Marquette Wire

Halftime mascot basketball at the Al McGuire Center

Mike Cianciolo

March 2, 2014

Filed under Game Highlights, MUTV, Sports, Sports

During halftime of the Marquette women's basketball game on Saturday against Creighton, local mascots took the court against the Milwaukee Parkside School of the Arts girls basketball team for a friendly scrimmage. Enjoy the highlights...

KILLIAN: Williams’ latest commit reflects changing recruiting landscape

Trey Killian

September 5, 2013

Filed under Sports

 Phillip Flory has yet to play a regular season high school basketball game for Wisconsin Rapids, but on Saturday he immediately accepted Marquette coach Buzz Williams’ scholarship offer for the 2017 season. The 15-year-old guard, son of former Marquette standout Michael Flory, became the youngest recruit Williams has ever secured via verbal commitment. “I'm an organized person and now I know what I'm going to be doing four years from now,” Phillip told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Michael told the Journal Sentinel that Marquette was the only school to extend an offer at the time, though Indiana started showing interest. It’s hardly the most shocking move by a coach this year in regard to signing young talent. Alabama football coach Nick Saban extended a scholarship to eighth-grade phenom Dylan Moses back in February. Also, Fourteen-year-old basketball player Marvin Bagley III, is receivi...