Marquette Wire

GRESKA: Which MU jersey tops the totem?

Andrei Greska

September 13, 2011

Last Tuesday, Marquette Athletics tweeted a peek at the new uniforms for the men's basketball team. Reaction around the interwebs has been highly polarized. You're either drooling all over yourself, counting down the days un...

Buzz signs contract extension

Mike Nelson

March 31, 2011

For those Marquette basketball fans worried about the status of men’s coach Buzz Williams, fear no more. On Wednesday, the Marquette Athletic Department announced that Williams and the university reached a new contract extension. ...

Tar Heels turn Sweet 16 sour for MU

Mark Strotman

March 29, 2011

All signs pointed to an offensive shootout in the East regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament Friday night in Newark, N.J. Unfortunately, it appeared only North Carolina got the memo, beating Marquette 81-63. Marquette (22-15), which led the Big East in scoring after the...

SEEMAN: Golden Eagles turn in satisfying season

Tim Seeman

March 29, 2011

Every missed shot during Friday night’s Sweet 16 game — all 40 of them — acted as 40 separate hammer blows driving the final nail through the coffin of the Marquette men’s basketball season. As easy as the North Caroli...

‘Ragtag crew’ toughens up for Tar Heels

Mike Nelson

March 24, 2011

After all the celebrating, coach Buzz Williams’ tear-filled post game and everyone sporting their “three goggles,” Marquette finally can get back to basketball as it prepares for North Carolina (28-7) in its first Sweet 16 game since the 2002-...

Emotional Williams pushes Golden Eagles to Sweet 16

Mark Strotman

March 22, 2011

CLEVELAND — If CBS was searching for a signature shot for its “One Shining Moment” video montage the network compiles after the NCAA Tournament, it may have found it Sunday night in Cleveland. Immediately after coa...

Marquette unable to match Louisville’s offense in 81-56 loss

Mike Nelson

March 11, 2011

Five games in five days was deemed a “daunting” task by coach Buzz Williams before the Big East Championship tournament began.  But three games proved to be too daunting for Marquette (20-14) as the Golden Eagles lost to...

Marquette downs Providence 87-66 in Big East Tournament

Mike Nelson

March 9, 2011

It was a roller coaster ride for Marquette, but the Golden Eagles downed the Providence Friars 87-66 Tuesday night on the back of senior forward Jimmy Butler’s near triple double: 19 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. This...

Butler braces for battle with Providence’s Brooks in Big East Tourney

Mike Nelson

March 8, 2011

With two straight losses, Marquette’s regular season didn’t finish the way the team wanted, however, the Big East Tournament offers a shot at redemption, starting tonight at 8 p.m. against Providence (15-16, 4-14 Big E...

Maturation of Junior Cadougan

Mike Nelson

March 1, 2011

Last season, sophomore guard Junior Cadougan ruptured his Achilles’ tendon on Sept. 18 and only played an average of 3.9 minutes in the 12 games he played in after he came back from his injury. For much of this season, the sophomore ...

MU can’t ovecome 18 turnovers in 80-68 loss to St. John’s

Mike Nelson

February 16, 2011

Coach Buzz Williams's yellow blazer couldn’t will the Golden Eagles to victory on Al’s Night Tuesday as the men lost to St. John’s 80-68 – Marquette’s first double-digit loss this season. Williams apologized to the...

Golden Eagles brace for the Red Storm

Trey Killian

February 15, 2011

The Marquette Golden Eagles (15-10, 6-6) welcome a red-hot St. John’s team to the Bradley Center tonight in a game that quickly rose from preseason obscurity to broadcast-worthiness on ESPNU. The Golden Eagles have had their ups and downs over the past 13 days. They sandwiched two ...