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  • Evansville rallies twice to beat Illinois State 59-54

    Evansville rallies twice to beat Illinois State 59-54
    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Colt Ryan scored 19 points and Evansville used a couple of big second-half runs to overtake Illinois State and post a 59-54 victory on Saturday night. Ryan, the Missouri Valley Conference's freshman of the year last season, made...
  • Lady Shockers drop MVC Opener

    Lady Shockers drop MVC Opener
    Wichita State fought back from an 11-point halftime deficit to tie the score midway through the second half, but Evansville went on to defeat the Shockers, 74-66, to open Missouri Valley Conference women's basketball play Friday at Charles Koch Arena....
  • Bruce's Blog: Headed to Arch Madness

    Bruce's Blog: Headed to Arch Madness
    And so it begins. The madness of March always starts with a 400 mile jaunt to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.  The trip is generally made in three  stages: Wichita to Emporia—actually that’s Wichita to the...
  • Bruce's Blog: Shocker post-mortem

    Bruce's Blog: Shocker post-mortem
    Am I really on my way back from St. Louis on a Sunday morning?   Did you know that St. Louis celebrates the second largest Mardi gras in the country behind New Orleans?  I have never seen so many drunken youngsters before noon in my life…then...
  • Shockers advance in MVC Tournament, 2-1 over Evansville

    Shockers advance in MVC Tournament, 2-1 over Evansville
    Charlie Lowell struck out four and gave up only one run as the Shockers hold on in the MVC Tournament, to beat Evansville, 2-1 and advance in Omaha. Kevin Hall hit an RBI double in the first inning and Johnny Coy matched with an RBI double in the...
  • Shockers are #2 seed in Valley Tournament

    Shockers are #2 seed in Valley Tournament
    The Wichita State Shockers are the #2 seed in this year's Missouri Valley baseball tournament.  The Shockers will play No. 7 Evansville in the 12:30 game next Tuesday in Omaha. The Creighton Blue Jays defeated Missouri State 3-1 this afternoon to earn...
  • Wichita State looks to bounce back vs. Evansville

    Wichita State looks to bounce back vs. Evansville
    Following their most troubling loss of the season, Wichita State must turn things around Wednesday against Evansville. The Shockers (10-3, 1-1 MVC) need a big game from Carl Hall and Garrett Stutz, the biggest of their big men, who had a bad game against...
  • Wichita State ekes out 1 point victory over Evansville

    Wichita State ekes out 1 point victory over Evansville
    Garrett Stutz scored 29 points in Wichita State's 67-66 victory over Evansville Wednesday night. Evansville's Kenneth Harris missed the first of two free throws in the final seconds, but missed the second. Garrett Stutz had 29 points and 10 rebounds in...
  • Weems named 2012 Coors Player of the Year

    Weems named 2012 Coors Player of the Year
    SPRINGFIELD, MO - For just the sixth time in Missouri State's Division I era, the recipient of the team's player of the year honor is a repeat winner.  Senior Kyle Weems, who led the Bears in scoring and rebounding this season while earning All-MVC first-...
  • Lady Shockers furious rally vs. Drake falls short in MVC Semis

    Lady Shockers furious rally vs. Drake falls short in MVC Semis
    A furious rally in the final minutes was not enough for the Wichita State women's basketball team in the semifinal round of the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday. The No. 3 Shockers fell, 56-52, to No. 7 Drake. Wichita State...
  • Lady Shockers take home Valley honors

    Lady Shockers take home Valley honors
    After putting together one of the most successful seasons in school history, the Wichita State University women’s basketball team was well represented on the various all-conference teams.     Jessica Diamond was named to the All-Missouri Valley...
  • More musings from the Valley with Bruce Haertl

    More musings from the Valley with Bruce Haertl
    Beyond Wichita State it wasn’t a particularly impressive day of basketball at yesterday’s quarterfinals.  Evansville looked good against Missouri State and will give Creighton a decent shot today.  The Jays continue to play haltingly,...