Wichita State Shockers men’s basketball head coach Gregg Marshall has settled with Wichita State after a series of allegations of player abuse and other misbehavior during his tenure in The Roundhouse.
There it is. Gregg Marshall has resigned as the WSU basketball coach per release from the school pic.twitter.com/gIfDZ8GqC0— Matt Henderson (@KWCHMatt) November 17, 2020
The original allegations emerged as part of an investigation by CJ Moore and Dana O’Neil at The Athletic, who found plenty of instances of abuse that were pretty shocking.
They included shoving and punching players at practice, putting his hand around the neck of a staff member while berating him, and chasing down a student that parked in his parking space, attempting to punch him through a window and yelling profanity at him.
Marshall has had massive success in Wichita, winning 73.2% of his games while making seven-straight NCAA Tournaments and the 2013 Final Four while in the Missouri Valley Conference. His 525 career wins in 21 seasons as a head coach will likely mean this isn’t his last stop, and after some contrition and time off he’s likely to end up back somewhere else in college basketball.
Wichita State is +1100 to win the 2020 American Athletic Conference according to DraftKings Sportsbook.