Marquette Wire

Repeat of last season will not come easy

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

November 13, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

If it were not for the 10 practices granted to the basketball team due to their tour of Costa Rica in mid-October, Crean said the team would be a lot more behind than he said they already are. "I don't even want to imagine...

Season ends with victory

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

November 13, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In the second game, the Phoenix took an early lead as they ran the score to 8-2 early on. Instead of calling a timeout to gather her team, coach Pati Rolf let her squad play through the adversity to bring the score back to 10-7....

Rotation forming

steven.piche@marquette.edu

November 11, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

"Other than that, I'd say it's quite wide open. And everybody on our team should be excited about that." Starting with the backcourt, sophomore guard Karon Bradley started alongside Diener in both exhibition games. The two...

MU ‘belongs’ in Big East

steven.piche@marquette.edu

November 6, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Apparently not only Marquette belongs, as Louisville, Cincinnati, DePaul and South Florida will also be joining the exodus from Conference USA. "The infusion of these five schools affords us incredible opportunities," Tranghese...

Move to Big East big for all

steven.piche@marquette.edu

November 4, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Perhaps even more important is the deadweight that will be dropped with the move. RPI killers like Alabama-Birmingham, Charlotte, Texas Christian, Southern Mississippi, Tulane, Houston and East Carolina. As far as the women...

Team sets open tryouts for Wednesday

steven.piche@marquette.edu

November 4, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

"Of course we want guys who understand basketball, who have played it, that can run plays." The coaches will use the session to gauge the talents of the players. But as Wardle pointed out, the staff will be looking out for...

Men’s team sets open tryouts for Wed.

steven.piche@marquette.edu

November 4, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

"Of course we want guys who understand basketball, who have played it, that can run plays." The coaches will use the session to gauge the talents of the players. But as Wardle pointed out, the staff will be looking out for...

Marquette Madness

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

October 28, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

He got his wish. In a near-full U.S. Cellular Arena Saturday, the Marquette student body and fans welcomed back their 2003 Conference USA regular season champion men's basketball team and the WNIT qualifying women's basketball...

At nearly 50, Ellis is still learning

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

October 23, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

There have only been 10 practices this season, but Ellis said he is starting to get familiar with new and veteran players on the team. According to Ellis, Wednesday night marked the team's first real practice, and after almost...

Eagles return from Costa Rica with 5-game sweep

steven.piche@marquette.edu

October 21, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

On the game, Marquette made 34 of 69 field goals as well as going 4 of 11 from beyond the arc. Novak led the team in 3-point shooting, hitting three of four triples. Two players missing from the action were junior transfer...

Sports Check

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

October 14, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Men's Basketball, News, Religion, Sports

Tribune: Are you a big sports fan Fr. Wild? University President the Rev. Robert A. Wild: I'm a huge Marquette men's basketball fan. The women's games also and some soccer and volleyball. I certainly try to get to as many games...

Hoops open house

Sarah Sherman

September 18, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, News, Sports

"It's a great time for freshmen to get their first sense of what the university and coach (Tom) Crean are all about," director of basketball operations Brian Wardle said. "Monday will be a big-time event that I know coach Crean...