Fox
1 year ago
Wichita State Shockers
The Bluegrass State could be on its way to becoming the basketball version of Alabama. The football championship hasn’t left the state of Alabama four years, with the Crimson Tide winning the BCS in 2009, 2011 and 2012 and Auburn winning in...
David Fox
1 year ago
Wichita State Shockers
Only one true winner will be happy at the end of the NCAA Tournament, so the cliche goes. That much may be true. All but one locker room at the end of the tournament will have its share of sad faces and tears. We disagree that only one...
David Fox
1 year ago
Wichita State Shockers
Louisville had overcome a 12-point deficit against Wichita State, but a questionable call in the final 10 seconds helped seal the Cardinals' win in the Final Four and a trip to the national title game. Luke Hancock, who was one of Louisville's...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Wichita State Shockers
Louisville and Wichita State endured gut-checks in the form of three-game losing streaks earlier this season. Until the Final Four, that’s one of the few things the Cardinals and Shockers have had in common. Louisville lost to Syracuse,...
David Fox
1 year ago

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