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Marquette Women’s Basketball: Golden Eagles get first win in home opener

Trey Killian

November 10, 2012

Sophomore guard Arlesia Morse scored 16 points to lead Marquette to a 73-62 win over Butler in its season opener. The Golden Eagles never trailed and led by as many as 18 points. Sophomore guard Talyor Schippers led the B...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Golden Eagles open season this Saturday

Kyle Doubrava

November 8, 2012

After two relatively simple exhibition victories, the Golden Eagles are prepared to take their play a step further. The women’s basketball team opens its season Saturday night against Butler at the Al McGuire Center. Marquette had no trouble trouncing Winona State and Wisconsin-Parkside this pas...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Golden Eagles makes easy work of preseason foes

Kyle Doubrava

November 6, 2012

Marquette had its concerns about playing undersized teams heading into its exhibition schedule this past weekend. In the end, the Golden Eagles’ height overwhelmingly prevailed against their shorter opponents’ who had the...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Rutgers finishes off Golden Eagles

Trey Killian

March 6, 2012

A season of rebuilding and self-discovery for the Marquette women’s basketball team ended Saturday in the second round of the Big East Tournament. At halftime, it appeared that the Golden Eagles had turned the corner...

Women’s basketball: Bulls run over Golden Eagles

Trey Killian

February 16, 2012

Usually when a team forces its opponent to shoot 33.3 percent from the field, a win follows. However, it provides little advantage when the team in question only makes 28.6 percent of its own field goal attempts. The Marque...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Team losing control during critical stretches

Trey Killian

February 14, 2012

The postseason clock is ticking for the Marquette women’s basketball team. After a 71-59 setback at No. 22 DePaul Sunday, the Golden Eagles sit at 4-7 in conference play, 13-11 overall and 12th in the Big East. Marquette was unable to hold on to a seven-point lead with 17:29 le...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Ends four game skid

Trey Killian

February 7, 2012

The Marquette women’s basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak by going back to basics Saturday night in a 72-48 victory over Pittsburgh. The win allowed them to regain the confidence coach Terri Mitchell said th...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Morse dealing with transition to guard

Trey Killian

January 26, 2012

When the Golden Eagles lost star point guard Angel Robinson to graduation last year, the backcourt suddenly became an area of great uncertainty. So far this season, freshman guard Arlesia Morse has helped quell that uncertainty. The Fli...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Inside presence not enough

Christopher Chavez

January 24, 2012

After combining for only 11 points in a sloppy loss to Georgetown, freshman center Apiew Ojulu and sophomore forward Katherine Plouffe bounced back against Providence, matching their previous total by halftime (13). The duo comprised the core of the offense in a tough 52-5...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Win prepares team for first Big East matchup

Michael LoCicero

December 6, 2011

For a team with five freshmen playing significant roles just nine games into their respective careers, it’s not necessarily as much about the result of a game as it is about gaining experience. That’s why Marquette’s...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Second half collapse catalyst in 74-63 loss

A. W. Herndon

November 22, 2011

The Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech (3-0) handed the Marquette women’s basketball team (2-1) its first loss of the season, a 74-63 struggle paced by an intense second half defensive effort from Georgia Tech. The Yellow J...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Lidlifter against Devilettes set for Saturday

Trey Killian

November 10, 2011

The regular season officially begins for the Marquette women’s basketball team this Saturday, as they host Mississippi Valley State. The Devilettes, projected to finish fourth in the Southwest Athletic Conference, are led by senior guard and preseason SWAC ...