Wichita State Shockers

Local News
5:44 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

NCAA: Kentucky Beats Wichita State 78-76; Will Face Louisville Friday

Andrew Harrison scored 20 points, twin brother Aaron had 19 and Kentucky ended Wichita State's pursuit of perfection Sunday when Fred VanVleet's potential game-winning 3-pointer missed in a 78-76 victory in the NCAA tournament.

Julius Randle had 13 points and 10 rebounds, and James Young also had 13 points for the No. 8 seed Wildcats (26-10), who made a series of clutch free throws in the final minutes to hold off the top-seeded Shockers in arguably the most captivating game of a thrilling first weekend.

Local News
6:00 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Who is Wichita State and How May the Shockers Beat the Louisville Cardinals?

Credit wichita.edu

The Louisville Cardinals play the Wichita State Shockers on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament national semi-final, begging a question—who is Wichita State, anyway?

They're not a renown powerhouse like the other Final Four teams, Louisville, Syracuse and Michigan, though the program did once appear in the Final Four. In 1965.

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