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National Marquette Day gatherings take place in Hawaii, Alaska

National Marquette Day gatherings take place in Hawaii, Alaska

Andrew Goldstein, Sports Content Executive
February 6, 2018
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

There were 59 registered National Marquette Day viewing parties, many of which were in the Midwest. Other locations, like Flagstaff, Nashville and Washington DC, were a little more far-flung. None were quite so far-flung as the gathering at Restaurant 604 in Honolulu, Hawaii, just across the bridge from the Pearl Harbor Memorial. That’s where Kurtis Kaun gathered with about a half-dozen other alumni at 9:30 a.m. local time to watch the Golden Eagles take on Providence.

Spingola earns new career high in Marquette’s rout over Providence

Spingola earns new career high in Marquette’s rout over Providence

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
February 2, 2018
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Wire Featured

As Marquette head coach Carolyn Kieger watched shootaround, she paid particular attention to Providence sharpshooter and leading scorer Jovana Nogic, who averages over 17 points per game. She then looked over to sophomore guard Isabelle Spingola, who entered play with a much more modest stat line ...

COLUMN: Marquette will need different defensive strategy to upset Nova again

COLUMN: Marquette will need different defensive strategy to upset Nova again

Andrew Goldstein, Sports Content Executive
January 27, 2018
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s easy for Golden Eagle fans to remember the iconic moments of Marquette's 74-72 upset over No. 1 Villanova last season. Duane Wilson’s stop-and-go layup, Katin Reinhardt’s game-tying three and Sam Hauser’s final rebound will all go down in program history. It’s much harder to remember...

No. 8 Xavier dissects Marquette defense in MU’s sixth loss against ranked opponent

No. 8 Xavier dissects Marquette defense in MU’s sixth loss against ranked opponent

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
January 24, 2018
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Entering Wednesday’s BIG EAST contest against No. 8 Xavier, Marquette had to key in on Xavier leading scorer Trevon Bluiett, who has led the Musketeers in scoring 13 times this season, including averaging 20.3 points per game in his last three conference games. However, it was just about everybody else wh...

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!”

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...