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Marquette’s Senior Day spoiled by St. John’s in 56-50 loss

Sophia Woods, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2024

The smiles were erased. The laughter dissipated. The celebration ended. What was supposed to be a triumphant night for Marquette women's basketball morphed into a disconsolate defeat. St. John's made...

Sophomore guard Kenzie Hare set the record for most threes made by a second-year player (76).

Kenzie Hare breaking records with her sophomore ‘swagger’

Trevor Hilson, Sports Audio Producer February 27, 2024

Mackenzie Hare caught graduate forward Frannie Hottinger's pass and — without hesitation — pulled up and drilled a 3-pointer from the wing with the same stroke she used to make 75 triples before this...

Former Marquette middle blocker Jenna Rosenthal went professional overseas after graduating. Now, she is on the Columbus Fury in the newly-formed Pro Volleyball Federation. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Al McGuire Center ‘home’ to professional volleyball alum Jenna Rosenthal

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor February 27, 2024

Let's start with the list, just so you get the picture. Four continents: North America, South America, Asia and Europe. 14+ countries: The United States, Austria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic,...

First-year Carsen Brandt ranks third on Marquette with 14 points. He leads all first-years. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Carsen Brandt was Marquette’s highest-ranked 2023 recruit — and he is playing like it

Raquel Ruiz, Sports Reporter February 27, 2024

Carsen Brandt was making his mark long before he stepped foot on Marquette's campus. As a high school junior, the Edina, Minnesota native was setting multiple tournament records for Benilde St. Margaret's....

The NBA All-Star Game needs change

Conor McPherson, Sports Columnist February 27, 2024
This year's NBA All-Star Game was an absolute travesty. Considering the severe viewership drop over the past 20 years, it's time the league updates the event and makes it enjoyable again.

Marquette club men’s lacrosse flying high after winning home doubleheader

Mikey Severson, Sports Reporter February 27, 2024

The chill from the below-freezing February air trickled into the Valley Fields bubble as the Marquette men's club lacrosse team played its first games of the 2024 spring campaign. Looking to build from...

Kam Jones takes a shot in Marquettes 88-64 win over Xavier.

Marquette moves up two spots, back into the top 5 of AP Top 25 Poll

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor February 26, 2024

Marquette men's basketball is moving back up the national rankings, coming in as the No. 5 team in this week's Associated Press Top 25 Poll, which was released Monday. It received 1,243 votes. Here's...

Kam Jones shoots the ball over Xaviers Quincy Olivari.

Plugged-in: A week of record-breaking performances

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor February 26, 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's Kam Jones Scores Career-High Twice,...

Kam Jones scored 34 points in Marquettes 88-64 win over Xavier

MUBB-Xavier takeaways: Kam Jones stays hot, defense leads to offense, crucial second-chance points

Kaylynn Wright, Assistant Sports Editor February 26, 2024

Behind junior guard Kam Jones' second-straight 34-point performance, No. 7 Marquette men’s basketball routed the Xavier Musketeers 88-64 Sunday at Fiserv Forum in its 12th Big East win. Here are three...

Kam Jones passes the ball to Oso Ighodaro (13) in Marquettes 88-64 win over Xavier.

Kam Jones nets 34 points for second straight game in 88-64 win over Xavier

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor February 25, 2024

Every box was checked. Tyler Kolek got his prescribed 10 assists. Kam Jones had his second-straight lights-out shooting performance. Stevie Mitchell played like a Big East Defensive Player of the Year...

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Marquette routs Xavier 86-60 in third straight win

Matthew Baltz, Sports Reporter February 24, 2024

Thanks to a conference-play high in points, Marquette women's basketball (21-6, 10-6 Big East) coasted past Xavier (1-24, 0-16 Big East) 86-60 Saturday afternoon at the Cintas Center. The Golden Eagles...

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Golden Eagles lose third straight road game, 18-14

Sofie Hanrahan, Sports Reporter February 24, 2024

Escaping the Milwaukee snowstorm and arriving at the sunny Rock Stadium, the Marquette women's lacrosse team was looking for its first win on the road Saturday morning. But the Golden Eagles (1-3) were...

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