Marquette Wire

Squad comes up short

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

November 25, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

According to Mueller, the team built on the success they had versus DePaul the last time they played them. "We were very familiar with what DePaul would do since we had just played them. The match gave us much confidence because...

Pair of sharpshooters ready for spotlight

steven.piche@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It just so happens that the two sharp shooters have been waiting all their lives for this chance. Following the lead of cousins, uncles, parents and siblings, both have excelled in their basketball careers. "They have been...

Personnel gains, losses change face of C-USA

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Bearcats, who had won at least one game in the NCAA tournament for eight straight seasons before losing to Gonzaga, have a handful of fresh faces after a disappointing ending last season. Head coach Bob Huggins has recruited...

Four freshmen add versatily, accolades to Eagles

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

And there's the fact that the Conference USA Freshman of the Year award went to Marquette's Steve Novak last year. But despite these lofty aspirations, Marquette's quartet of freshmen have plenty of credentials and accomplishments...

Townsend ready to break out

emily.clauser@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

"You've got people in the NBA who used to dream about, like, winning a college basketball championship or just making it down to the Final Four," he said. Townsend has high expectations for the upcoming season. He wants to...

Coaching turn around brings back alumni

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

A coaching staff that Crean credited for not only his but the team's success multiple times all went its separate ways to seek a new future, but still are in contact with each other according to assistant coach Jeff Strohm, who...

Merritt, Sanders take on leadership role

steven.piche@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With those two early departures, Crean had only half of his first recruiting class intact for the 2003-'04 season — Scott Merritt and Terry Sanders. "We thought coming in those guys would be here for four years," Sanders...

Winding road leads Frede to MU

tom.blair@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

A graduate of Kettle Moraine High School, and a former member of the Kettle Moraine Lasers women's basketball team, Frede's path was far from concentrated and focused, taking her first to Valparaiso before landing at a university...

Freshmen transition to college game

Ryan Nilsson

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

"I think they all struggle along the way with missing home," Mitchell said. "We started a tradition a couple years ago where the weekend before practice starts I insist that they go home. "At first Danielle and Jasmine weren't...

Townsend ready to break out

emily.clauser@marquette.edu

November 18, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

"You've got people in the NBA who used to dream about winning a college basketball championship or just making it down to the Final Four," the Chicago native said. Townsend has high expectations for the upcoming season. He...

Eagles overcome poor shooting in Classic win

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

November 18, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In Thursday's Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, the Golden Eagles were able to fight through a ragged 40 minutes and would-be loss to St. John's in Madison Square Garden and were able to win in a low scoring game, 52-45. Junior Travis...

Admirals test winning streak against Griffins

caitlin.suess@marquette.edu

November 13, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Admirals sought revenge on the reigning Calder Cup champion Houston Aeros, who knocked the team out of the playoffs last year and defeated them, 5-1, Oct. 17 at the Bradley Center. In the Admirals' first win on the road,...