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MUBB-St. Johns takeaways: Kolek is an X-factor, second half adjustments are key, Mitchell and Ross impress

MUBB-St. John’s takeaways: Kolek is an X-factor, second half adjustments are key, Mitchell and Ross impress

Kaylynn Wright, Assistant Sports Editor February 11, 2024

No. 7 Marquette men’s basketball extended its winning streak to seven games after defeating St. John’s 86-75 Saturday on National Marquette Day at Fiserv Forum.  Here are three takeaways from the...

MUWBB-Villanova takeaways: Turnovers, late shooting woes are costly, 3-point shooting a positive

MUWBB-Villanova takeaways: Turnovers, late shooting woes are costly, 3-point shooting a positive

Mikey Severson, Sports Reporter February 11, 2024

Marquette women's basketball came out on the wrong side of a roller coaster matchup against Villanova on National Marquette Day, losing 55-52 Saturday afternoon at the Al McGuire Center. Here are three...

Liza Karlen drives to the hoop in Marquettes 55-52 loss to Villanova.

Women’s basketball loses 55-52 nail-biter to Villanova

Trevor Hilson, Sports Audio Producer February 10, 2024

Villanova spoiled Marquette women's basketball's National Marquette Day party. Led by junior guard Lucy Olsen's 19 points, which came from 8-of-9 shooting from the field, the Wildcats (15-8, 8-4 Big...

Tyler Kolek finished Marquettes 86-75 win over St. Johns with 27 points, 13 assists and seven rebounds.

Tyler Kolek commands No. 7 Golden Eagles to 86-75 victory

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor February 10, 2024

Tyler Kolek turned around and flashed three fingers as he shuffled back down the court. Everyone and their mothers knew what it meant, what just happened. The trash-talking, dime-dishing, lights-out...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Brandt, Woodward make history in Marquette’s 16-5 home-opener win

Raquel Ruiz, Sports Reporter February 9, 2024

The sea of fans rolled off the bleachers and onto the floor as they cheered on the Marquette men’s lacrosse team in its first home game of the season. The Golden Eagles (2-0) made sure Lindenwood...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

MUWBB-Georgetown takeaways: Golden Eagles overcome slow start and poor offense, still control the glass

Trevor Hilson, Sports Audio Producer February 8, 2024

Liza Karlen's 22-point, 10-rebound double-double led Marquette women's basketball in its 52-38 win over Georgetown Wednesday night at the Al McGuire Center. Karlen being the Golden Eagles' engine on...

Liza Karlen earned her third double-double in her last four games in Marquettes win over Georgetown. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Golden Eagles scrape 52-38 win over Georgetown

Raquel Ruiz, Sports Reporter February 8, 2024

Pink pom-poms lined the Al McGuire Center Wednesday night as Marquette women's basketball took on Georgetown in their Play4Kay game.  The poms shook in the air not only in support of the fight against...

Jake Richard celebrates winning the gold medal at the 2023 World Lacrosse Championships. (Photo via @jake_richard27 and @usa_mlax on Instagram.)

Richard brings gold medal mentality to Marquette

Raquel Ruiz, Sports Reporter February 6, 2024

It was shortly after walking the stage at graduation that Marquette men's lacrosse defensive coordinator Jake Richard got a call. After coming off a successful year playing for the Golden Eagles in...

Zaide Lowery has turned into one of Shaka Smarts go-to options off the bench.

Zaide Lowery inadvertently caught Shaka Smart’s eye — but he has turned into a go-to bench option

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor February 6, 2024

Shaka Smart came upon Zaide Lowery by accident.   Smart was on a recruiting trip waiting to see another player, but their game was running behind, so he decided to watch a random matchup involving...

Marquette held an open scrimmage Feb. 4 at Valley Fields. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

A young roster of ‘LAX rats’ look to build off historic season

Benjamin Hanson and Sofie Hanrahan February 6, 2024

Marquette women's lacrosse spent all of last season beating expectations. Picked to finish fourth in the 2023 Big East Preseason Coaches' Poll, the Golden Eagles earned a program-record 15 wins, their...

Kara Finneke (right) is the Marquette club field hockey president.

Marquette club field hockey blends community and competition

Mikey Severson, Sports Reporter February 6, 2024

Through the rotating silver door, one is greeted by a popping sound in the ears upon entering the white bubble that encompasses Valley Fields' artificial turf during the colder months in Milwaukee. Marquette...

Plugged-in: Everyone ends with wins

Plugged-in: Everyone ends with wins

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor February 5, 2024

  Plugged-in is your one-stop shop for all things Marquette Athletics from the past seven days. Look for Plugged-in every Monday morning. Men's Basketball Keeps Rolling The No. 9 Golden...

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