Wichita State University sophomore Cole Heimerman and five of his best college friends drove all night to St. Louis in two separate cars, arriving groggy but determined early Friday morning.
Things just seemed to fall into place for Wichita State pitcher Cale Elam this weekend.
In a battle like this, with these kind of stakes, its good to have friends.
On days she’s not playing basketball, Michelle Price can feel the aching in her knees and the pain that sometimes shoots through her foot.
The Missouri Valley Conference, for reasons unknown, didnt name an all-tournament team in 1985 or 1987 when WSU won. That makes junior Tekele Cotton the Shockers first Most Outstanding Player in the event.
And after 34 games they rested.
No. 2 Wichita State is 34-0 and will take more wins into the NCAA Tournament than any team in the events 76-year history. The Shockers defeated Indiana State 83-69 on Sunday in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament in St. Louis and are expected to earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, the first in program history.
Fans from other Missouri Valley Conference schools cheering on their teams in St. Louis this weekend are short on numbers at least in comparison to the 7,500 Shocker fans who stuffed Scottrade Center on Saturday.
Everything went into Feb. 5. Every piece of the community in Terre Haute, Ind., sprung into action that day for the Indiana State basketball team.
Wichita State dismantled Missouri State with such ease Saturday, it left some wondering if the 67-42 victory was the Shockers best of the season.
This weekend’s chicken wings agreed with Cleanthony Early just fine, thank you.
Missouri State switched to a zone defense early in the second half. Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall called a play and guard Ron Baker smiled.
ST. LOUIS – Wichita State this season ranked first in the Missouri Valley Conference in – take a deep breath – scoring offense, scoring defense, scoring margin, free-throw percentage, field-goal percentage defense, overall rebounding, defensive rebounding, offensive rebounding, rebounding margin, blocked shots and turnover margin.
If you’re looking for an explanation for how the Wichita State women’s basketball team went from winning 20 straight games and a national ranking to losing four of its last five, including to the team ranked 336th in the RPI, coach Jody Adams has a simple one for you.
Wichita State players are asked over and over again to describe what makes their team great.
The second game of Wichita State’s weekend baseball series against Stephen F. Austin was postponed Saturday by cold weather. The teams will play a doubleheader Sunday at Eck Stadium beginning at 1 p.m.
Wichita State looks to improve to 33-0 and reach the MVC Tournament final. Get live updates and observations from the Eagle's reporters and photographers in St. Louis.
Wichita State University sports merchandise has become as hot nationally as the Shocker men’s basketball team.
Shocker mens basketball fans have always traveled well to the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament so much so that long timers have a nickname for the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
Missouri State coach Paul Lusk said it once, then, about a minute later, said it again. For emphasis.
Wichita State baseball’s meager offensive output has gone from outlier to trend.
ST. LOUIS — Wichita State got a huge boost off the bench from senior forward Chadrack Lufile in Friday’s 80-58 victory over Evansville in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.
As Evanville’s D.J. Balentine limped off the court, Wichita State’s Tekele Cotton gave the ace of the Aces a pat on the rear.
Wichita State converted three three-point plays and two four-point plays. Credit tough practices as finishing school.
The Shockers begin their quest for a Missouri Valley Conference Tournament title. Follow the action with live updates and observations from the Eagle's reporters in St. Louis as Wichita State puts its 31-0 record on the line in the quarterfinals
When the television cameras pan the crowd during the Shockers’ Missouri Valley Tournament games this weekend, odds are excellent that they’ll stop on Braden Pelischek.
Lurking across the bracket from Wichita State are the Nos. 2 and 3 seeds, both eager to show what momentum means after five days off.
ST. LOUIS – Evansville is looking for something very, very special at high noon Friday.
The cancellation of its last two games prevented Wichita State’s baseball team from fielding what should be a mostly permanent lineup over the final two-plus months, at least if coach Todd Butler has his way.