The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
Roundhouse podcast with Mike Kennedy and Bob Lutz on the 2013 Final Four
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Radio voice Mike Kennedy and former Wichita Eagle columnist Bob Lutz join us to reminisce about the 2012-13 Shockers basketball season, culminating at the Final Four. We talk about Cleanthony Early’s star turn on that team and his place in Shocker history, the importance of depth and the wacky win at Illinois State. We discuss the significance of the win over No. 1 Gonzaga, torment Bob with trivia questions and reveal some of our favorite moments. Many of those Shockers are in town this week for the alumni reunion at Friday’s AfterShocks game and dinner at Mark Arts on July 22.
 

The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
Roundhouse podcast with Brooke Costley, Nick Bradford on Shocker basketball
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Wichita State women’s basketball assistant coaches Brooke Costley and Nick Bradford update fans on summer workouts, team building and bowling. We discuss Costley’s rise through NCAA Division II to Wichita State and her hobby as an artist. Bradford talks about his long friendship with coach Terry Nooner and how he learned to root for the Kansas City Chiefs and leave behind the Dallas Cowboys.

The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
Roundhouse podcast with Trajata Colbert, Jane Asinde of Shocker basketball
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Wichita State’s Trajata Colbert and Jane Asinde discuss the convincing victory over Tulsa, how they work together on the court and why Colbert sometimes wants to tell Asinde to slow down in practice. We talk about Colbert’s love of “The Golden Girls” TV show and why coaches consider her an “old soul.” Topics also include senior memories, advice for freshmen and travel tips.

Forward Together
Forward Together
Episode 8 - Name, Image and Likeness
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Episode description: In this episode of Wichita State University’s “Forward Together” podcast, President Rick Muma talks with Kevin Saal, who was hired as director of athletics at Wichita State University in June. Kevin is leading Shocker athletics during a time of significant change – name, image and likeness, the transfer portal and conference realignment top the list.

The “Forward Together” podcast celebrates the vision and mission of Wichita State University. In each episode, President Rick Muma will talk with guests from throughout Shocker Nation to highlight the people and priorities that guide WSU on its road to becoming an essential educational, cultural, and economic driver for Kansas and the greater good.

The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
Roundhouse podcast with Ewa Laskowska on Wichita State women's basketball
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Associate head coach Ewa Laskowska prepares fans for the upcoming season with a look at Shocker newcomers such as Curtessia Dean and Aniya Bell and returners such as Jane Asinde and Trajata Colbert. We discuss DJ McCarty’s role as point guard and how she fits as the Shockers rebuild their backcourt after the departure of three seniors. Laskowska also discusses the emphasis on adding scoring to the roster with seven newcomers. The Tipoff Luncheon is set for Oct. 14 with Shocker Madness on Oct. 27. The Shockers play on an exhibition game against Missouri Southern on  Nov. 1. The opener is Nov. 9 vs. Alcorn State.

The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
Roundhouse podcast with Shocker basketball newcomers Jacob Wilson, Gus Okafor and Jaykwon Walton
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Wichita State’s Jacob Wilson, Gus Okafor and Jaykwon Walton talk about their early weeks as a Shocker, favorite NBA players and advice for college newcomers. Okafor reveals why he helped a young Shocker fan capture a roly poly during camp and how he is grabbing the role as vocal leader. They discuss teammate Jaron Pierre’s energy and personality and their early impressions of strength and conditioning coach Ryan Horn.

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The Roundhouse
Roundhouse podcast with Brad Pittman on the NCAA women's basketball regional in Wichita
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Brad Pittman, tournament manager for the NCAA Tournament women’s basketball regional rounds coming to Intrust Bank Arena on March 25-28, joins the podcast to discuss preparations. Pittman talks about ticket sales, hoped-for schools assigned to the bracket and the timeline for getting the arena ready for visitors and fans. We get into why the arena has been a success for luring NCAA events and how upgrades to the airport and hotels are also part of the competition. Pittman wraps it up with his memories of organizing the 2006 Rolling Stones concert at Cessna Stadium, which started with a phone call that was hard to believe.

Forward Together
Forward Together
Episode 3 - Providing Access to Higher Education
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The “Forward Together” podcast celebrates the vision and mission of Wichita State University. In each episode, President Rick Muma will talk with guests from throughout Shocker Nation to highlight the people and priorities that guide WSU on its road to becoming an essential educational, cultural, and economic driver for Kansas and the greater good.

Episode description: On this episode of the Forward Together podcast, WSU President Dr. Rick Muma and his guests discuss WSU’s priority of making higher education accessible and how it helps build a stronger community and a stronger Kansas. Special guests include John Rolfe, president and CEO of the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce; and Isaac Brown, WSU men’s basketball head coach.

The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
Roundhouse podcast with Kenny Pohto of Wichita State basketball
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Shockers center Kenny Pohto joins the podcast to discuss his freshman season, learning basketball in Sweden, his former life as a soccer player and how practicing against Morris Udeze helps him. We talk about his 14-point performance on Tuesday and why the Shockers offense improved. Pohto also talks about his favorite NBA players, his desire to be one of the faces of basketball for Sweden and how the emphasis on fundamentals and defense in Europe helped shape his game.

The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
Roundhouse podcast with Steve Strain on Shocker women's basketball
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Radio voice Steve Strain discusses why the Shockers are scoring more, how improved post play is helping, Seraphine Bastin’s leadership role and how the AAC race is stacking up.