Since the loss to the Cowboys, WSU has gone 21-1, on a 15 game winning streak.
The Kansas Jayhawks have both The Associated Press conference player and coach of the year in the same season.
The Jayhawks (28-3) are No. 1 for the second week in a row. They received 59 first-place votes Monday.
The race for the major player of the year awards in college basketball was a split decision in 2016.
The Shockers claimed the MVC Tournament crown for the fourth time in program history.
Wichita State beat Illinois State 71-51 in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game Sunday.
Wichita State will play in the Missouri Valley Conference title game for the first time since 2014.
Frank Mason III scored 27 points to help No. 1 Kansas hold off Oklahoma State 90-85 on Saturday night.
Wichita South Defeats Wichita Northwest
Shockers Advance to Semifinals
The Maize Boys win by one point over Ark City, 46-45.
Wichita State enters the Missouri Valley Conference tournament as the two seed.
Wichita State baseball stays unbeaten with an 8-0 win over Omaha
It was a big night for South and North boys’ basketball, while the Kapaun Mt. Carmel girls went on the road and got a huge win.
The decision leaves Los Angeles and Paris as the only remaining candidates.