Marquette Wire

Buzz’s bittersweet ending

Tim Kraft

March 25, 2010

On Tuesday, Marquette’s basketball coach Buzz Williams met with the media for the last time regarding the 2009-’10 season. Still trying to get the sour taste out of his mouth, he said he didn’t really want to talk. He h...

GROVER: Senior Day Salutations

Eric Grover

March 9, 2010

Put the Santana champagne back on ice. It’s just a little too crisp to swallow for this one. Doesn’t Notre Dame respect good storytelling? They ruined it for everyone. Notre Dame could not be reached for comment as the col...

Luck runs out for Golden Eagles

Tim Kraft

March 9, 2010

Heading into Marquette and Notre Dame’s faceoff Saturday, many figured it would be a shootout. The two teams entered the game tied for fifth in the country in 3-point field goal efficiency at 40.8 percent. Surprisingly the two tea...

Marquette falls to Notre Dame in OT

Nick Bullock

March 6, 2010

The Marquette men’s basketball team never broke open enough of a lead to stop Notre Dame from storming back in regulation and grabbing the victory in overtime, 63-60. The game, Marquette’s senior day, was the team’s fourth...

Men’s basketball set to take on Pittsburgh

Tim Kraft

February 18, 2010

Unlike seasons before, Pittsburgh at Marquette wasn't looked at as a premier match-up coming into this Big East season. The teams have each recorded 10 or more conference wins the past three seasons. However, these two young,...

Golden Eagles top USF, win fifth straight

Tim Kraft

February 13, 2010

It wasn’t easy, or pretty for that matter, but the Marquette Golden Eagles captured their 16th win of the season by defeating South Florida 63-52 Saturday night. Lazar Hayward led all scorers with 18 points and hit 4-of-6 free thro...

Golden Eagles take on Bulls in crucial Big East match

Tim Kraft

February 11, 2010

In recent years, the South Florida Bulls have been the laughing stock of the Big East Conference. Last season the Bulls finished with a horrific 9-22 overall record and went 4-14 in Big East play. In the past two seasons, they ...

Buzz strikes juco gold again with Johnson-Odom

Tim Kraft

December 10, 2009

It’s no doubt senior forward Lazar Hayward is the most talented player for Marquette. But what happens when he has an off night? Jimmy Butler has played well as his wingman, but that’s simply not enough support. The question...

Two games down, many questions left

Tim Kraft

November 19, 2009

Two games into the men’s basketball season, and questions still linger. Can Jimmy Butler and Lazar Hayward stay out of foul trouble? Has coach Buzz Williams found a starting lineup? Will this team live or die by the 3-pointer? In t...

New-look Golden Eagles pass first test

Tim Kraft

November 10, 2009

There was something missing in the Bradley Center Saturday afternoon. It wasn’t scoring — Marquette did plenty of that by pouring in 106 points. It wasn’t rebounding — the Golden Eagles dominated both ends on the glass. I...

Men’s basketball dominates MSOE

Nick Bullock

November 7, 2009

The Marquette men’s basketball team handled the MSOE Raiders as a superior team should, running away with the 106-47 victory in the team’s first and only exhibition game Saturday at the Bradley Center. With six new faces...

Eric vs. Erik: Men’s basketball debate

Erik Schmidt

November 5, 2009

Welcome to the second round of Eric vs. Erik. Today, your favorite columnists are locked in an epic debate over the men's basketball team. Begin. Erik Schmidt: All three judges had me taking the first debate 30-27. This time I'm just going to finish you off and punch you a one-way ...