Marquette Wire

MU overcomes slow start to defeat USF

Mike Nelson

February 11, 2010

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In the first half of its 63-50 victory against South Florida, the Marquette women’s basketball team proved that hitting shots with relative consistency isn’t crucial to win. The team shot 29 percent (9-of-31) from the field...

Marquette women win third straight at home

Andrei Greska

February 10, 2010

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  There may have been a snowstorm outside, but inside the Al McGuire center Tuesday night, the Marquette women's basketball team was nice and cozy. Marquette continued its strong play at home beating South Florida 63-50 taking its...

Women continue to struggle late in games

Andrei Greska

February 9, 2010

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It's not quite deja vu, but it's as close as it gets. The Marquette women's basketball team dropped another close road game in the Big East, this time falling to Syracuse, 69-60. The team has been seeing eerily similar results most ...

Women’s basketball outlasts No. 17 Hoyas

Mike Nelson

January 28, 2010

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The Marquette women’s basketball team had arguably its biggest win of the season Wednesday night when it knocked off No. 17 Georgetown, 52-45, at the Al McGuire Center on the back of junior guard Angel Robinson’s eight points in t...

MU overcomes turnovers in upset

Andrei Greska

January 28, 2010

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No one would classify the Marquette women's basketball team's victory over the No. 17 Georgetown Hoyas as pretty, but no one has to. A win is a win is a win. "It was ugly, we know it was ugly," Marquette coach Terri Mitchell...

There’s no place like home

David Peltz

January 26, 2010

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The Marquette women’s basketball team will return to the Al McGuire Center tomorrow for the first time since its shaky loss to Connecticut Jan. 13. The Golden Eagles will take on No. 19/18 Georgetown, which is unbeaten in i...

Defense key to early success

Andrei Greska

January 19, 2010

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While most students were at home relaxing, the Marquette women’s basketball team had a busy schedule, winning five of its seven games, including three Big East matches. “We had a lot of good games. We have really grown as a team over the break...

GROVER: Mitchell’s gameplan: Divide and conquer

Eric Grover

December 8, 2009

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There is only one way to describe the women’s basketball team’s 81-41 dismantling of the hapless NJIT Highlanders last Thursday: absolutely necessary. Coach Terri Mitchell divides the 29-game women’s basketball season into fo...

Robinson displays historic performance

Mike Nelson

November 24, 2009

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When an opposing player shoots a free throw, many fans think they can create a distraction that will make a difference in whether or not the shot is made. In Marquette's game against Oakland Saturday, the Golden Eagles went a...

Rebounds carry women to 66-59 victory against Creighton

Mike Nelson

November 19, 2009

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After its first loss of the season, the Marquette women’s basketball team rebounded in a 66-59 victory over Creighton at home Thursday night. Junior guard Angel Robinson said this was a good win especially after the team's...

Women’s basketball schedule not getting any easier

Mike Nelson

November 19, 2009

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After three blowout victories over Wisconsin-Stout, Beloit and St. Francis, Marquette had its first test of the season on the road against Michigan and failed in a 67-50 loss Monday night. Tonight the Golden Eagles have arguably...

Team calms after rough start to beat Red Flash

David Peltz

November 17, 2009

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It took a while for the Marquette women's basketball team to shake off its first-game nerves, but the team was victorious in the end. The Golden Eagles held St. Francis to just 38 points on Saturday, which was the lowest sinc...