Marquette Wire

Where Are They Now: Jerel McNeal

Matt Trebby

September 18, 2012

Filed under Sports

Making a living as a professional basketball player outside the NBA can take you all over the world. Since leaving Marquette as the school's all-time leading scorer, Jerel McNeal is well traveled. McNeal graduated in 2009,...

Notre Dame to leave the Big East

Pat Simonaitis

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

The University of Notre Dame announced its departure from the Big East Conference Wednesday and stated its intention to join the Atlantic Coast Conference in all sports except football. Notre Dame is working with the Big East...

Five Big East newcomers will present different challenges on women’s side

Kyle Doubrava

September 6, 2012

Filed under Sports

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series on the teams joining the Big East for the 2013-14 season. TEMPLE OWLS (Atlantic 10) Expect plenty of noise from women’s basketball at Temple. The Owls have made mincem...

New Big East Teams Will Present Challenges

Kyle Doubrava

September 4, 2012

Filed under Sports

Editors note: These five teams will enter the Big East beginning in the 2013-14 season. HOUSTON COUGARS (Conference USA) The 16-time champion men’s golf team at Houston is a force to be reckoned with and should be the Bi...

Roll Call 3/11/10

March 11, 2010

Filed under Viewpoints

Thumbs up: Marquette beats St. John’s! Barely “Mad Men” cast made into Barbie and Ken New York Times article reports women who drink gain less weight Spring and rain boots SPRING BREAK! Thumbs down: Rain ruining th...

GROVER: Bracket Cluster

Eric Grover

February 16, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Even if you’re just a casual follower of college basketball, there’s a good chance you have heard all the recent murmurs about the possible expansion of the NCAA tournament field to a haughty 96 teams, potentially making ...

Marquette tops DePaul, splits season series

David Peltz

February 4, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette men’s basketball team defeated DePaul 80-69 Wednesday night at the Bradley Center. The victory marked the third in a row for the Golden Eagles, who failed to beat the Blue Demons in their last meeting Jan. 20...

Learning from their mistakes

David Peltz

December 1, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette women’s basketball team was able to give thanks Thursday after squeaking out a 69-66 victory over Cleveland State in its opener in the Caribbean Challenge in Cancun, Mexico. But the Golden Eagles failed to carry that momentum into the final, losing ...

GROVER: Melodramatic madness

Eric Grover

October 20, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Once upon a time, Madness took place at midnight. The NCAA had strict rules on when the first basketball practices of the season could start, so many teams would practice at exactly midnight on that day so they could literal...