The Shoes That Won Last Night: Shockers Win MVC Tournament, Advance to 34-0

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March 9

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The Wichita State Shockers just keep on rolling. Yesterday, the undefeated squad defeated Indiana State 83-69 to win the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, and now they’ll head to the NCAA tourney with one of the much-desired number one seeds. The deep Wichita State roster was in full effect, with five players in double figures and two with 20+ points. Guard Fred VanVleet led the way with 22 points, 5 boards, and 5 assists in a discontinued Kobe model that you won’t want to miss.

There were big games all around the country in both men’s and women’s college action. On the ladies court, No. 2 Notre Dame was able to put away the No. 10 Duke Blue Devils to take the ACC title after a huge night from Jewell Loyd. The Big Ten title was also decided as No. 16 Nebraska topped No. 23 Iowa 72-65. There’s even more NCAA hoops coverage you won’t want to miss, so check the gallery above to get the full rundown.

In Sunday’s NBA games, the Los Angeles Lakers pulled one of their biggest upsets of the season with a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. LA’s Jodie Meeks stepped up huge, doing his best to fill the absence of Kobe Bryant with a career-high 42 points. Throughout the league, James Harden and Anthony Davis also put up some monumental numbers in their respective go-to sneakers.

Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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