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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...

SEEMAN: How Sweet it is

Tim Seeman

March 22, 2011

First, a disclaimer: I like to think I know a thing or two about sports, but recent evidence shows there's a strong possibility that I actually know nothing about sports. My bracket is more busted than Yao Ming’s metatar...

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...

SCHMIDT: For Cinderella Butler, clock strikes midnight

Erik Schmidt

March 3, 2011

If Jimmy Butler were a literary term, he’d be a motif. His recurring acts of toughness and breakneck hustle symbolize everything the Buzz Williams coaching tenure is about. Butler is a scrappy, pestering, nuisance of an underdog,...

Connecticut a make or break game for men’s team

Mark Strotman

February 24, 2011

As the Marquette men’s basketball team pushes toward an NCAA Tournament berth, there’s still one crucial piece missing from its resume: a quality road win. Coach Buzz Williams and the Golden Eagles (16-11, 7-7 Big E...

MU shipwrecks Seton Hall 73-64

Trey Killian

February 20, 2011

Marquette kept its NCAA tournament hopes alive and helped honor retiring University President the Rev. Robert A. Wild with a 73-64 win over Seton Hall Saturday night. The Golden Eagles (16-11, 7-7 Big East) had five players...

Men’s basketball having shooting pains

Mark Strotman

February 17, 2011

The men’s basketball team surely isn’t deserving of the “NIT” chants heard from the upper deck of the student section late in its 80-68 loss to St. John’s Tuesday night, but if the offense doesn’t improv...

Crowder filling Hayward’s shoes

Mike Nelson

February 17, 2011

After Marquette’s 80-78 loss to Washington in the NCAA Tournament, the thought on many Marquette fans’ mind had to be about what the team was going to do without forward Lazar Hayward inside. Hayward was the only Marquette forward not named Jimmy Butler who averaged mo...

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...

Men grab opportunity by the horns against Bulls, 59-58

February 10, 2011

It may not have been pretty, but Marquette still found a way to come back and beat the South Florida Bulls, 59-58, Wednesday night in Tampa, Florida. The Golden Eagles (15-9, 6-5) found themselves down 44-28 in the second half, but finished the game on a 31-...