Wichita State’s mascot is … interesting


Wushock and Wichita State made an appearance at the NCAA women’s tournament, too. (Pat Sullivan / AP)

While Wichita State was battling down to the wire against Gonzaga, one of the biggest questions wasn’t whether they could pull off the upset but rather “what’s the deal with their mascot?”

It’s named Wushock and the giant head manages to evoke Frankenstein, Spongebob Squarepants and Chucky, if Chucky were an overcaffeinated wheat farmer.

 

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.

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