Marquette Wire

Men’s Big East Notebook

michael.wottreng@marquette.edu

March 6, 2012

Double Bye The Big East decided to open the conference championship to all 16 teams in 2009, with the top four seeds earning double-byes into the quarterfinals. In the three tournaments since, the top four teams have not f...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

March 1, 2012

Notre Dame becoming the class of the Big East When Notre Dame lost to Texas A&M in the national championship game last year, many people thought the Fighting Irish could not repeat their performance, not with Connecticut...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Bearcats get revenge against Golden Eagles

michael.wottreng@marquette.edu

March 1, 2012

Marquette went into Wednesday night winners of 12 of its last 13 games, including six wins overcoming double-digit deficits. It seemed as though it was a matter of time before a large comeback would not be in the cards for the...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

February 23, 2012

Connecticut’s 99 Game Home Winning Streak Snapped The second-ranked Connecticut Huskies lost to unranked St. John’s in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday marking the first time in 19 years (261 games) that Connecticut (25-3, 12-2 Big ...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Crowder turns Rutgers scarlet

Michael LoCicero

February 23, 2012

For the second time in as many games, Marquette (23-5, 12-3 Big East) got off to a quick start en route to an 82-65 victory over Rutgers (12-16, 4-11 Big East) on Wednesday night. After blitzing Connecticut to the tune of...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

February 21, 2012

Historical season for South Florida could translate to NCAA Tournament bid South Florida guaranteed itself a winning Big East record for the first time in school history Sunday with a 56-47 victory at Pittsburgh. The Bulls (17-10...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 16, 2012

West Virginia pulls a shocker Outside of the team members and their fan base, nobody in their right mind would have predicted that the Mountaineers would upset Notre Dame (25-2, 12-1 Big East) on the Fighting Irish’s home c...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: MU rebounds from another slow start

Michael LoCicero

February 14, 2012

After Marquette got off to another patented slow start, the Golden Eagles responded with a 43-17 run for the rest of the first half en route to a 95-78 victory over Cincinnati Saturday afternoon. After a Dion Dixon layup gave Cinc...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 14, 2012

Louisville’s roller coaster season on the way up When the Cardinals blew a 16-point lead in a 74-63 loss at Marquette on Jan. 16, their season appeared to be in shambles. It was their fifth loss in seven games after star...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 9, 2012

You play to win the game, right? Through 10 Big East games for both teams, Pittsburgh (8-15) and Seton Hall (7-17) have a combined record of 0-20. So the question is: Who will win first? A few weeks ago, the answer ...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 2, 2012

Mountaineers deserve some recognition West Virginia boasts one of the youngest rosters in the Big East this year, with just one senior and two juniors on a team that is 16-6 overall and 6-3 in Big East play. Yes, the Mountaineers...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

January 31, 2012

Boatright’s return key for Huskies Freshman guard Ryan Boatright has had a rollercoaster of a first year at Connecticut, to say the least. He was asked to replace the departed Kemba Walker at point guard before the seaso...