Ehimen Orukpe

Wichita State Shockers #21 - Center

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Mid-Major Conference Preview: Missouri Valley


The obvious headlines are WSU returning from a trip to the Final Four and the departure of Creighton. The reality is that the teams in the middle will be jockeying a position as the second Valley...

When Wichita State Was Just No. 86


Did anyone see this Wichita State team coming to begin the season? No, it was far from a given that this Shocker team would be in the Final Four. They just keep proving everyone wrong.

Louisville: The Team With No Weakness


We went inside the numbers for Louisville and the results were clear: there is no real weakness on this team. Between two star players, a defense with no holes, and a cadre of roleplayers, the...

Wichita State's secret weapon

The way Gregg Marshall assembles his starting lineup and utilizes players off the bench helps make his team unique in the Final Four. This unorthodox style is just another weapon for Wichita State...

Shockers the latest mid-major in the Final Four

With a 70-66 win over Ohio State on Saturday, Wichita State became the sixth team out of a non-power conference since 2006 to reach the Final Four.

Preview: (9) Wichita State vs. (2) Ohio State


Ohio State is on the cusp of a Final Four berth, with only the upstart Shockers from the MVC standing in their way. Do the Buckeyes have what it takes to get to Atlanta, or can Wichita State pull...

No. 1 Zags try to bounce back vs. Wichita State

Wichita State rolled through Pitt while Gonzaga struggled with a No. 16 seed in Southern. Does that spell trouble for the top team in the West region?

2013 NCAA Tournament: Pitt vs. Wichita State


Pitt matches up in an 8-9 game in the West Region with the Wichita State Shockers. Both teams are very similar and whoever wins the battle on the glass will likely come out on top.

Is Indiana State Now "In" the NCAA Tournament?


Indiana State pulled off an impressive road win against Wichita State on Tuesday night. They used stifling defense to turn the tables on the Shockers. But was this third top 50 victory enough to...

Preview: What's Left Lacks Power for Shockers


Wichita State was one of the best mid-major teams last season, but the bulk of that team has moved on. Packed with transfer and young players, can the remaining pieces of last year's squad combine...

Tide readies for Wichita State rematch tonight


The Crimson Tide basketball team will be back out on the court tonight for the second round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament. The opponent? None other than the Wichita State Shockers, who...

2011 NIT: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Wichita State Shockers Preview


Nebraska takes on Wichita State in the first round of the 2011 NIT tournament. Who's got the upper hand?