Marquette Wire

SPRING UPDATE: Men’s soccer confident heading into final spring tuneup

SPRING UPDATE: Men’s soccer confident heading into final spring tuneup

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
April 28, 2018
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

While junior goalkeeper Luis Barraza realizes it's only the end of the spring season, he's already zeroed in on a goal for next season. "(Making the BIG EAST Tournament) is something that we must do. This year is kind of make-or-break," Barraza said. "It's that little thing that I haven't been able to do, or the team hasn't been able to do as long as I've been here. We need to make it no matter how."

Wojo, staff land critical transfers to bolster Marquette’s defense

Wojo, staff land critical transfers to bolster Marquette’s defense

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

Former Utah State standout Koby McEwen announced his decision to transfer to Marquette Sunday night, just over 48 hours after former Fordham guard Joseph Chartouny committed Friday evening. In one weekend, Marquette went from having two pure guards on its roster to four.

April Fool’s Day catches students off-guard on Easter

April Fool’s Day catches students off-guard on Easter

David Goldman, A&E Reporter
April 4, 2018
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“I told my parents I dropped out of school with only two months left,” he said. “Initially they were mad but they knew something was up after a little bit since it was April Fool's Day.”

Men’s basketball finds plenty of reasons to get excited for NIT play

Men’s basketball finds plenty of reasons to get excited for NIT play

Andrew Goldstein, Sports Content Executive
March 20, 2018
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Wire Featured

To the average college basketball fan, it may seem like the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) is hardly worth paying attention to. For the Marquette Golden Eagles, there’s still every reason to keep competing, according to sophomore guard Markus Howard. “We get to practice still and compete. It’s a real motivation factor for us. That’s really important, especially now in March."

FLOOR SLAPS: Fast break points help Marquette to NIT Quarterfinals

FLOOR SLAPS: Fast break points help Marquette to NIT Quarterfinals

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
March 18, 2018
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Marquette dominated Oregon 101-92 in the NIT second round thanks to Andrew Rowsey's 29 points.

Going green this St. Patrick’s Day

Going green this St. Patrick’s Day

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
March 18, 2018
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

While Milwaukee has its share of McDonald's franchises, the Shamrock Shake is not the only March special that will make waves this St. Patrick’s Day season. Around the city, several promotions offer great deals and good times.

FLOOR SLAPS: Villanova buries Marquette with shooting

FLOOR SLAPS: Villanova buries Marquette with shooting

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
March 8, 2018
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Villanova Wildcats shot lights out in the second half, draining 15 of 29 shots from beyond the arc including 11 of 17 in the second half en route to a 94-70 dismantling of the Marquette Golden Eagles. Now the Golden Eagles will have to wait until Selection Sunday this weekend to find out its postseason fate.

Wilborn continues March magic in BIG EAST quarterfinals

Wilborn continues March magic in BIG EAST quarterfinals

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
March 4, 2018
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Marquette junior Amani Wilborn has always loved the month of March. “I love March, period,” Wilborn said. “Just being born in March and March Madness.” Last March, Marquette needed someone to step up in order to give the Golden Eagles their first BIG EAST title in program history and Wilborn answered that call with a double-double in the quarterfinals and 20-plus point performances in both the semifinals and conference championship to be named the tournament's most outstanding player.

Post presence helps women’s basketball steamroll Seton Hall

Post presence helps women’s basketball steamroll Seton Hall

Chris Reisner, Assistant Sports Producer
February 23, 2018
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In its penultimate regular season game, Marquette (20-8, 14-3 BIG EAST) trounced Seton Hall (15-13, 7-10 BIG EAST) in virtually every aspect on the way to an 81-54 victory. After a one-sided first quarter, Marquette found themselves with a 23-10 lead. Despite hitting just three of 21 3-point attempts,...

Lehman, team pursuit team finishes eighth, has one race remaining in Olympic Games

Lehman, team pursuit team finishes eighth, has one race remaining in Olympic Games

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
February 18, 2018
Filed under Sports

Emery Lehman and the United States men's team pursuit trio finished in last place out of eight teams Sunday in the quarterfinal round. Team USA was paired with the reigning gold medal winners and speedskating powerhouse Netherlands in the first round. From the opening lap, the Dutch dominated the...

Gesu, Marquette parking dispute settled

Gesu, Marquette parking dispute settled

Caroline White, News Reporter
February 17, 2018
Filed under Metro & Politics, News, Religion & Campus Ministry, Wire Featured

The parking dispute between Gesu and Marquette was resolved, according to a letter posted on the Church of the Gesu's website and signed by Fr. Jim Flaherty, head pastor of Gesu, and university President, Michael Lovell.

Hiedeman’s 26 points lead Marquette past Villanova

Hiedeman’s 26 points lead Marquette past Villanova

Chris Reisner, Assistant Sports Producer
February 16, 2018
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

A season-high 26 points from junior guard Natisha Hiedeman and a late surge of offense led Marquette to a 90-69 win over Villanova Friday afternoon at the Al McGuire Center. “Everybody was just doing their part,” Hiedeman said. “We had a gameplan going in and we just executed it very well.” ...