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Archive for July, 2011

Shocker Hoops recently had the chance to have a quick Q & A with our very own Clevin Hannah. He started his career at Wichita State in 2008-09. He was a JUCO transfer from Chipola under Greg Heiar, and a year earlier he was at Paris JUCO, the same school that Ramon Clemente attended. Clevin was a memorable player who had quick drives and a sweet jump shot. He played last season in Romania, and I tried to catch up […]

Posted by Admin On Jul - 25 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Wichita State has scheduled UAB to play on November 25th at Intrust Bank Arena. This will be the 2nd game WSU has played at Wichita’s new arena, last year we scheduled Tulsa there, and it was a big success. UAB finished last season with an RPI of 31, which is 3 places higher than WSU finished with. All things point to this being a superb choice for a game at IBA. Look for this game to possibly get some big […]

Posted by Admin On Jul - 17 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Update 8/26: Added the official Fred VanVleet recruiting page, click to view. Check out the new video from Fred’s AAU team. The first cross over is absolutely sick. Some amazing ball skills and passing. He’s quite the contortionist around the rim as well. Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it

Posted by Admin On Jul - 16 - 2011 2 Comments READ FULL POST

It looks like Gregg Marshall’s hard work and persistence with the program is paying off. Coming off the NIT Championship, we’re starting to get the media to notice us, and are giving us some praise even before the season starts. Dickie V came out with his preseason poll, and like any good blogger made it so you have to come back for more, he’s releasing his top 40, 10 teams at a time. His 31-40 were released yesterday, and the Shockers were […]

Posted by Admin On Jul - 14 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Catchy image and title, right? I got  your attention. Trust me though, this article isn’t all smoke and mirrors, or illusions of grandeur. It is actually the very opposite. It’s all statistics, and mathematical algorithms. Ken Pomeroy, who runs has released a statistical analysis, called ScheduleMatic, which deals with early season games, and how teams schedule easy wins, rather than games that have meaning, and entertainment. Ken starts his article out with some pretty eye popping statistics about the […]

Posted by Admin On Jul - 13 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Henry Uwadiae who is a 6’11 210lbs. Center out of Charlotte, North Carolina originally from Nigeria, who played one year at Findlay Prep in Las Vegas, and recently transferred to United Faith Christian Academy, verbally committed to WSU. He is a 2012 recruit, and is the 2nd recruit to verbally commit from that recruiting class in the past week. Fred Van Vleet also committed this week. The Nigerian connection with the program is strong these past few years. Ehimen Orukpe […]

Posted by Admin On Jul - 6 - 2011 2 Comments READ FULL POST

*****Update 8/26/11 Created Fred VanVleet’s official recruit page, click to view. We were just made aware, 2012 recruit, Fred Van Vleet has committed to Wichita State. This just days after his visit to Wichita State. We mentioned that Coach Ford was the lead recruit on Van Vleet’s recruitment, and Chicago Hoops who broke the story, mentions how much of a vital role Dana Ford played in the recruitment of Fred. This is a huge recruiting win for Wichita State, and […]

Posted by Admin On Jul - 4 - 2011 4 Comments READ FULL POST

*****Update 8/26/11 Created Fred VanVleet’s official recruit page, click to view. ***Update 7/4/11 Fred Van Vleet has Verbally Committed to play at Wichita State University. Read here. Fred Van Vleet is a recruiting target for the program, and would be an addition to the 2012 recruiting class. He made an unofficial visit to campus this past week, and the word around his recruitment, is that he could make his decision as early as the beginning of July. You can read […]

Posted by Admin On Jul - 2 - 2011 6 Comments READ FULL POST
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