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Marquette Men’s Basketball: Blue steps up in Gardner’s absence

Mark Strotman

February 2, 2012

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After 27 minutes Tuesday night, the Golden Eagles' offense had made 12 of 31 shots — including only 1-of-10 3-pointers — had turned the ball over 15 times, had scored just 30 points and faced a six-point deficit against Seton Hall. So with its b... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Otule rises above injuries

Mark Strotman

January 31, 2012

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It would be easy for Chris Otule to ask, “Why me?” After all, the redshirt junior center has missed 55 games in three-plus seasons at Marquette. He missed the start of his freshman season with a broken left foot. A surgically repaired right foot ended hi... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Villanova coming in hot

Mark Strotman

January 26, 2012

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Marquette is one of the top-scoring offenses in the nation, but its tenacious play on the defensive end is what has helped it to a Big East-best five game win streak. The No. 17/18 Golden Eagles (17-4, 6-2 Big East) will look to continue their run of stellar de... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: South Florida’s length could pose problems

Mark Strotman

January 24, 2012

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The No. 17/18 Marquette Golden Eagles (16-4, 5-2 Big East), winners of four straight games, will look to extend their winning streak when they take on the South Florida Bulls tonight at the Bradley Center. Redshirt sophomore forward... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Road beckons MU with a familiar foe

Mark Strotman

January 19, 2012

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The No. 21/22 Marquette Golden Eagles held serve at home last week and now will attempt to match their winning ways on the road when they travel to Providence to battle the Friars on Saturday. After a six-game stretch in 16 days, coach Buzz Williams’ group took a ... Read more »

Marquette-Louisville analysis: Davante Gardner fills void in the paint

Mark Strotman

January 17, 2012

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Sophomore Davante Gardner came to Marquette known as “Ox” because of his large frame and rough style of play inside. Following Marquette’s 74-63 win over Louisville, head coach Buzz Williams may have coined a new nic... Read more »

Larry Williams tabbed as Marquette’s new Athletic Director

Mark Strotman

December 8, 2011

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Larry Williams was introduced as Marquette’s new athletic director and vice president of athletics by University President the Rev. Scott Pilarz at a press conference Tuesday morning. Williams is currently athletic director ... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Night belongs to Crowder

Mark Strotman

December 8, 2011

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Jae Crowder was staring his second straight sub-par performance in the face. After scoring two points and grabbing three rebounds in 24 foul-plagued minutes in a win over Wisconsin Saturday, he had come out flat again. Then he simply took over. The senior forward owned th... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Defense rattled UW offense

Mark Strotman

December 6, 2011

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Entering Saturday’s matchup with Wisconsin, coach Buzz Williams told his team it would need to be great defensively the first 25 seconds of the shot clock and even better the last 10 seconds. It turns out his team was “even... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Badgers will provide toughest test to date

Mark Strotman

December 1, 2011

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After a six-day stay in the Virgin Islands last week, Thanksgiving break and a Monday night contest at home, Marquette head coach Buzz Williams said his team's main focus this week was to attend classes and catch up on school work. It's good timing, considering the Golden E... Read more »

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Shymansky and Co. going dancing

Mark Strotman

November 29, 2011

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It took 36 years to accomplish, but the wait is finally over. Bond Shymansky and the Marquette women's volleyball team learned Sunday night they were selected as an at-large team to the NCAA Tournament, the program's first ever bid. The Golden Eagles will face the Sun Belt ... Read more »

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Emotionally driven weekend at the Big East Championship tournament

Mark Strotman

November 22, 2011

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It was an emotional weekend for coach Bond Shymansky and the Marquette women's volleyball team, which swept the Seton Hall Pirates before falling to the Cincinnati Bearcats 3-2 in the semifinals of the Big East Championship... Read more »

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