Marquette Wire

Hoops season getting exciting

steven.piche@marquette.edu

January 13, 2004

Lately it's really been starting to feel a lot like basketball season at Marquette. And for the first time since I've been here, I can honestly say that pertains to more than men's basketball. With the opening of the Al...

Squad develops strong game early

Ryan Nilsson

December 2, 2003

The women's basketball team had only played four games this season before the Dead River Company Classic in Orono, Maine — two of them being exhibitions — but the program has already developed a couple of successful tendencies. Similar...

Eagles sink Dead River rivals

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

December 2, 2003

The women's basketball team brought life and a regular season mark of 2-0 to the Dead River Company Classic this past weekend. At the end of the tournament, the team left with a first-place finish and a tie for the best start...

Kieger paces squad in opening win

Ryan Nilsson

November 25, 2003

B) What a great game to start the season with. The 822 people in attendance at U.S. Cellular Arena were kept glued to the edge of their seats as the lead changed hands six times, and the score was tied five times, in the second...

Trouble from behind the arc does not hold Eagles back from success

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

November 25, 2003

When senior Crystal Weaver drained a three-pointer for the Golden Eagles with 16:10 left in the first half, it would be the last sniff the team would have at a successful three pointer, as it ended the game missing the last 14...

C-USA looking to put at least 5 teams in tourney

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

While the Golden Eagles are slated to finish eighth in conference, TCU is leading the preseason C-USA polls this year after it captured the regular season conference championship last year. This season the Horned Frogs come into...

Seven still battling to be part of starting five

November 20, 2003

"We're getting away from the traditional 1-2-3-4-5s," she said. "That's part of the offense, is to get away from positions. But there are definitely scorers." #2, Carolyn Kieger, 5-6, sophomore Every basketball team needs...

Seniors hope for ‘dreamy’ final season

tom.blair@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

"Fly me high through the starry skies/Maybe to an astral plane. Dream weaver." Those are the lyrics to Gary Wright's 1975 hit song "Dream Weaver." While its real meaning remains hidden and best left to English majors who can...

Gales returns to team as special assistant

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

In addition Gales will be able to serve as a liaison between the coaching staff and the players, according to head coach Terri Mitchell. "Having played here for four years, Rashida can give the players a great amount of insight...

Eagles prep for Drake

Ryan Nilsson

November 20, 2003

On paper, Marquette's women's basketball team seems very similar to its counterpart from Drake. However, no one will know for sure if that's the case until the two teams meet at 2 p.m. Saturday in the season opener for both squads. Much...

In Shakespearean fashion, women prevail

tom.blair@marquette.edu

November 11, 2003

The Golden Eagles came out hot early, running out to a 12-1 lead in the first three minutes of the game, and never really looked back. Marquette held the lead for the rest of the afternoon. However, Marquette did not play very...

Eagles muster exhibition wins

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

November 11, 2003

"I'm actually surprised we won tonight," head coach Tom Crean said. "I'm glad we won, but I'm surprised we won because we didn't deserve to win. So we'll take it and go with it." "We didn't play as well as we wanted to tonight,"...