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Ex-Winthrop basketball coach leads Wichita to Final Four in Atlanta

Former Winthrop University men’s basketball coach Gregg Marshall is living a dream by taking Wichita State to the NCAA Final Four in Atlanta this weekend.

However, his Shockers have a tough test ahead of them in top-ranked Louisville Saturday night.

Marshall’s team is a more than ten point underdog against the Cardinals but he tells ESPN Radio that Wichita State has played its best basketball when the team it is playing is favored.

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Marshall said he knows his team needs to play well — and has done so.

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Marshall left Winthrop for Wichita State in 2007 after leading the Eagles to a first-round NCAA upset over Notre Dame.

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