Marquette Wire

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...

Golden Eagles talk Sweet Sixteen, Miami and Hamburger Helper

Trey Killian

March 26, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Editors' Picks, Sports

Marquette coach Buzz Williams has claimed his team “isn’t very good” throughout the NCAA basketball season. Today before local media at the Al McGuire Center, he finally shed some light on that logic. “I don’t think I’m very goo...

Fighting Irish upend Marquette 73-65 to end Big East tourney hopes

Trey Killian

March 15, 2013

Filed under Editors' Picks, Featured, Sports

Marquette's first 8:51 couldn't have been much better. Todd Mayo's layup gave the Golden Eagles an early 17-4 lead, and they looked ready to run past Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish would rally, with help from 11 Marquette ...

Seniors lead Golden Eagles to big win over Notre Dame

Trey Killian

March 5, 2013

Filed under Sports

With 18:07 to go on senior day, Chris Otule's bucket stretched Marquette’s lead to 16 points. And he did it with a hook shot from his left, non-shooting hand. It was that kind of day for the redshirt senior and the rest of the Golden E...

Golden Eagles up intensity, roll past Pirates

Trey Killian

February 21, 2013

Filed under Sports

For a while, it looked like the trap could’ve been set. At the 17:50 mark of the second half at the Prudential Center, Seton Hall’s Tom Maayan gave the Pirates a 33-32 lead. It wasn't where the Golden Eagles had expec...

Big East Women’s Notebook

Kyle Doubrava

January 31, 2013

Filed under Sports

Cincinnati, Pittsburgh nearly snap streaks It must have been heartbreaking Tuesday for fans of either Cincinnati or Pittsburgh women's basketball. Cincinnati dropped to 0-7 after its tight 54-52 loss at Georgetown Tuesday night, a...