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Marquette Men’s Soccer: Routledge first recruit of 2012 class

Mike Nelson

February 9, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

James Routledge is the newest addition to the ranks of foreign-born players of the Marquette men's soccer team, becoming the fifth such player on the team. Does playing alongside so many other non-American students make the transition any easier? It doesn’t hurt. The 5-foot-8 central midfi... Read more »

Men’s Big East Notebook

Mike Nelson

February 7, 2012

Filed under Sports

Game of the Week: Georgetown at Syracuse Feb. 8, 7 p.m. These are the two teams that sit atop the Big East standings, with Georgetown holding the tiebreaker over Marquette for second place in the conference. Georgetown and S... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Post defense steps up in second half

Mike Nelson

February 2, 2012

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Points in the paint and paint touches were consistent and abundant in the opening half of Tuesday evening’s 66-59 Marquette victory over Seton Hall. It was the No. 15 Golden Eagles’ first contest without redshirt junior center Chris Otule and sophomore forward Davante Gardner, the squad... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Seton Hall is MU’s polar opposite

Mike Nelson

January 31, 2012

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Polar opposites. That’s the best way to describe the state of Marquette and Seton Hall as they enter tonight's contest. No. 15 Marquette (16-4, 7-2 Big East) enters on a six-game winning streak. It’s in second place i... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: The unnoticed cog in MU’s offense

Mike Nelson

January 26, 2012

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Junior Cadougan hip bumped Davante Gardner and proceeded to throw up his rendition of the three-goggles with a big smile on his face after knocking down his fifth 3-pointer of the season in Tuesday’s 67-47 victory over South Florida. ... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Freshmen victims of deep, talented roster

Mike Nelson

January 24, 2012

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During Buzz Williams’ four years as Marquette’s head coach, only one freshman has averaged more than nine minutes per game in more than nine games. This year one freshman, guard Todd Mayo, is on pace to add his name to that list... Read more »

Women’s Big East Notebook

Mike Nelson

January 19, 2012

Filed under Sports

Bottom Feeders Set The Big East is the best conference in the country. Talk with any coach in the conference and you’ll get that response. But there are three teams that clearly drag down the rest of the conference, ... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Golden Eagles overcome 16-point deficit, defeat Louisville

Mike Nelson

January 17, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

It started out looking like Vanderbilt 2.0, with the No. 23/21 Louisville Cardinals building an 18-2 lead to open the game. Louisville hit 7-of-12 shots (58.3 percent) during the first 6:02 of play, including 4-of-6 (66.7 percent) from three-point territory, opening up a greater ... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Crowder and Johnson-Odom become an extension of Buzz

Mike Nelson

December 8, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Former president Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” Coach Buzz Williams’ No. 11/11 Marquette Golden Eagles (8-0) happens to have two players for whom the othe... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Contributions come from unusual suspects

Mike Nelson

December 6, 2011

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Junior guard Junior Cadougan was benched for violating team rules. Senior forward Jae Crowder played one of the worst games of his Marquette career — two points, two assists, three rebounds, four fouls. Redshirt soph... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Beyond Blue, small forward position is unknown

Mike Nelson

November 29, 2011

Filed under Sports

Many expected redshirt sophomore forward Jamil Wilson to lockdown a starting spot for the No. 16/16 Marquette Golden Eagles (6-0). With the departure of Jimmy Butler, Wilson fit the same build and mold that Butler had exemplified during his three ye... Read more »

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