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Tyler Kolek drives to the hoop in Marquettes 85-80 win over Villanova. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Tyler Kolek scores a career-high 32 points to lead No. 9 Marquette past Villanova, 85-80

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor January 30, 2024

Tyler Kolek shuffled down the court and put one finger to his mouth. It was a simple message to the Villanova fanbase from Marquette men's basketball's resident trash talker: Shhhhh. Kolek had just...

Skylar Forbes averages 5.9 points per game.

Forbes takes on bigger role in first year

Sophia Woods, Assistant Sports Editor January 30, 2024

Skylar Forbes is different than most first-years.  How many first-years play in every game? Not a lot. Well, how many scored in all but one of those games? Few. How about being a starter? Even fewer. But...

Marquette mens lacrosse opens its season Saturday against Air Force. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Senior leadership key for Marquette

Matthew Baltz and Raquel Ruiz January 30, 2024

The spring of 2023 was filled with a lot of what-ifs for the Marquette men’s lacrosse team. In a season that included a stretch of three straight overtime losses against Big East opponents that were...

Marquette figure skating practices every Monday from 6:30-8:00 am at the Kern Center. (Photo courtesy of Marquette figure skating.)

Tight-knit club figure skating team gears up for second semester

Mikey Severson, Sports Reporter January 30, 2024

It is an early Monday morning in Milwaukee, and while most college students are sleeping, Marquette's club figure skating team laces up their skates and hits the ice ready for practice. Because there...

Plugged-in: Mens basketball on fire, Womens basketball recovers

Plugged-in: Men’s basketball on fire, Women’s basketball recovers

Sophia Woods, Assistant Sports Editor January 29, 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 Can Win in Multiple Ways The No. 14...

Terri Mitchell recorded 348 wins in her time as Marquette womens basketball head coach. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Women’s basketball all-time winningest coach Terri Mitchell inducted into M Club Hall of Fame

Matthew Baltz, Sports Reporter January 28, 2024

Terri Mitchell's dream to coach started all the way back in college. While finishing up her playing days at Duquesne in Philadelphia, Mitchell realized that she had a desire to help out college kids. "College...

Wesley Matthews was inducted into the M Club Hall of Fame class of 2024. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Wes Matthews reflects on journey to M Club Hall of Fame

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor January 28, 2024

Wes Matthews never envisioned he'd be where he is today. He didn't come to Marquette expecting to lead the men's basketball program in free throws made (549), or sit 10th all-time in career points in...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

MUWBB-Butler takeaways: Important third frame, Hare keeps scoring, zero bench points

Matthew Baltz, Sports Reporter January 28, 2024

Marquette women’s basketball (16-4, 5-4 Big East) snapped its two-game losing streak against Butler Saturday afternoon at the Al McGuire Center, defeating the Bulldogs 59-48. Here are three takeaways...

Liza Karlen earned her fourth double-double of the season in Marquettes 59-48 win over Butler. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Liza Karlen comes up clutch in 59-48 win over Butler

Sophia Woods, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2024

Liza Karlen is inevitable. It doesn't seem to matter what teams do to try and stop the senior forward, she will make an impact regardless. Saturday, Karlen led everyone with a game-high 25 points...

Oso Ighodaro (left) and David Joplin (right) scored a combined 30 points in the second half of Marquettes 75-57 win over Seton Hall.

Depth shows in No. 14 Marquette’s 75-57 win over Seton Hall

Kaylynn Wright, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2024

Just like in Newark, it was all Seton Hall in the first half despite Marquette coming out of it with a one point lead, 30-29. But just as he had in his previous game, junior forward David Joplin opened...

Doc Rivers jersey was retired by Marquette in February 2004. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Coaching in Milwaukee a ‘dream’ for former Marquette All-American Doc Rivers

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor January 27, 2024

Doc Rivers will be coaching 128 feet below his No. 31 Marquette jersey. Rivers, a former Marquette guard and All-American, is going to be the next head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced...

David Joplin scored six 3-pointers in Marquettes win over DePaul. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Joplin hits six 3-pointers, Marquette shoots 46% on threes in 86-73 win over DePaul

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor January 25, 2024

CHICAGO — David Joplin started both halves the same way — by nailing a 3-pointer. At the start of the game, Marquette head coach Shaka Smart called a specific action to give Joplin a three and get...

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