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Women’s basketball closes out regular season with win

Women’s basketball closes out regular season with win

John Hand, Wire Sports Reporter
February 26, 2017
Filed under Game Recaps, MUTV, Sports, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Marquette women’s basketball team ended their season on a winning note by beating Villanova 62-53 Sunday. It was Marquette’s fifth win in a row as it gears up for the BIG EAST Tournament next weekend. Prior to Sunday’s game, the Golden Eagles secured the third seed in the tournament, while...

Recruiting scores: Moore puts up 34 as high school postseason looms

Recruiting scores: Moore puts up 34 as high school postseason looms

John Steppe, Wire Sports Reporter
February 26, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

2017 (Signed) THEO JOHN (Champlin Park HS, Minnesota) — John scored eight points in each of Champlin Park’s two games this week. Champlin Park remains undefeated. IKE EKE (U-D Jesuit, Michigan) — U-D Jesuit eked away with a win Tuesday in the CHSL semifinals, defeating Orchard Lake St. Ma...

Jui-jitsu club seeing success year after launch

Jui-jitsu club seeing success year after launch

Nathan DeSutter, Wire Sports Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Club sports, Sports

Aidan Flanagan, a junior in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette, has come a long way in one calendar year. In November 2015, he put the finishing touches on his brand new club, Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Now, he’s the captain and de facto head coach of 16 to 20 individuals coming off an incredibly...

WBB wins dogfight at Butler

WBB wins dogfight at Butler

John Hand, Sports Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Marquette women’s basketball team got back to their winning ways with a 72-66 victory over Butler Friday night. In BIG EAST play this season, the Golden Eagles now stand at 9-5. Erika Davenport led the team by recording her 12th double-double of the season with 19 points and 11 rebounds....

KAUFMAN: Disappointing gender diversity in Oscar nominations

Caroline Kaufman, Columnist
February 7, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Unless you’re Tom Brady, the most exciting Sunday in February has yet to come. The Oscars are quickly approaching, and Feb. 26, viewers will tune in to see which films, actors and directors will be crowned with a highly coveted Academy Award. This award show has come under fire in the last few years...

BOYLE: High tempo, short bench coming back to bite women’s basketball

BOYLE: High tempo, short bench coming back to bite women’s basketball

Brian Boyle, Wire Sports Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Marquette women’s basketball can be summed up in two plays. The first is a display of speed, grace and athleticism. An opponent misses a shot, a Marquette big grabs the rebound, the ball gets shuffled to either Natisha Hiedeman, Amani Wilborn or Danielle King (Marquette’s zippy trio of wind-up...

MUPD responds to recent increase in thefts from motor vehicles

MUPD responds to recent increase in thefts from motor vehicles

Clara Janzen, News Reporter
January 31, 2017
Filed under Crime & Safety, News, Wire Featured

Since Thursday, Jan. 26, the Marquette University Police Department has reported eight incidents of theft from a motor vehicle, with losses and damages totaling almost $1,500. Nobody affiliated with Marquette was a perpetrator of any of the incidents, according to MUPD. So far, two arrests have b...

KAUFMAN: Growing up in Titletown, USA

KAUFMAN: Growing up in Titletown, USA

January 31, 2017
Filed under Opinions

After crying in my beer for a week after Green Bay's loss against the Falcons, the die-hard Packer fan in me is ready to talk about my experiences growing up in Titletown, U.S.A. Green Bay is a small, seemingly ordinary town that lives and breathes football. However, this inconspicuous city fosters...

The story behind the making of ‘Lucky to Win a Game’

The story behind the making of ‘Lucky to Win a Game’

January 31, 2017
Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports

Sunday the Wire debuted its documentary, "Lucky to Win A Game," about the growth of the men's lacrosse program from a startup to the NCAA Tournament in just five years. We spoke to the four executive producers of the project, Grant Becker, Brian Georgeson, Patrick Thomas and Matt Unger about how it a...

Recruiting scores: Watson’s 42, Hauser’s return highlight week

Recruiting scores: Watson’s 42, Hauser’s return highlight week

John Steppe, Wire Sports Reporter
January 27, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

2017 (Committed/Signed) THEO JOHN (Champlin Park H.S., Minn.)- John had a double-double Tuesday, scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds in Champlin Park’s 85-75 win over Park Center. The future Golden Eagle also scored 14 points in the team’s 94-45 win over Blaine last Friday and 12 points, eight block...

Recruiting scores: Race Thompson drops 36, Jamal Cain posts double double

Recruiting scores: Race Thompson drops 36, Jamal Cain posts double double

John Steppe, Wire Sports Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

2017 (Committed/Signed) THEO JOHN (Champlin Park HS, Minn.)- John put up 11 points and seven boards in Champlin Park’s 92-47 rout of Elk River Wednesday. Champlin Park will be back in action Friday as they visit Blaine. IKE EKE (U-D Jesuit, Mich.)- Eke and the Cubs opened Catholic League play last Fr...

Davenport, women’s basketball shuts down Schickel in rout against Butler

Davenport, women’s basketball shuts down Schickel in rout against Butler

John Steppe, Wire Sports Reporter
January 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Many BIG EAST teams have been victims of Butler forward Tori Schickel’s authoritative presence in the paint, but Marquette was certainly not one of those teams Sunday, dominating Schickel and the Bulldogs, 91-53, at the Al McGuire Center. Butler’s leading scorer and the BIG EAST’s top rebounder had...