Marquette Wire

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,...

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...