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Golden Eagles advance to semifinal in The Basketball Tournament

Dwight Buycks takes a shot. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics)

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor

July 11, 2020

The Golden Eagles earned an 83-76 victory on Friday afternoon against the No. 12-seed Team Brotherly Love in the quarterfinal of The Basketball Tournament, which advances them to the semifinal for the third year in a row. Dwight Buycks, Darius Johnson-Odom, and Jamil Wilson led the way for the Golde...

Golden Eagles defeat Team CP3 in The Basketball Tournament

Darius Johnson-Odom dribbles the ball Nov. 2010 against University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor

July 7, 2020

The Golden Eagles earned a 76-67 win over No. 13 Team CP3 in the Super 16 round of The Basketball Tournament Monday night. Marquette had three players in double figures and was led by Darius Johnson-Odom, who had 21 points, shooting 7-for-12. Jamil Wilson added 14 points and 11 rebounds, with Dwight...

Men’s basketball receives first 2021 commitment

Marquette head coach Steve Wojciechowski coaches along the sideline during a game against Central Arkansas on December 28, 2019.

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor

July 3, 2020

The Marquette men's basketball team received its first commitment for the 2021 class. Kameron Jones, a 6-foot-4 guard from Tennessee, announced his decision via Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. The Tennessee native attends Evangelical Christian High School in Cordova. He also plays AAU basketball with...

Men’s basketball assistant coaches taking social action

Head men's basketball coach Steve Wojciechowski coaches from the sidelines on National Marquette Day Feb. 9.

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor

June 25, 2020

Men's basketball associate head coaches Dwayne Killings and Justin Gainey will be doing more than just helping the Golden Eagles win games this season. Both Killings and Gainey are members of "Coaches For Action," a group of 21 BIG EAST coaches seeking to bring awareness to social injustices in the...

Women’s soccer alum lands assistant coaching job

Darian Powell (12) led the Golden Eagles in both points and goals during the 2015 season. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

John Leuzzi, Sports Audio Producer

June 19, 2020

Former Marquette women's soccer forward Darian Powell is joining the Northern Michigan University women's soccer team as an assistant coach, head coach Jon Sandoval announced in a statement June 8.  "I am very excited to welcome Darian to our program," Sandoval said in the statement. "Her successful playing and coaching experience at the NCAA ...

NCAA grants D.J. Carton immediate eligibility

Sacar Anim (2) puts a layup in Marquette's loss to Seton Hall on Senior Day.

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

June 17, 2020

The NCAA has granted incoming transfer guard D.J. Carton a waiver for immediate eligibility to play for Marquette in the upcoming 2020-21 season. The 6-foot-2 Carton will be coming into the program after spending one season at Ohio State, where he averaged 10.4 points, 2.8 rebounds and three assists per ...

Marquette earns No. 4 seed in The Basketball Tournament

Luke Fischer (40) dunks in Marquette's game Dec. 5, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

June 17, 2020

After losing in the championship game of The Basketball Tournament in 2019, the Marquette alumni squad is back and will be the No. 4 seed in this year’s contest. All games in the tournament are to be held at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, where the teams will be kept in quarantine from Jul...

Marquette volleyball welcomes two California transfers

The Marquette women's volleyball team celebrates after scoring a point against Syracuse on Sep. 7, 2019.

Molly Gretzlock, Assistant Sports Editor

June 16, 2020

Women’s volleyball head coach Ryan Theis announced the addition of a pair of transfers from California to the 2020 roster: Breyan Ashley and Savannah Rennie. Ashley previously played for St. Mary’s College of California and will play two seasons with the Golden Eagles. Rennie is joining the sq...

Wire Sports Weekly – Jun. 15

The Marquette men's basketball team gathers in a huddle before its 71-60 win over Villanova on Jan. 4.

John Leuzzi, Sports Audio Producer

June 15, 2020

John Leuzzi, Nick Galle and Matt Yeazel discuss the latest off-season news regarding the Marquette Men's Basketball team and analyze the Golden Eagles 2020-21 non-conference schedule and what the BIG EAST might look like this year if they need to go to a regionalized division look.

Wire Sports Weekly – Jun. 11

KJ Lines (9) goes up for the kill in Marquette's 3-1 win over University of Northern Iowa on Sep. 21.

John Leuzzi, Sports Audio Producer

June 11, 2020

Marquette Radio · Wire Sports Weekly - Jun. 11 John Leuzzi, Zoe Comerford and Tyler Peters discuss the latest news surrounding Marquette Fall Sports, what the new 2020 BIG EAST Fall Sports Regional Divisions will look like and much more!...

Men’s basketball nonconference schedule released

The Marquette men's basketball team gets ready before a game against Central Arkansas on December 28, 2019.

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor

June 11, 2020

Marquette men's basketball officially released the nonconference schedule for the 2020-21 season via Twitter Thursday morning. The Golden Eagles were strong in nonconference play last season, going 10-2, with eight of those wins by at least 10 points. MU will open up its season at home against Lehigh Uni...

New conference alignment set for BIG EAST fall sports

From left to right, Brianna Jaeger (7), Madison Burrier (13), and Bonnie Lacey (4) look to make a play on the ball against Utah State.

Molly Gretzlock, Assistant Sports Editor

June 11, 2020

The mindset for fall collegiate athletics this upcoming season is going to look a lot different than usual on the Marquette University campus in 2020 as the BIG EAST announced June 8 there will be a few changes that will come into effect in the months ahead. Marquette men’s and women’s soccer, along with women’s volleyball, will be the most affected sports as all sports will be split into two divisions, the Ea...