Marquette Wire

Top 10 Storylines in the world of Marquette sports for 2011-’12

Michael LoCicero

May 3, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

This past year in Marquette sports is one that won’t soon be forgotten. Choosing the 10 best moments proved to be a tall order, and many worthy stories had to be left out. Without further ado, here are the top stories that stole...

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

Matt Trebby

March 22, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

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

Filed under Featured, Sports

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

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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...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

February 28, 2012

Filed under Sports

Ten conference wins may not equate to NCAA Tournament berth Since the Big East went to an 18-game regular season schedule, 30 of 31 teams with at least ten conference wins have made the NCAA Tournament. The lone exception w...

TREBBY: Two Seniors Carrying Marquette

Matt Trebby

February 23, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

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

Filed under Featured, Sports

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...