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Women’s basketball slow out of the gate, results in first loss of season

Camryn Taylor was the top scorer for MU during their home opener against UW-Milwaukee (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics).
December 2, 2020

After a high scoring performance in their season-opening win against North Dakota last week, the Marquette women’s basketball team struggled to score through the first half of Wednesday afternoon’s...

Oklahoma State hands Marquette first loss of 2020-21 season

Justin Lewis (2) and Dawson Garcia (33) huddle with teammates during Tuesday's game against Oklahoma State (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics).
December 1, 2020

The Marquette men's basketball team fell to the Oklahoma State Cowboys by a score of 70-62 Tuesday night, making it their first loss of the season. The Golden Eagles kept things close through the first...

PREVIEW: Men’s basketball faces first Power Five team of season

Dawson Garcia (33), Koby McEwen (25) and Theo John (4) play defense in Marquette's game against Eastern Illinois Nov. 27. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)
November 29, 2020

Marquette is preparing to play its first Power Five team of the 2020-21 season, as the team hosts the Oklahoma State Cowboys Tuesday at Fiserv Forum at 6 p.m. Central Standard Time. Oklahoma State is...

Marquette earns first win of season despite North Dakota’s late run

Jordan King (23) looks for a teammate, while Megan Duffy coaches from the sidelines in Marquette women's basketball's first win of the 2020-21 season. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)
November 29, 2020

After an abrupt end to last season following their 88-74 loss to DePaul in the BIG EAST Championship Game in March, the Marquette women's basketball team was back in action and defeated the North Dakota...

Marquette beats Eastern Illinois for second straight win

D.J. Carton (21) looks to make a play while being guarded by EIU guard Josiah Wallace (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)
November 27, 2020

The Marquette Golden Eagles defeated the Eastern Illinois Panthers Friday night 75-50. They have now earned their second win of the season. Marquette was led by their defense, as they held EIU to a...

Marquette wins season opener

Theo John recorded a double-double for the Golden Eagles, posting 13 points and 12 rebounds (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)
November 26, 2020

After a long offseason filled with many challenges on and off the court, college basketball made its return across the nation on Wednesday, including the Marquette Golden Eagles hosting Arkansas-Pine Bluff...

Transfer guard Jose Perez granted immediate eligibility by NCAA

Koby McEwen (25) shoots a shot over Jose Perez (55) at practice at Fiserv Forum Nov. 7. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)
November 21, 2020

Incoming Marquette men's basketball transfer Jose Perez was granted immediate eligibility to play for the Golden Eagles in the 2020-21 season Saturday. The 6-foot-5, 200-pound guard chose Marquette...

Women’s basketball releases first half of season schedule

Lauren Van Kleunen (42) goes up for the layup in Marquette's 94-85 on Jan. 10 2020. (Marquette Wire Stock Photo.)
November 21, 2020

Marquette women's basketball head coach Megan Duffy announced the first half of the Golden Eagles' 2020-21 schedule in a press release Nov. 20. "We appreciate everyone's patience as we navigate daily...

Markus Howard signs two-way contract with Denver Nuggets

Markus Howard puts up a floater against Villanova last season.
November 19, 2020

Former Marquette guard Markus Howard was not selected in the 2020 NBA Draft Wednesday night, but is now signing a two-way contract with the Denver Nuggets as an undrafted free agent. According to a...

Wire Sports Weekly – Nov. 19

Marquette women's basketball huddles prior to their win over St. John's on Jan. 10, 2020. (Marquette Wire Stock Photo)
November 18, 2020

Women's basketball beat reporters Sam Arco and Molly Gretzlock and assistant sports producer Kristin Parisi join host John Leuzzi to preview the upcoming Marquette women's basketball season and discuss...

Marquette guard is poised for a strong season after impressive first year

Jordan King (23) looks up court in Marquette's 74-68 loss to Mississippi State Nov. 25, 2019.
November 17, 2020
Marquette sophomore guard Jordan King is the only returning member of the team who started all 32 games in the 2019-2020 season.

Winter sports athletes allowed extra year of eligibility

Lauren Van Kleunen battles for the ball in a game against Green Bay last season.
November 17, 2020
Amid concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility to athletes who participate in a winter sport.
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