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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Redshirt first-year forward Justin Lewis (10) takes on Villanova guard Caleb Daniels in then-No. 24 Marquette mens basketballs 83-73 win over then-No. 12 Villanovas win Feb. 2.

Justin Lewis signs two-way contract with Chicago Bulls

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor June 24, 2022

Former Marquette men's basketball forward Justin Lewis was not selected in the 2022 NBA Draft Thursday night, but is now signing a two-way contract with the Chicago Bulls as an undrafted free agent. Lewis...

Marquette mens basketball in a huddle during its 75-64 win over then-No. 20 Xavier Jan. 23.

Men’s basketball looking at players to step into bigger roles ahead of new season

Andrew Amouzou, Executive Director of the Marquette Wire June 17, 2022

Despite its early first-round exit in the NCAA Tournament to North Carolina, the Marquette men's basketball team exceeded expectations and showed promising momentum last season under first-year head coach...

George Thompson held the Marquette mens basketball all-time leading scorer record for 40 years. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Former all-time leading scorer George Thompson dies at 74

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor June 9, 2022

Former Marquette men's basketball all-time leading scorer George Thompson died Wednesday from complications of diabetes at age 74, the school announced. "George's name is synonymous with Marquette Basketball,"...

Redshirt first-year forward Justin Lewis drives to the basket in Marquette mens basketballs 57-54 upset win over No. 11 Villanova Jan. 19. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Justin Lewis going pro after two seasons at Marquette

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor June 1, 2022

Marquette men's basketball's Justin Lewis is headed to the NBA. The 6-foot-7 forward announced on Twitter Wednesday morning, that he will be keeping his name in the NBA draft, ending his college eligibility. UnderDogs...

Photo courtesy of Marquette Today.

Marquette sells 11 acres of land to developers, soccer and lacrosse moving home fields

John Leuzzi , Executive Sports Editor May 20, 2022
The new district will include a building of a sports stadium, an indoor concert venue, a full-service hotel, multi-family residential housing, retail and food and beverage elements.
Marquette womens lacrosse in its 19-14 win over Villanova April 9.

Marquette locks up No. 2 seed in BIG EAST Tournament in loss to No. 10 Denver

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter April 30, 2022

Marquette women's lacrosse entered Saturday afternoon's matchup with No. 10 Denver with a chance to share the BIG EAST regular season title. However, the Pioneers had other plans defeating the Golden...

Marquette mens lacrosse in its loss to Villanova April 23 at Valley Fields.

Men’s lacrosse falls to Denver in regular season finale

Sam Arco, Assistant Sports Editor April 30, 2022

Marquette men's lacrosse entered its regular season finale against No. 18 Denver Friday night with BIG EAST Tournament implications on the line all around the conference.  The Golden Eagles suffered...

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BREAKING: Dwyane Wade confirmed as 2022 Commencement Speaker

John Leuzzi , Executive Sports Editor April 27, 2022

Former Marquette men's basketball star guard Dwyane Wade will be Marquette's 2022 Commencement speaker, a high-ranking university official has confirmed to the Marquette Wire. One of Marquette's most...

Chloe Marotta (52) attempts a shot in Marquettes loss to Toledo March 24 in the WNIT Sweet 16.

Chloe Marotta returns for fifth year of eligibility

Ben Schultz, Sports Reporter April 26, 2022

Marquette women's basketball senior forward Chloe Marotta announced Tuesday night that she will be returning for her fifth and final season. She made the official announcemenet on Marquette University...

(Photo courtesy of Zaide Lowery)

2023 recruit Zaide Lowery talks about why Marquette was the fit for him

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor April 26, 2022

Zaide Lowery is heading to the collegiate level to play a sport that had not been his "number one" sport until three years ago. Lowery said football was his main sport while growing up but that switched...

Junior guard Jordan King (23) goes in for a layup in Marquette womens basketballs 76-48 win over Xavier Dec.3.

Jordan King saw career-high’s in junior season but remains working towards a piece of hardware

Kristin Parisi, Assistant Sports Producer April 26, 2022

It's been 903 days since Jordan King put on the blue and gold for the first time in her career. And since then, all King has wanted to do was compete for BIG EAST titles and make an impact on Marquette's...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Graduate students get ready to take next steps after Marquette

Johnnie Brooker , Sports Reporter April 26, 2022

Upon graduation, college students far and wide have important decisions to make regarding their future. And for the graduate students on the Marquette track and field team, there is a month remaining of...

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