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  1. Picking an NCAA tournament bracket in 68 seconds

    Mar 17, 2014, 1:36 PM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins

    Does this pick-basketball-games-without-thinking system really work? Well, it depends what you mean by “work.” If by “work” you mean — “is this system successful in picking winners?” well, results are mixed.

  2. 2014 combo guard Corey Henderson Jr. commits to Wichita State

    Oct 13, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Wichita State Shockers head coach Marshall takes part in practice for the NCAA men's basketball Final Four in Atlanta

    With a heart condition ending the career of freshman guard D.J. Bowles, Wichita State was in a position where they needed to add a guard to the program in their 2014 recruiting class. On Sunday the Shockers landed a verbal commitment from 6-foot-3 shooting guard Corey Henderson Jr., who made his decision after officially visiting…

  3. Wichita State denies D.J. Bowles medical clearance due to cardiac condition

    Sep 20, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT

    D.J. Bowles

    With doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota implanting a implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in Wichita State freshman guard D.J. Bowles’ heart last week, the conversation transitioned to when he’d be back to full strength and whether or not he would be able to return to the basketball court. On Friday afternoon Wichita State announced that…

  4. Wichita State guard D.J. Bowles undergoes surgical procedure

    Sep 12, 2013, 9:40 PM EDT

    D.J. Bowles

    Just over a week ago Wichita State freshman guard D.J. Bowles was rushed to the hospital after collapsing during a preseason practice. After being sent home five days later Bowles was then reportedly headed to the Mayo Clinic for another round of testing. However, according to a report by Myron Medcalf of ESPN.com Bowles underwent…

  5. Is Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall disliked? (VIDEO)

    Apr 2, 2013, 5:06 PM EDT

    Gonzaga v Wichita State

    Dan Patrick talks with Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall as his team prepares for the Final Four in Atlanta. Daniel Martin is a writer and editor at JohnnyJungle.com, covering St. John’s. You can find him on Twitter:@DanielJMartin_

  6. Wichita State’s run making big money for Missouri Valley

    Mar 31, 2013, 1:04 PM EDT

    Wichita State

    Wichita State is making the Missouri Valley’s first appearance in the Final Four since Larry Bird and Indiana State made the same run in 1979. Aside from the free exposure that the journey is giving the school and the conference, the Missouri Valley is getting some good solid money from the NCAA. The NCAA pays…

  7. As the last Cinderella, can Cleanthony Early and Wichita State reach the Final Four?

    Mar 30, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    Wichita State

    Three mid-majors advanced to the Sweet 16, but now only one remains. Wichita State beat La Salle to earn a spot in the Elite Eight, set to play Ohio State on Saturday for a trip to the Final Four. But can the Shockers shock the college basketball world and beat one of the Big Ten’s…

  8. No. 1 Gonzaga Shocked by No. 9 Wichita State

    Mar 23, 2013, 11:16 PM EDT

    Kelly Olynyk Gonzaga

    The last time Gonzaga had lost, we were only three weeks into 2013. That is no more. No. 9-seeded Wichita State climbed back from an eight-point second half deficit to upset No. 1-seeded Gonzaga, 76-70, knocking off the first No. 1 seed of the tournament and advancing to the Sweet 16 in the process at EnergySolutions…

  9. Wichita State’s Carl Hall chops off signature dreadlocks

    Mar 21, 2013, 12:04 PM EDT

    Carl Hall

    There’s no empirical evidence that ties the length of Carl Hall’s hair to the success of the Wichita State men’s basketball team, but it’s going to take some time to adjust to seeing the 6-8 senior with a buzz cut in this year’s NCAA tournament. Hall unveiled the new look at a press conference Wednesday,…

  10. Creighton loses 3rd straight, tough Missouri Valley could hurt chances of multiple NCAA tournament bids

    Feb 13, 2013, 10:46 PM EDT

    Creighton

    Creighton lost to Northern Iowa, 61-54, on the road Wednesday night for its third straight loss and dropping the Bluejays into a tie for second place in the Missouri Valley. We’ve seen every contender at the top of the MVC go through its own struggles. Wichita State lost three in a row before bouncing back…

  11. Wichita State loses third in a row, falls to 9-point underdog Southern Illinois

    Feb 5, 2013, 10:36 PM EDT

    Gregg Marshall

    What has happened to Wichita State? A loss to Missouri Valley contender Indiana State is one thing. Falling to Northern Iowa was a game the Shockers likely wish they could have had back. But Tuesday night showed a reason for real concern with Gregg Marshall’s team, as the Shockers fell to Southern Illinois, 64-62, at…

  12. No. 15 Wichita State loses second straight conference game, falls to Northern Iowa

    Feb 2, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT

    Northern Iowa Wichita State

    The Missouri Valley has not been kind to No. 15 Wichita State this week. Four days after falling to a pesky Indiana State team, the Shockers lost on the road to unranked Northern Iowa, 57-52, Saturday at McLeod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Carl Hall was the lone bright spot for Wichita State Saturday, going…

  13. Poor shooting sinks No. 15 Wichita State in loss to Indiana State

    Jan 29, 2013, 10:43 PM EDT

    Wichita State Indiana State

    Before it trounced No. 1 Duke, Miami found out about Indiana State in an upset loss to the Sycamores. Tuesday night, it was No. 15 Wichita State that suffered the same fate. The Shockers shot 27 percent from the floor and did not score a field goal in the nearly the final nine minutes of…

  14. Shockers overcome Havoc with toughness in 53-51 win at VCU

    Nov 13, 2012, 9:31 PM EDT

    VCU v Wichita St.

    RICHMOND — When it comes to sloganeering, VCU simply has it better. For the Rams, it starts before tip-off, with a huge, billowing banner held up by the entire student section, that reads “Havoc Lives Here”. It’s a credo embraced by the entire program. At Wichita State, they favor MTXE, which stands for Mental Toughness…

  15. Wichita State signee Teddy Hawkins ruled ineligible by NCAA, will take prep year

    Aug 18, 2012, 9:31 AM EDT

    Wichita State logo

    Weeks after getting news that center Henry Uwadiae would not be joining the Shockers for this upcoming season, Wichita State found out that it will be without another signee in the fall from the Class of 2012. Deontae “Teddy” Hawkins, a 6-8 forward from Ohio, will take a prep year before joining Wichita State for…

  16. Indiana stuck between tough mid-majors in South region

    Mar 12, 2012, 12:56 PM EDT

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    Tom Crean has Indiana on the track back to national prominence, but he got a tough mid-major draw in the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament. In the top half of the South region, the Hoosiers have New Mexico State in the Round of 64, then, with a victory, would play the winner of…

  17. No. 24: Wichita State Shockers

    Oct 13, 2010, 7:30 PM EDT

    2009-10 record: 25-10 (12-6), second in Missouri ValleyLost to Nevada in NITCoach: Gregg Marshall, 53-47, 3 years (247-130 overall)Last NCAA appearance: 20062010-11 roster [click here]2010-11 schedule [click here] The good: Never overlook the Missouri Valley’s best team. Just ask Kansas. This season, the Shockers are the conference’s best bet to ruin your bracket. They return…

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