Wichita State's Marshall coach of year
ST. LOUIS (AP)
Wichita State's Gregg Marshall has been named Missouri Valley Conference coach of the year for the second straight season.
Wichita State (24-7) is the second seed in the conference tournament this week in St. Louis.
Marshall has led the Shockers to a school-record four straight seasons with 24 or more victories and received 23 of 40 first-place votes from conference coaches, media and sports information directors in balloting released Thursday. Greg McDermott of regular-season champion Creighton was second and Southern Illinois' Barry Hinson third despite the Salukis finishing last.