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While there is no action on the basketball courts around the American Athletic Conference, important things are happening. NCAA football and basketball athletes can return to campus for voluntary workouts beginning June 1. Schools are working on the COVID-19 health guidelines for that return – precautions that could include steps such as small groups in weight rooms, closed locker rooms, face coverings for coaches and no high fives.
As COVID-19 ended recruiting visits – and with Wichita State needing to restock its roster – the Shockers basketball staff increased its video work to highlight the program and connect with recruits. Director of player development Nick Jones and video coordinator Jeff Chapman produced highlight clips of former Shockers such as Fred VanVleet, Landry Shamet, Ron Baker and others.
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the plans for many Wichita State athletes. Several seniors will return for a sixth year, one for a seventh, to compete in the outdoor track season that begins in March 2021.
Wichita State coaches and athletes are at their improvisational best during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most Shocker athletes are at home under orders to avoid contact with people. Gyms are closed. Tracks are closed. Their old school – with its hoops, batting cages and barbells – is closed. That sends Shockers to the backyards, parks, woods, garages and basements in search of workout space and equipment.
Due to ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 virus the American Athletic Conference has suspended all spring sporting events until further notice. Couper Cornblum grew up playing baseball. More importantly, he grew up observing and learning about baseball. Eddie Cornblum, Couper's father,...
Wichita State center Jaime Echenique, who grew up in Colombia, is a late-comer to the joys of the NCAA Tournament. He learned more about when he came to the United States to play basketball at Trinity Valley Community College four...
Wichita State (20-7, 8-6) owns an NCAA-worthy resume entering Thursday's game against Temple (14-13, 6-8) at Koch Arena (7 p.m., ESPN). However, the Shockers are nowhere close to securely in the field of 68.
Profile of Wichita State freshman guard Noah Fernandes. The Shockers have won their past two games with Fernandes in the starting lineup.
The Wichita State Shockers 2019-20 season begins Tuesday, Nov. 5th at 7:00pm CT with an exciting matchup against the visiting University of Nebraska Omaha Mavericks. The game will be televised live on YurView Kansas (Cox Ch. 2022) and streaming...
Wichita State went looking in New England to find its backcourt of the future, and boy did New England deliver for Gregg Marshall. Tyson Etienne and Noah Fernandes are both freshmen with the  2019-20 Shockers, and undoubtedly the New England...
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