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Wire Sports Weekly – Dec. 10

Wire Sports Weekly – Dec. 10

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

December 10, 2019

Dan Avington and Zoe Comerford wrap up the volleyball season and talk about the impact this senior class has had on Marquette....

Jordan King’s big performance leads to a 78-56 victory against crosstown rival

Jordan King’s big performance leads to a 78-56 victory against crosstown rival

John Leuzzi, Sports Reporter

December 8, 2019

After a week away from the court, Marquette women’s basketball did not show any signs of rust, taking down UW-Milwaukee 78-56 Sunday afternoon.  First-year guard Jordan King's performance was a key part of the Golden Eagles' double-digit win.  The Rockton, Illinois, native had a career-high...

Marquette defeats Kansas State for second straight season

Marquette defeats Kansas State for second straight season

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2019

The Marquette Golden Eagles went into Manhattan, Kansas, Saturday night and picked up a 73-65 win in a rematch of a game that Marquette won at Fiserv Forum almost exactly a year ago. After missing Wednesday’s win against Jacksonville while in concussion protocol, senior guard Markus Howard scored...

Volleyball season ends in four-set loss to No. 16 seed Purdue

Volleyball season ends in four-set loss to No. 16 seed Purdue

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A year after making the first Sweet 16 in program history, Marquette came up short of making its second Sweet 16 Saturday, losing in four sets against the No. 16-seeded Purdue Boilermakers (22-25, 25-16, 25-17, 25-13). "Our team was full of fight," Marquette head coach Ryan...

Marquette prepares for challenge against No. 16-seeded Purdue in West Lafayette

Marquette prepares for challenge against No. 16-seeded Purdue in West Lafayette

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

December 7, 2019

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Marquette volleyball will have a tough test Saturday night to keep its season alive. The Golden Eagles will remain in Indiana after sweeping a talented Dayton Flyers team Friday night but will face a harder opponent Saturday at the Holloway Gymnasium: the No. 16 Purdue Boil...

Volleyball opens 2019 NCAA Tournament with sweep over Dayton

Volleyball opens 2019 NCAA Tournament with sweep over Dayton

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

December 6, 2019

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Golden Eagles responded to missing out on a hosting spot in the NCAA Tournament with a dominant victory (25-23, 25-19, 25-22) over the University of Dayton Friday evening. "(Not hosting) definitely gave us motivation because we knew that we had goals going into the NCAA...

Marquette dominates Jacksonville despite absence of Howard

Marquette dominates Jacksonville despite absence of Howard

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

Without the nation's leading scorer, the Golden Eagles still dominated the Jacksonville Dolphins 75-56 Wednesday night. "Knowing that Markus wasn't going to be playing, we knew that some guys were going to have to step up and make plays," junior Jamal Cain said. "The whole two days we've been practicing,...

Baseline: Howard’s status unknown after Marquette coasts to victory against Jacksonville

Baseline: Howard’s status unknown after Marquette coasts to victory against Jacksonville

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

December 4, 2019

Marquette picked up the 75-56 win against Jacksonville University Wednesday night despite being without senior guard Markus Howard, who was in concussion protocol. Here is a breakdown of the victory: Game MVP: Sacar Anim led the Golden Eagles on the night with 19 points, efficiently shooting 7-for-1...

Duffy instills ‘The Marquette Way,’ looks for mantra to personify team

Duffy instills ‘The Marquette Way,’ looks for mantra to personify team

John Leuzzi, Sports Reporter

December 3, 2019

Women's basketball head coach Megan Duffy is instituting a new philosophy this season called, "The Marquette Way."

Wesley Matthews finds home near alma mater, playing alongside NBA Most Valuable Player

Wesley Matthews finds home near alma mater, playing alongside NBA Most Valuable Player

John Steppe, Executive Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

Marquette alumnus Wesley Matthews has found a home with the Bucks, but it's not just because of the proximity to his alma mater.

Upcoming Marquette matchup brings back memories of Al McGuire for Kansas State head coach

Upcoming Marquette matchup brings back memories of Al McGuire for Kansas State head coach

John Steppe, Executive Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

Kansas State head men's basketball coach Bruce Weber has a closer connection to Marquette than many fans may think.

Five games to watch during winter break

Five games to watch during winter break

Wire Sports Staff

December 3, 2019

Marquette's basketball teams will begin conference play over winter break and here are the five matchups to keep an eye on.