Marquette Wire

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Road beckons MU with a familiar foe

Mark Strotman

January 19, 2012

The No. 21/22 Marquette Golden Eagles held serve at home last week and now will attempt to match their winning ways on the road when they travel to Providence to battle the Friars on Saturday. After a six-game stretch in 16 days, coach Buzz Williams’ group took a ...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Crowder and Johnson-Odom become an extension of Buzz

Mike Nelson

December 8, 2011

Former president Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” Coach Buzz Williams’ No. 11/11 Marquette Golden Eagles (8-0) happens to have two players for whom the othe...

TREBBY: Wisconsin/MU rivalry hasn’t been pretty

Matt Trebby

December 1, 2011

The Marquette-Wisconsin basketball game isn't be the most important game on either team’s schedule. But for people like me who have grown up around the rivalry like I have, it’s one of the most painful to lose. Some Marque...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Badgers will provide toughest test to date

Mark Strotman

December 1, 2011

After a six-day stay in the Virgin Islands last week, Thanksgiving break and a Monday night contest at home, Marquette head coach Buzz Williams said his team's main focus this week was to attend classes and catch up on school work. It's good timing, considering the Golden E...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Hot second half shooting downs Dolphins

Michael LoCicero

November 29, 2011

No. 16/16 Marquette (6-0) brushed off a sloppy first half to finish the month of November undefeated for the first time in coach Buzz Williams’ four-year tenure with an 88-56 win over Jacksonville Monday night. A 32-9 run gave the Golden Eagles a 62-37 lead with 12:16 l...

GRESKA: I’ll be missing you Frozena

Andrei Greska

November 29, 2011

Something is off. You know that feeling you get when you finish taking a huge test? It’s like the weight of the world was taken off your shoulders. That knot in your stomach? Gone, soon to be filled by an assortment of b...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Beyond Blue, small forward position is unknown

Mike Nelson

November 29, 2011

Many expected redshirt sophomore forward Jamil Wilson to lockdown a starting spot for the No. 16/16 Marquette Golden Eagles (6-0). With the departure of Jimmy Butler, Wilson fit the same build and mold that Butler had exemplified during his three ye...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Crowder, Forced turnovers lead MU to 99-68 Win

Mike Nelson

November 15, 2011

The No. 19/21 Marquette Golden Eagles (2-0) forced 25 turnovers or more for the second straight game en route to a 99-68 victory over Norfolk State (0-1). “We’re guarding the ball first and then being in the right position...

PHOTO SPOTLIGHT: Introducing your 2011-12 Golden Eagles

October 15, 2011

The Marquette community was officially introduced to the 2011-'12 version of the basketball team Friday night during Marquette Madness. The night was highlighted by appearances from former Marquette players and current NBA stars...

GRESKA: Five ways to put the ‘mad’ back in Marquette Madness

Andrei Greska

October 11, 2011

It’s time. There have been exactly 200 basketball-less nights and days at Marquette. In three more, however, life will be breathed back into campus. Marquette Madness, the annual celebration commemorating the start of the...

SCHMIDT: DJO, the man, the myth, the chin

Erik Schmidt

October 6, 2011

If basketball players were measured in chin girth, Darius Johnson-Odom would be the king of the world. If they were measured in menacing, lip-protruding scowls or being built like a mailbox with legs, he’d be Michael Jordan’s heir apparent, a lock for the Hall of Fame, a god a...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Walk-on does more than walk

Mark Strotman

September 13, 2011

Behind the glamor of traveling the country on private planes and owning more pairs of Jordan shoes than one knows what to do with, the life of a Marquette basketball walk-on requires just about everything but walking. The Golden Eagles’ coaching staff, which will hold tryou...