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BREAKING: Gregg Marshall elected president in super-official Twitter poll

America voted. Here are the results.

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Wichita State head basketball coach Gregg Marshall was elected President of Mid-Major Basketball on Tuesday after voters flocked to the Twitter polls to voice their opinion.

The three-time defending Missouri Valley Conference championship coach was elected with 41 percent percent of the vote, defeating second-place finisher Mark Few.

Marshall, the lone candidate in this year’s race from Kansas, is known for his intense demeanor, his aggressive approach to defense, and his commitment to putting young people to work after graduation, typically in the National Basketball Association.

Throughout the campaign, Marshall owned the middle of the country, picking up blowout wins in Indiana, Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois. He also found success in Rhode Island, giving him a small but powerful presence in the northeast.

Marshall’s victory means he has finally been pried from his current position after spending years spurning offers from other suitors out of state.

Few, from Washington, finished with 33 percent of the vote, followed by North Carolina’s Bob McKillop (18 percent) and California’s Steve Fisher (8 percent). To complicate what was an already close election, write-in candidate Greg Kampe from Michigan received strong write-in support, potentially taking votes away from the four candidates on the ballot.

Marshall and his running mate Greg Heiar will be inaugurated Friday night when the Shockers open the regular season against South Carolina State.