Wichita State is moving to the American Athletic Conference, joining UConn in all sports except football, which the Shockers stopped playing in 1986. Some facts about the Kansas school:
Wichita State University is a public research university in Wichita, Kan. It is the third-largest university governed by the Kansas Board of Regents.
Early days: It opened in 1886 as a private Congregational prep school, founded by The Rev. Joseph Homer Parker. It was first called "Young Ladies College" then "Congregational Female College."
What does the nickname Shockers mean? According to the website, a football manager coined...