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Marshall Reaches 500-Mark in N.I.T. Victory at Furman

WSU Athletics ReleaseMarch 21, 2019

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Gregg Marshall notched his 500th career victory in Wichita State’s 76-70 win at Furman on Wednesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. Markis McDuffie scored a team-high 20 points for the Shockers (20-14) who won for the 12th time in 15 games. Marshall improved to 500-195 (.719) in 21 years of coaching and secured his 16th 20-win season. He...

Modin to Take Over Central Boys Basketball

Pat StrathmanMarch 20, 2019

A familiar face is taking over for the Salina Central boys basketball program. Ryan Modin, assistant under recently retired coach Doug Finch, has been named the next head basketball coach, pending USD 305 board approval. Modin just completed his 10th year as top varsity assistant and head coach of the freshman squad. Since joining the staff in 2009-10, Central's freshman team went 144-47 wit...

Royals Announce Flurry of Moves

KC Royals ReleaseMarch 19, 2019

SURPRISE, Ariz. (March 19, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they’ve optioned right-handed pitcher Glenn Sparkman and outfielders Jorge Bonifacio and Brett Phillips to Omaha (AAA).  Additionally, the club has sent pitchers Richard Lovelady, Zach Lovvorn and Drew Storen, catcher Xavier Fernández, infielders Jecksson Flores and Nicky Lopez and outfielders Elier Hernandez and ...

AUDIO: KWU Coaches Show 3-18

Pat StrathmanMarch 19, 2019

The Kansas Wesleyan Coaches Show puts a spotlight on various programs, coaches and student athletes at KWU. Join voice of the Coyotes Pat Strathman at Burger Theory inside the Holiday Inn on Mondays from 6 to 7 pm. If you’re a student, head out to BT and flash your student ID to receive 15 percent off your bill. Also, show your Coyote pride by wearing purple on Fridays for a 10 percent discou...

K-State Women Selected for 2019 NCAA Tournament

KSU Athletics ReleaseMarch 18, 2019

MANHATTAN, Kansas – For the third time in the last four seasons, Kansas State women's basketball was rewarded with an at-large bid into the 2019 NCAA Tournament during Monday night's NCAA Women's Basketball Selection Show on ESPN. This is the program's 16th NCAA Tournament appearance in school history and the third under head coach Jeff Mittie. K-State (21-11, 11-7 Big 12) was chosen as a No....

Lawson named USBWA All-America Third Team

KU Athletics ReleaseMarch 18, 2019

St. Louis - Kansas redshirt-junior Dedric Lawson has been named U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-America Third Team, the USBWA announced Monday. Just last weekend, Lawson was named to the Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team where he averaged 19.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.0 steals in three games. On most every All-America team and national player of the year list, the Memphi...

K-State To Meet UC Irvine in NCAA South Regional Friday

KSU Athletics ReleaseMarch 17, 2019

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State was rewarded for a successful season on Sunday, as the Wildcats earned their 31st overall bid to the NCAA Tournament, including the fifth in seven seasons under head coach Bruce Weber. The Big 12 co-champion, K-State (25-8, 14-4 Big 12) was selected as a No. 4 seed in the South Regional and will travel to San Jose, Calif., to play No. 13 seed and Big West Confer...

No. 4 seed Kansas to meet No. 13 seed Northeastern in Salt Lake City

KU Athletics ReleaseMarch 17, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Picked as a No. 4 seed for the fifth time in program history, the Kansas men's basketball team will make its 30th-consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The nation's longest-active streak and the best all-time will start against the No. 13-seed Northeastern Huskies in the Midwest Region at approximately 3 p.m. (CT) on Thursday, March 21, in Salt Lake City's Vivint Smart Ho...

Shockers Selected for N.I.T.; Open at Wednesday at Furman

WSU Athletics ReleaseMarch 17, 2019

Wichita State has been selected to compete in the 2019 National Invitation Tournament (NIT). The Shockers are seeded sixth and will travel to Greenville, S.C. on Wednesday for a first round date with No. 3 seed Furman (25-7, 13-5 Southern). The 6 p.m. CT (7 p.m. ET) tip airs nationally on ESPNU. WSU and Furman have never met on the hardwood. The winner will face either No. 2 seed Clemson (19...

Cyclones too much for Jayhawks in Big 12 final, 78-66

KU Athletics ReleaseMarch 17, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A cold-shooting night paired with a 57 percent shooting clip by Iowa State in the second half spelled doom for No. 17/18 Kansas as the Jayhawks fell to the Cyclones, 78-66, in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship final Saturday evening inside Sprint Center. Redshirt-junior Dedric Lawson and freshman guard Devon Dotson led the Jayhawks with 18 and 17 points, respectively, as both ...

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