Marquette Wire

Scott Monarch dismissed from men’s basketball coaching staff

Matt Trebby

August 24, 2012

Men’s basketball assistant coach Scott Monarch has been dismissed from the program after it was discovered he lied about his activity with recruits while on campus, head coach Buzz Williams announced Friday. Williams will...

TREBBY: Buzz exit rumors inevitable, get used to it

Matt Trebby

March 29, 2012

Prior to a press release on Tuesday night from Marquette’s athletic department, there had been much speculation regarding Buzz Williams’ future as head coach of the men’s basketball team. To sum up the statements of ...

TREBBY: We’ll be partying like it’s 2003

Matt Trebby

March 22, 2012

When Jae Crowder hit a 3-pointer against Murray State last Saturday afternoon to give Marquette a late six-point lead, I got a feeling of confidence and inevitability that I have only gotten once before in my life. That wa...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: An emotional Senior Day victory

Michael LoCicero

March 6, 2012

Except for a 10-minute stretch in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 4, the Marquette Golden Eagles have dominated the Georgetown Hoyas this season. That trend continued in an 83-69 Golden Eagle victory on Senior Day Saturday. Marquette (25-6, ...

TREBBY: Breaking the senior day curse

Matt Trebby

March 1, 2012

This Marquette basketball team has done a lot this season that it hasn’t in a while. Or ever. The Golden Eagles won their first preseason tournament since 2006. They reached 13 wins in the Big East for the first time. The...

TREBBY: Two Seniors Carrying Marquette

Matt Trebby

February 23, 2012

Buzz Williams’ Marquette squad should not be a top-10 team. It doesn’t make sense. How could a team that loses its only bona fide big men — one of whom was among the conference’s best defensive players, Chris Otule...

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...

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...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Huge second half sparks victory over DePaul

Michael LoCicero

February 7, 2012

Marquette used one of its better second halves of basketball this season to fuel a comeback for an 89-76 win over DePaul in Rosemont Monday night. The Golden Eagles (20-5, 9-3 Big East) outscored the Blue Demons 49-33 in the second half, and shot 5...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Post defense steps up in second half

Mike Nelson

February 2, 2012

Points in the paint and paint touches were consistent and abundant in the opening half of Tuesday evening’s 66-59 Marquette victory over Seton Hall. It was the No. 15 Golden Eagles’ first contest without redshirt junior center Chris Otule and sophomore forward Davante Gardner, the squad...

Greska: Recruit rankings overrated

Andrei Greska

January 31, 2012

The latest men's basketball high school player rankings came out last week on ESPN and Scout.com and, as has been the norm for Marquette the last 30 years, none of our incoming players were near the top 25. Steve Taylor of ...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Villanova coming in hot

Mark Strotman

January 26, 2012

Marquette is one of the top-scoring offenses in the nation, but its tenacious play on the defensive end is what has helped it to a Big East-best five game win streak. The No. 17/18 Golden Eagles (17-4, 6-2 Big East) will look to continue their run of stellar de...