Wichita St. Rumors & News

  • Wichita State star Markis McDuffie returning for junior season

    Kansas.com "Wichita State’s Markis McDuffie withdrew his name from the NBA Draft pool and will return to school for his junior season, according to a source. Wednesday is the deadline for athletes who declare for the NBA Draft to withdraw without losing eligibility. McDuffie declared for the draft and did..." May 23

  • Missouri Valley presidents vote for Valpo to replace Wichita State, stay at 10 teams

    CBS Sports "University presidents from schools affiliated with the Missouri Valley Conference unanimously voted on Monday night to formally invite Valparaiso University to join the conference, multiple sources told CBS Sports. Valpo, which currently is a member of the Horizon League, is expected to accept..." May 09

  • New Mexico State expected to hire Wichita State's Chris Jans as HC

    CBS Sports "Wichita State associate head coach Chris Jans has accepted an offer to become New Mexico State's next head coach, a source told CBS Sports on Monday. A formal announcement is expected soon. A press conference is tentatively scheduled for later Monday. Jans agreed to a four-year contract..." April 17

  • Wichita State unanimously voted into AAC, per report

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Wichita State’s hold over the NCAA Tournament just got a little bit stronger, while the Missouri Valley Conference’s just got a little weaker. The Shockers reportedly have been unanimously voted into the American Athletic Conference as of Friday morning, according to Sports Illustrated. The..." April 07

  • Kentucky rejects Wichita State's upset bid

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Kentucky's Malik Monk and Bam Adebayo combined for 27 points and 12 rebounds on Sunday, but it wasn't until each delivered a clutch blocked shot in the final 11 seconds that the No. 2 seed Wildcats earned a South Regional Sweet 16 berth. Monk, the Southeastern Conference..." March 19

  • Gregg Marshall's Wife's Behavior at WSU vs. Kentucky Causes Security to Step in

    Bleacher Report "Security at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis reportedly had to talk to Lynn Marshall—the wife of Wichita State Shockers head coach Gregg Marshall—about her behavior during Sunday's game against the Kentucky Wildcats. According to WTVQ's Kennedy Hardman, security paid Marshall three..." March 19

  • Wichita State's Darral Willis Jr. Says Kentucky is "Nothing Special"

    The Big Lead "Wichita State forward Darral Willis Jr. was asked about the Shockers’ next opponent. He responded as you’d expect any confident young athlete to respond — by saying his team isn’t afraid of any team on the planet. He may have made a misstep, however, by categorizing Kentucky as “nothing special”..." March 19

  • Frankamp's 3-pointer helps Wichita St. dump Dayton

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- No. 10 seed Wichita State entered Friday night's South Regional opening-round game averaging 82.1 points and with an average winning margin of 19.6 points. But if nothing else, the Shockers (31-4) proved in their 64-58 victory against No. 7 seed Dayton (24-8) that they are..." March 17

  • Frankamp fuels No. 21 Wichita State to MVC title

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- There will be no waiting game for Wichita State this March, no week full of hope and angst, no sleepless nights wondering if it will be a part of the NCAA Tournament. Leaving nothing to chance Sunday, the No. 21 Shockers led wire-to-wire, thumping top-seeded Illinois State 71-51..." March 05

  • No. 21 Wichita State advances to MVC final

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- After watching Shaquille Morris settle for a fadeaway jumper late in the first half Saturday, Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall had some pointed instruction at the next dead ball. "Quit shooting fadeaways!" he yelled. The 6-foot-8, 265-pound Morris listened, then spent..." March 04

  • No. 21 Wichita State rolls past Bradley in MVC opener

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- Most teams go to their bench and hope to survive. Wichita State goes to its bench and often thrives. Led by Darral Willis and Rashard Kelly, the 21st-ranked Shockers started their quest for a Missouri Valley Conference Tournament title with 45 points from their reserves in..." March 03

  • No. 25 Wichita State earns tie for MVC title

    The Sports Xchange "No. 25 Wichita State is taking the Missouri Valley Conference's most imposing offense into the conference tournament. The Shockers proved it again on Saturday in the regular-season finale to wrap up at least a share of the title. The Shockers defeated Missouri State 86-67 win at JQH Arena to..." February 25

  • No. 25 Wichita State routs Evansville

    The Sports Xchange "Wichita State entered the Top 25 on Monday for the first time this season and it didn't take long for the Shockers to prove that their inclusion was deserving. Shaquille Morris scored 18 points to lead six players in double figures as No. 25 Wichita State defeated Evansville 109-83 on..." February 21