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  1. Ron Baker, Fred Van Vleet to return to Wichita State

    Apr 13, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT

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    Wichita State now returns their star back court and superstar head coach.

  2. No. 7 Wichita State outclasses No. 2 Kansas, earns second Sweet 16 appearance in three years

    Mar 22, 2015, 7:49 PM EDT

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    Wichita State was the tougher team and they received contributions from a number of players in Omaha.

  3. Player of the Year Power Rankings: Jahlil Okafor continues to hold top spot

    Dec 30, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

    Jahlil Okafor, Tanner Plomb

    Not much change in the top ten of our Player of the Year rankings.

  4. New Year’s Resolutions: Wichita State Shockers

    Dec 30, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Fred Van Vleet (AP Photo)

    The Wichita State Shockers have some work to do to come close to last year’s level.

  5. Player of the Year Power Rankings: Jahlil Okafor remains on top

    Dec 23, 2014, 3:33 PM EDT

    Jahlil Okafor (Getty Images)

    Why Jahlil Okafor is so dangerous in the post, Ron Baker’s role change and some love for Ty Wallace.

  6. NBCSports.com Midseason All-American Team

    Dec 22, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT

    Ty Wallace (Getty Images)

    With conference play right around the corner, who have been the best players in the country?

  7. Wichita State’s offensive struggles highlighted by come-from-behind win vs. Alabama

    Dec 17, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT

    Fred Van Vleet (AP Photo)

    The Shockers miss Cleanthony Early, but how much will this hurt them in the long-term?

  8. No. 11 Wichita State rallies from 11 down to beat Alabama thanks to Van Vleet (VIDEO)

    Dec 16, 2014, 11:49 PM EDT

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    Wichita State found a way to win in a thrilling home game against Alabama.

  9. Weekly Awards: Kyle Wiltjer’s continued growth, and Kansas wins again

    Dec 15, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Kyle Wiltjer (Getty Images)

    Kyle Wiltjer and Bill Self were the two biggest names in college hoops this week.

  10. If you’re worried about Wichita State after loss to Utah, you’re being silly

    Dec 4, 2014, 1:31 PM EDT

    Gregg Marshall (AP Photo)

    The Shockers are going to be just fine this season.

  11. Report: Former Kansas guard Conner Frankamp transferring to Wichita State

    Dec 1, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

    Conner Frankamp (Getty Images)

    The Kansas native played one season for the Jayhawks.

  12. 2014-15 Season Preview: How does Wichita State follow its two-year stretch?

    Nov 4, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Ron Baker

    Can the Shockers make national waves for the third consecutive season?

  13. 2014-15 Season Preview: College Basketball Dream Team

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Caris LeVert

    Is this team better than Philly?

  14. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Caris LeVert, Ron Baker highlight best off-guards in college hoops

    Oct 28, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

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    The best off guards in the country are all surprising in their own way.

  15. Top 25 Countdown: No. 12 Wichita State

    Oct 23, 2014, 9:59 AM EDT

    Ron Baker and Fred Van Vleet (AP Photo)

    The Shockers went to the Final Four in 2013 and undefeated in 2014. What is next for them?

  16. Weight room providing valuable lessons for Wichita State newcomers

    Sep 21, 2014, 5:14 PM EDT

    The Shockers (AP Photo)

    The Shockers won’t lack for capable leaders this season, and their newcomers have followed the lead of those veterans in the weight room.

  17. What would Team USA look like if it only used college players?

    Aug 5, 2014, 11:14 AM EDT

    Marcus Paige (Getty Images)

    There has been a lot of talk about the future of Team USA after Paul George’s injury. What would it look like with just college guys?

  18. How can Wichita State build on the two best years in program history?

    Jul 31, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

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    Wichita State is coming off of a Final Four and an undefeated regular season. What happens if they can’t match that success again?

  19. Report: Ron Baker will return for his junior season

    Apr 4, 2014, 4:03 PM EDT

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    The guard submitted a draft evaluation, but decided to give Wichita another go-around.

  20. No. 2 Wichita State keeps on rolling, now 32-0 after beating Evansville

    Mar 7, 2014, 3:43 PM EDT

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    No. 2 Wichita State moves to 32-0, with their big men performing well in their “Arch Madness” opener.

  21. 2014 Missouri Valley Tournament Preview: It’s all Wichita

    Mar 5, 2014, 1:35 PM EDT

    Fred VanVleet, Ka'Darryl Bell

    Just our luck, right? The year that Wichita State just so happens to be coming off of a trip to the Final Four, the season where they just so happen to play like a National Title contender for the first four months of the season also happens to be the year that Creighton leaves the…

  22. Depth carries Shockers to record-setting win

    Feb 26, 2014, 12:25 AM EDT

    Cleanthony Early

    Bradley attempted to slow down Wichita State tonight. The Braves’ thought-process was that through controlling the tempo, the Shockers might be caught unawares. However, as Gregg Marshall’s squad demonstrated throughout the 2014 season, this is a special group, and Wichita State defeated the Braves, 69-49 (Geno Ford’s team is now 12-18, 7-10 in Missouri Valley…

  23. Ron Baker scores 26 as No. 4 Wichita State moves to 27-0

    Feb 16, 2014, 7:46 PM EDT

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    When it comes to the national title chances of No. 4 Wichita State, many detractors rush to point out the fact that they play in a Missouri Valley Conference that isn’t as strong as it’s been in years past. While there may be some truth to that, with No. 18 Creighton’s move to the Big…

  24. Wichita State takes down Southern Illinois, improves to 26-0

    Feb 11, 2014, 11:11 PM EDT

    Tekele Cotton

    Tuesday night wasn’t the best performance from No. 4 Wichita State. But like the previous 25 games it ended with a Shockers victory. Wichita State trailed Southern Illinois by one at halftime, allowed too much dribble penetration on defense, shot 2-for-14 from beyond the arc in the first half and got a bad outing from…

  25. No. 4 Wichita State clears biggest hurdle to undefeated season

    Feb 5, 2014, 10:51 PM EDT

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    We have officially reached the point in the year where No. 4 Wichita State running the table with an undefeated regular season now seems like a probability, not just a possibility. The Shockers survived their toughest road test in conference play, going into Terre Haute and knocking off Indiana State, 65-58. The Sycamores got 15…