Marquette Wire

One-year anniversary of Villanova upset most poignant for fans who missed it

One-year anniversary of Villanova upset most poignant for fans who missed it

Andrew Goldstein, Sports Content Executive
January 23, 2018
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Wire Featured

Zachary Newman’s mother never called him multiple times in a row unless it was something important. As soon as the 2012 Marquette graduate received three calls from her within a span of several minutes, he thought something tragic had happened. When Newman called his mom back, all he heard her say was, “Your father’s on the court! Your father’s on the court!”

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Georgetown shocks Marquette in 27-point blowout

Georgetown shocks Marquette in 27-point blowout

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
January 19, 2018
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

A program-best seven-game winning streak to start the BIG EAST season came to an end on Friday when Marquette fell to Georgetown in blowout fashion in a 85-58 loss. The Golden Eagles went ice-cold offensively in the second quarter, scoring just four points. They shot 2 of 13 from the field and committ...

Car crashes into students’ house

Car crashes into students’ house

Aly Prouty, Executive News Editor
January 16, 2018
Filed under Crime & Safety, News

A car crashed into students' house on 21st and W. Michigan Streets Sunday between 7:30 and 8 p.m. Two females not affiliated with Marquette were in the car. One of them was practicing driving in a parking lot adjacent to the house. "The driver attempted to brake but mistakenly pressed the gas...

All-around play leads Marquette over Xavier in dominant fashion

All-around play leads Marquette over Xavier in dominant fashion

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
January 14, 2018
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

An all-around team performance and a second half surge helped the Marquette women's basketball team dismantle Xavier 88-67 Sunday afternoon at the Al McGuire Center. The Golden Eagles are still the only undefeated team in the BIG EAST, as they improved to 13-5 and 7-0 in conference, the most con...

Blockton beats the buzzer to lift women’s basketball over Butler

Blockton beats the buzzer to lift women’s basketball over Butler

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
January 13, 2018
Filed under MUTV, Sports, Sports, Wire Featured, Women's Basketball

With the score tied at 67 and just 0.8 seconds remaining in regulation, Marquette was inbounding underneath Butler's basket for a chance to win the game. “I was praying to Jesus because I didn’t want to go to overtime,” said Blockton. Blockton moved toward the foul line from the right elbow...

Trials Day 6: After week of waiting, Emery Lehman makes Olympic Team

Trials Day 6: After week of waiting, Emery Lehman makes Olympic Team

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
January 7, 2018
Filed under Sports, Wire Featured

There better be a good reason for a college engineering student to not enroll in spring classes. For Marquette junior Emery Lehman, it'll be because he's packing his bags and traveling to Pyeongchang, South Korea next month for the 2018 Winter Olympics as a Team Pursuit Specialist in speedskating. "Now...

Marquette sits atop BIG EAST following productive second half against Creighton

Marquette sits atop BIG EAST following productive second half against Creighton

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
January 7, 2018
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Marquette now claims sole position of first place in the BIG EAST after a 92-77 victory over the Creighton Bluejays Sunday afternoon. After ending the first half with a 41-38 lead, Marquette started the second half firing on all cylinders as they opened the third quarter on a 14-2 run. Full cour...

Marquette hands DePaul their first conference loss of the season

Marquette hands DePaul their first conference loss of the season

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
January 4, 2018
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The much-anticipated rematch of last year's BIG EAST title game ended with the same result, as Marquette handed DePaul its first in-conference loss of the season, 93 -81. Marquette has now beaten the Blue Demons in four consecutive matchups, which had never been done before in program history. Marquett...

Trials Day 1: Lehman wins 5,000 meter race, Olympic fate still in limbo

Trials Day 1: Lehman wins 5,000 meter race, Olympic fate still in limbo

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
January 2, 2018
Filed under Sports, Wire Featured

Heading into Tuesday's Long Track Olympic Trials at the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee, Marquette junior Emery Lehman had an idea of what the winning time for the 5,000-meter race would be. "A good race for someone will be someone doing 30-second laps most of the way," Lehman said. "I think...

Turnover advantage, 3-point shooting gives Marquette first BIG EAST win of year against Georgetown

Turnover advantage, 3-point shooting gives Marquette first BIG EAST win of year against Georgetown

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
December 30, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After being outscored 44-28 in the paint and out-rebounded 37-34 Wednesday against Xavier, Marquette head coach Steve Wojciechowski knew the team needed to improve its post play. “Obviously we have to protect our paint at a higher level,” Wojo said Wednesday. “I wish it was just one thing we had ...

Marquette forces 31 turnovers in victory over UW-Milwaukee

Marquette forces 31 turnovers in victory over UW-Milwaukee

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
December 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Marquette came out on top Sunday against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 83-68, marking its six straight against the Panthers and extending its series lead to 27-20. Marquette's defensive pressure continues to give opponents fits offensively. Marquette forced 31 turnovers, resulting in 25 more fi...

Takeaways from Marquette’s 82-76 loss at Michigan

Takeaways from Marquette’s 82-76 loss at Michigan

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
December 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Despite a season-high 23 points from junior Erika Davenport, Marquette fell to No. 24 Michigan, 82-76.   Some scorers were hot, some weren't Davenport had her way in the paint; she went 8-of-14 from the field, 7-of-8 from the free-throw line, and collected seven rebounds. Fellow juniors Allaz...