WICHITA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WICHITA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Source: Runnin' Utes schedule game with Wichita State for 2014-15 season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57836899-59/season-utes-state-wichita.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57836899-59/season-utes-state-wichita.html.csp">Source: Runnin' Utes schedule game with Wichita State for 2014-15 season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:34:07.118-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While some of Utah men's basketball's non-conference opponents last season left some fans asking "Where's the beef?" the Runnin' Utes schedule next year is already looking much tougher with a new opponent that was revealed Friday. Utah will host Wichita State on Dec. 3 this winter as part of a home-and-home agreement, a source close to the deal confirmed to the Tribune. The Shockers, who earned a No. 1 seed this past season while winning an NCAA-record 35 straight games to start the year, will v...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836899@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:34:07 MDT College basketball: Marshall, McDermott take home AP awards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57771112-77/marshall-coach-mcdermott-ncaa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57771112-77/marshall-coach-mcdermott-ncaa.html.csp">College basketball: Marshall, McDermott take home AP awards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T22:02:03.994-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arlington, Texas • Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall is growing accustomed to being center stage at the Final Four. He just wishes his team was with him this time around. After leading the Shockers to the national semifinals a year ago, Marshall deftly guided them through a perfect regular season, earning a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. While they were done in by Kentucky in the third round, by then the votes had already been tabulated. Marshall was the runaway winner of the AP Coach of t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577711122014-04-03T22:02:03.994-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T22:02:03.994-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57771112@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:02:03 MDT Kentucky ousts Wichita State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720151-77/state-wichita-kentucky-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720151-77/state-wichita-kentucky-points.html.csp">Kentucky ousts Wichita State</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:12.988-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • John Calipari stood frozen on the Kentucky sideline. Every player on the Wichita State bench held his breath. Everything seemed to stop inside the Scottrade Center as Fred VanVleet let loose with a 3-pointer that could have kept the Shockers perfect. When it bounced harmlessly off the rim, everything was set in motion once again. Calipari spontaneously leaped into the air, bad hip and all, as the eighth-seeded Wildcats poured off their bench to celebrate their 78-76 victory over the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577201512014-03-23T23:48:12.988-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T23:48:12.988-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57720151@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:12 MDT NCAA Tournament: Wichita State 64, Cal Poly 37 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715008-77/points-state-cal-poly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715008-77/points-state-cal-poly.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Wichita State 64, Cal Poly 37</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By R.B. FALLSTROM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:18.937-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ST. LOUIS • Cleananthony Early had 23 points and unbeaten Wichita State faced no resistance from Cal Poly, going to 35-0 for the best start in NCAA history with a 64-37 rout of Cal Poly in the Midwest Region on Friday night. The Shockers (35-0) dominated from the tip-off against the only team with a sub-.500 record in the tournament. With the exception of Early, most of the glaring numbers were on defense. The losers managed 13 points in the first half and shot 21 percent. Malik Love had nine po...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577150082014-03-22T16:45:18.937-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T16:45:18.937-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57715008@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:45:18 MDT NCAA Tournament: Kentucky seeks redemption in Midwest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57685544-77/kentucky-state-seed-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57685544-77/kentucky-state-seed-tournament.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Kentucky seeks redemption in Midwest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T23:09:45.965-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Undefeated Wichita State is the top-seed in the Midwest Regional, but all eyes will be on Kentucky. Can the Wildcats save a shockingly mediocre season with a deep run? Everyone is about to find out. Kentucky enters the Big Dance as the No. 8 seed in the Midwest. It will open the tournament against ninth-seeded Kansas State, with the winner likely getting a shot at the Shockers. This situation is not what the Wildcats — or anybody else — expected. For the first time since 1996, Kentucky was rank...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57685544@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 23:09:45 MDT Men’s Top 25 basketball: Unbeaten Wichita St. routs Indiana St. in Missouri Valley Conference final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57657557-77/state-wichita-conference-indiana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57657557-77/state-wichita-conference-indiana.html.csp">Men’s Top 25 basketball: Unbeaten Wichita St. routs Indiana St. in Missouri Valley Conference final</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T23:25:58.994-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • Fred VanVleet scored 13 of his 22 points in the final 6 minutes and No. 2 Wichita State remained the nation’s lone unbeaten after defeating Indiana State 83-69 on Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament final. Tekele Cotton added 20 points — with four 3-pointers — and Ron Baker had 14 points for the Shockers (34-0), who got tested in the second half before putting the title game out of reach with a 13-0 run capped by two 3-pointers from VanVleet that put them up by 18 poi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576575572014-03-09T23:25:58.994-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T23:25:58.994-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57657557@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:25:58 MDT Tony Jones: Big-school snobs are in for a (Wichita State) Shock http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57652472-77/team-state-seed-wichita.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57652472-77/team-state-seed-wichita.html.csp">Tony Jones: Big-school snobs are in for a (Wichita State) Shock</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T22:55:16.37-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This all happened a decade ago. In 2004 to be exact. The setting was Philadelphia. The school was tiny St. Joseph’s and the Hawks served as the precursor to the 2014 version of Wichita State, going unbeaten through the regular season, dominating the Atlantic 10 Conference and garnering a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Billy Packer went nuts. The legendary analyst from CBS sports railed against SJU getting that top seed, arguing that no team from a mid-major league was good enough to hang wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57652472@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 22:55:16 MDT Men’s basketball • Evansville loses 80-58 to unbeaten Wichita State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57650054-77/evansville-state-wichita-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57650054-77/evansville-state-wichita-points.html.csp">Men’s basketball • Evansville loses 80-58 to unbeaten Wichita State</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T22:17:43.823-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • Cleanthony Early and Ron Baker scored 17 points apiece and No. 2 Wichita State set a Missouri Valley tournament record with 11 blocked shots, staying perfect for the season with an 80-58 romp over Evansville in the quarterfinals Friday. D.J. Balentine had 31 points with seven 3-pointers for ninth-seeded Evansville (14-19), which lost twice by an average of 15 points to Wichita State (32-0) in the regular season.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576500542014-03-07T22:17:43.823-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-07T22:17:43.823-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57650054@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:17:43 MDT Men’s basketball: No. 2 Wichita State routs Missouri State to stay perfect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57619411-77/state-missouri-wichita-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57619411-77/state-missouri-wichita-saturday.html.csp">Men’s basketball: No. 2 Wichita State routs Missouri State to stay perfect</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Prss</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T23:57:16.696-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 11:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wichita, Kan. • Wichita State will carry its pursuit of perfection into the Missouri Valley tournament. Cleanthony Early scored 19 points, Ron Baker added 13 and the second-ranked Shockers rolled to a 68-45 victory over Missouri State on Saturday, easily putting away a team that had given them fits this season. Relying on the same stubborn defense that carried it on last year’s improbable March run, Wichita State (31-0, 18-0) became the first team since Saint Joseph’s in 2004 to enter its league...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57619411@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 23:57:16 MDT