Marquette Wire

GROVER: Winds of change push MU to fast start

Eric Grover

January 19, 2010

Welcome back. Winter is a strange time around Marquette University. There’s a collective moment that occurs on campus sometime in the next few weeks where everyone wonders why they’re not studying dolphins or something in Hawa...

Latest on Maymon departure; Blue commitment

Nick Bullock

December 17, 2009

Marquette men’s basketball coach Buzz Williams is not having nearly as easy a go of it as he had last season. Monday the team announced freshman forward Jeronne Maymon was leaving the team effective immediately, adding another...

Maymon to leave men’s basketball team

Tim Kraft

December 14, 2009

The Marquette men’s basketball team suffered yet another blow when freshman forward Jerrone Maymon decided to leave the program suddenly. Coach Buzz Williams made the announcement Monday evening. "We want to thank Jeronne...

Men’s basketball proves bigger isn’t always better

Nick Bullock

December 3, 2009

The Marquette men’s basketball team’s best players are not its biggest. That’s all that matters to Golden Eagles coach Buzz Williams. When it comes to positions, the second-year coach will not adhere to conventio...

Otule likely to miss remainder of season

Tim Kraft

November 23, 2009

Bad news broke once again for the Marquette men’s basketball team Monday afternoon. Sophomore Chris Otule is likely to miss the remainder of the season after fracturing his right foot in the team’s practice, said coach...

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...

Buzz Williams brings in two star recruits

Nick Bullock

November 12, 2009

Marquette men’s basketball coach Buzz Williams flaunted his extraordinary recruiting skills once again Wednesday, as the team announced its 2010 recruiting class, ranked No. 25 in the nation by Scout.com. The leading prospect...

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...

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 ...

GROVER: Melodramatic madness

Eric Grover

October 20, 2009

Once upon a time, Madness took place at midnight. The NCAA had strict rules on when the first basketball practices of the season could start, so many teams would practice at exactly midnight on that day so they could literal...

Blue verbally commits to MU

Tim Kraft

October 19, 2009

Coach Buzz Williams has done it again. In his second year as Marquette’s men's basketball coach, the recruiting whiz has snagged yet another stellar recruit in shooting guard Vander Blue. Blue, a senior at Madison Memori...