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Career-high day for Bailey not enough as Golden Eagles fall to No. 5 Maryland

Career-high day for Bailey not enough as Golden Eagles fall to No. 5 Maryland

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

December 1, 2019

After senior guard Markus Howard combined for 91 points Thursday and Friday, No. 5 Maryland had all the answers to Howard's scoring Sunday afternoon, containing him to just six points in the Golden Eagles' 84-63 loss to the Terrapins. The last time Howard only scored six points was March 6 at Seton...

Volleyball falls to red-hot St. John’s in BIG EAST Championship

Volleyball falls to red-hot St. John’s in BIG EAST Championship

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2019

For the first time since 2014, Creighton was not the team hoisting the BIG EAST Championship trophy. Instead, it was fourth-seeded St. John's, who took down No. 12 Marquette in four sets (25-20, 25-22, 19-25, 25-21) on the Golden Eagles' home court. The Red Storm's first BIG EAST Championship title...

Golden Eagles defeat Tulsa after pair of Golden Hurricane free-throw misses in final seconds

Golden Eagles defeat Tulsa after pair of Golden Hurricane free-throw misses in final seconds

Tyler Peters, Sports Reporter

November 30, 2019

Marquette women’s basketball defeated the University of Tulsa 61-60 Saturday afternoon after the Golden Hurricane missed a pair of free throws in the final seconds, improving to 6-2 this season. The Golden Eagles started the game slowly, trailing 20-14 after the first quarter. Marquette stormed...

Lott, Van Kleunen lead Marquette to 77-63 against Saint Mary’s

Lott, Van Kleunen lead Marquette to 77-63 against Saint Mary’s

John Leuzzi, Sports Reporter

November 29, 2019

Following their second home loss of the season, Marquette women’s basketball bounced back in a 77-63 win out west against Saint Mary’s Friday afternoon. Saint Mary’s opened the game with an 8-2 run before Marquette’s offense found its rhythm with a 3-pointer from junior guard Selena Lott. First...

Howard, offensive outburst power Golden Eagles past USC

Howard, offensive outburst power Golden Eagles past USC

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

November 29, 2019

For the second consecutive day, a dominant performance from senior guard Markus Howard fueled Marquette's offense in the Orlando Invitational, this time helping Marquette roll to a 101-79 win over the USC Trojans Friday afternoon. One day after dropping 40 points against Davidson College, Markus Howard...

Volleyball heads to third consecutive BIG EAST Championship match with sweep over Villanova

Volleyball heads to third consecutive BIG EAST Championship match with sweep over Villanova

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

November 29, 2019

No. 12 Marquette defeated Villanova in straight sets (25-22, 25-18, 25-19) in the first match of the 2019 BIG EAST Championships Friday afternoon. The second-seeded Golden Eagles had no problems in the first set claiming an early 12-7 lead off a four-point scoring run. MU eventually extended that...

Marquette overcomes foul trouble to beat Davidson in Orlando Invitational

Marquette overcomes foul trouble to beat Davidson in Orlando Invitational

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

November 28, 2019

Marquette men's basketball used a productive second half to beat the Davidson Wildcats 73-63 in its first game at the Orlando Invitational. Senior guard Markus Howard once again provided the heroics for MU, leading the team with 40 points. The next highest scorer for Marquette was redshirt senior...

Golden Eagles lose to No. 10 Mississippi State despite late lead

Golden Eagles lose to No. 10 Mississippi State despite late lead

John Leuzzi, Sports Reporter

November 25, 2019

Marquette women’s basketball dropped its second game of the season in tough 74-68 loss to the No. 10 Mississippi State Bulldogs Monday night at the Al McGuire Center. “A disappointing ending at the end of the game, but what a great basketball game today. ... Just a great experience for our you...

Wire Sports Weekly – Nov. 25

Wire Sports Weekly – Nov. 25

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

November 25, 2019

Dan Avington and Zoe Comerford break down the Marquette volleyball regular season and preview the upcoming BIG EAST and NCAA Tournaments....

Volleyball caps off regular season with sweep at Providence

Volleyball caps off regular season with sweep at Providence

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

November 24, 2019

No. 9 Marquette volleyball rebounded after a tough loss to Creighton Friday with a three-set sweep of the Providence Friars (25-9, 28-26, 25-17) in its final regular season match. With Creighton's win over DePaul today, Marquette is officially relegated to second place in the BIG EAST regular season...

Golden Eagles overcome lackluster first half, avoid upset against Robert Morris

Golden Eagles overcome lackluster first half, avoid upset against Robert Morris

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

November 23, 2019

Marquette found a way to come out with the win at Fiserv Forum Saturday against the Robert Morris Colonials 66-62 despite the team's lowest-scoring first half since 2014. Robert Morris had a 20-19 lead at halftime after an incredibly unproductive first half for Marquette. The Golden Eagles had 13...

Baseline: Men’s basketball defeats Robert Morris despite scoring 19 points in first half

Baseline: Men’s basketball defeats Robert Morris despite scoring 19 points in first half

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

November 23, 2019

Marquette picked up its third win of the season in sloppy fashion against the Robert Morris Colonials Saturday afternoon. Here’s a quick breakdown of the 66-62 victory: Game MVP: Sophomore forward Brendan Bailey finished with a season-high 10 points, one point shy of his career-high 11 points agains...