Friday, April 5, 2013

Nearly 50 years ago, Shockers made run at history (The Associated Press)

Wichita State's mascot WuShock fires up the crowd before their first-round game against Texas A&M in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament in College Station, Texas, Saturday, March 23, 2013. Fast fact: What's a 'Shocker?' As the lowest seed still playing and one of the lowest ever to reach the final weekend Wichita State's nickname is appropriate. University lore traces the name to 1904, when a football manager called the team as the

ATLANTA (AP) -- Jerry Reimond remembers the captain coming on over the speakers in the airplane cabin, asking a bunch of wide-eyed kids from Wichita State to gaze out the windows.

Source: Yahoo! Sports - NCAA Baseball News

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