Vahe Gregorian

March 16, 2014 7:57 PM

Gregg Marshall, the man behind Wichita State’s No. 1 seed: ‘Nothing’s ever been given to me’

But one of the most fundamental reasons Wichita State’s success is being harvested now — a 34-0 record and No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament — is because it was sown in the opposite stuff: improbable roots, seemingly disparate parts and grinding work by the coach who calls himself a “29-year-overnight sensation.” “Nothing’s ever been given to me,” Gregg Marshall said. And that reverberates through the type of team he has assembled.

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