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Shockers take two from Illinois State
Wichita State gets two much needed wins on Friday night beating Illinois State 11-1 and 9-5. They now improve to 20-22 overall and 5-6 in MVC play. They will go for the sweep on Saturday at 2 p.m.
K-State's Willis drafted in third round to Bengals
Kansas State defensive end Jordan Willis capped off a stellar senior campaign as he was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the ninth pick of the third round - No. 73 overall - in the 2017 NFL Draft on Friday night. Willis extended K-State’s Big 12-leading draft streak to 24-straight years, a mark that goes back to 1994 when Thomas Randolph (2nd Round, New York Giants) and current K-State pass game coordinator and wide receivers coach Andre Coleman (3rd Round, San Die...
Shocker legends recognized at Eck Stadium
More than 50 former Wichita State Shocker baseball players were honored at Eck Stadium on Friday. Between Games 1 and 2 of their doubleheader against Illinois State, they all took the field.
Shockers and Baylor finalize home-and-home
Wichita State is adding another Big 12 team to its 2017-18 non conference schedule as they've finalized a home-and-home with Baylor, WSU confirms.
Creighton comes from behind to beat WSU 4-3 in extras
Wichita State drops their fourth straight as Creighton comes from behind to beat the Shockers 4-3 in 10 innings on Wednesday. WSU's Alex Jackson was able to go 3-for-5 with two RBI, but it was Bryce Only's RBI single in the 10th that was able to make all the difference.
KU's Hanna wins Big 12 individual golf title
Kansas senior Chase Hanna is the Big 12 individual champion. The Jayhawk had 14 total birdies over his 72 holes at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, the second most by any golfer in the field.
Shocker men win MVC Golf Championship
After a dramatic back and forth final 18 holes, the Wichita State men's golf team edged out Illinois State by five strokes to win their 21st Missouri Valley Conference Championship and their 15th title in the past 21 seasons. The Shockers entered the day only one stroke ahead of the Redbirds after two rounds of golf with the final three holes of the tournament proving to be a nail biter. With the championship going down to the wire, Yannik Emmert, G...
K-State baseball falls to No. 21 WVU
K-State baseball falls in their series opener with West Virginia 9-7. With a win head coach Brad Hill would've passed Mike Clark's program record of 435 wins. Hill will have another shot on Saturday as they'll take on the Mountaineers again at 4 p.m.
Daishon Smith transferring from WSU
Citing personal reasons, Wichita State guard Daishon Smith announced that he will seek a transfer at the conclusion of the spring semester. “I enjoyed my time here in Wichita,” Smith said. “I loved the fans and the coaching staff. They took me in and treated me like family.” Smith has one season of eligibility remaining. A junior college transfer from Tallahassee (Fla.) Community College, he appeared in all 36 games for the Shockers in 2015-16 and m...
Former KU center Jeff Withey faces domestic violence probe
Police are investigating an allegation of domestic violence against Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey. Manhattan Beach police spokesman Sgt. Tim Zins said Thursday that a police report had been filed accusing Withey of domestic violence.
Work to begin on Koch Arena's new lighting system
The total cost of the project checks in at just more than $442,000. It was funded from the school's Physical Plant budget.
Hutch's Juiston named NJCAA Player of the Year
For the second time in program history, a Hutchinson Community College men’s basketball player has been named National Player of the Year. On Thursday, Blue Dragon sophomore forward Shakur Juiston was named the NJCAA/Spalding Men’s Division I Player of the Year.
Shockers shutout Jayhawks 8-0
Wichita State turned on the offense Wednesday night beating in-state rival Kansas 8-0. Greyson Jenista went 3-for-5, while Alec Bohm had 2 RBI on his third inning single. The Shockers led 3-0 into the 8th when they scored five more. WSU improves to 44-34 all-time against Kansas and 24-16 in Wichita. They're now 18-18 on the season and open up a three game series in Springfield against Missouri State starting this Friday.
Donnie Jones hired as Shocker men's basketball assistant
Wichita State has hired veteran Donnie Jones to fill its men's basketball assistant coaching vacancy, head coach Gregg Marshall announced Wednesday.
Butler quarterback David Isreal signs with West Virginia
West Virginia has added a junior college quarterback to its roster. Coach Dana Holgorsen announced Wednesday the signing of 6-foot-2 David Isreal for the 2017 season.
New Mexico State chooses WSU assistant Jans as next head coach
New Mexico State has hired former Bowling Green State head coach Chris Jans to lead the Aggies next season. The school introduced Jans during a news conference Monday in Las Cruces.
Hutchinson's Eck named NJCAA Coach of the Year
Hutchinson Community College head basketball coach Steve Eck has been named 2017 Spalding DI MBB Coach of the Year. Eck led the Blue Dragons to an NJCAA National Championship this season after losing in the title game in 2016.
K-State discussing contract extension for hoops coach Weber
Kansas State is discussing a contract extension for basketball coach Bruce Weber, who was thought to be on the hot seat last season before guiding the Wildcats back to the NCAA Tournament.
Reports: WSU's Jans hired as New Mexico State's head coach
Just four days after being promoted to associate head coach, Wichita State's Chris Jans is set to take over as the head coach at New Mexico State, according to multiple reports.
Shockers win game three over Bradley, avoid sweep
Wichita State avoided being swept by Bradley with an 8-5 game three win. Luke Ritter and Alec Bohm combined for 6 of 10 hitting and accounted for 5 of the Shockers' 8 runs. Greyson Jenista homered in the top of the third to get the four-run inning going.
Wichita State drops game two to Bradley 11-10
Wichita State baseball dropped game two to Bradley 11-10 after leading 6-0 in the third inning. Catcher Noah Croft hit his first and second homeruns of the season Saturday, including a three-run shot to tie the game at 10 in the top of the seventh.
Shocker softball completes sweep of Sycamores
Wichita State softball completed a three game sweep of Indiana State Saturday afternoon with a 6-0 shutout. McKenzie Adams led the stand with 3-3 hitting including 2 runs scored and 2 RBI's.
Shockers drop game one to Bradley
The Shockers fell to Bradley 6-5 in Peoria Friday night. Wichita State jumped out to an early 1-0 lead before Bradley went up 2-1 in the bottom of the second and never lost the lead. Noah Croft went 3 for 4 with three hits and an RBI to help cut the lead to one, but a ninth inning run was stifled by the Braves. Games two and three are set for Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. CT.
Kansas State hires Iowa's Gene Taylor as AD
Kansas State has hired Iowa deputy athletic director Gene Taylor as its new athletic director, filling an opening left after John Currie left for Tennessee in February.
Shocker bowling prepares for Intercollegiate Championships
The most decorated college bowling teams in America will head to Baton Rouge next week to compete in the Intercollegiate Team Championships. Between the men's and women's bowling squads, Wichita State owns 20 national championships.
K-State's Lewis taken in second round of WNBA draft
Kansas State center Breanna Lewis was selected with the 23rd overall selection in the second round of the 2017 WNBA Draft by the Dallas Wings on Thursday night at the WNBA’s annual draft event.
Bush and Simon trying to one-up Shocker legends in local ad
Former Shocker walk-ons J.R. Simon and Zach Bush are set to star in a new Carlos O'Kelly's ad. Last year Evan Wessel and current NBA players Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet starred in several ads for the Mexican food restraunt. Simon and Bush feel like they can out act their former teammates. Watch the above video for more.
Kansas' Jackson pleads not guilty to property damage count
Kansas star freshman basketball player Josh Jackson has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of criminal property damage alleging he vandalized a woman's car outside a bar.
Kansas' Lucas, mother create fund to help underprivileged students
Kansas Jayhawks senior Landen Lucas and his mother have created an online fundraiser to help underprivileged students.
Shocker assistant Greg Heiar leaving for LSU
Wichita State men's basketball assistant Greg Heiar may be on the move. CBS Sports' Gary Parrish is reporting Heiar is set to join Will Wade's staff at LSU. He has spent the last six years at WSU and was considered to be the next Shocker assistant to get a head coaching job.
Butler softball on a historic run
Butler Community College has long been known for its quality athletics, but over the last few years the softball team has taken things to a whole new level.
Jayhawk baseball takes down Shockers
Kansas used a four run seventh to come from behind and beat Wichita State 8-6. The Jayhawks had two hits, two walks and two hit basemen to plate those four runs. The two will battle again next Wednesday at Eck Stadium in Wichita. The Shockers are next in action on Fri., April 14 at Bradley at 6 p.m.
Lawson brothers Dedric, KJ leaving Memphis for Kansas
High-scoring swingman Dedric Lawson and his brother K.J. Lawson announced Monday they are heading to Kansas, giving coach Bill Self a pair of high-profile transfers beginning with the 2018-19 season.
Shockers run-rule Salukis 17-7
The Shockers won game three of their Missouri Valley conference opener in run-rule fashion Sunday afternoon over Southern Illinois.
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