All eyes on Shockers after Syracuse falls
CHICAGO -- Here's the thing about these Wichita State Shockers, the boy wonders-turned-bullies who absorbed yet another hard right Wednesday from their latest Missouri Valley Conference victim: They have stared down this remarkable unbeaten run and welcomed it like a sun-soaked day in the midst of this miserable Midwest winter, tempting fate seemingly every step of the way -- from assigning pregame jersey numbers matching their win streak to bickering over who gets to pose for magazine covers.
Shockers may be better by 2014 tourney
Gregg Marshall’s Wichita State Shockers had to take a step back. After a 30-win season a year ago that culminated in a Final Four appearance, coupled with the departure of two of the team’s top three scorers, there was no way the Missouri Valley program would be the same.