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Golden Eagles rip through the Panthers

Mike Nelson

November 13, 2010

Marquette continued its opening night dominance (79-15 all-time in openers) in a 97-58 victory over the Prairie View A&M Panthers. After redshirt sophomore Chris Otule won the opening tip with ease, Marquette proceeded to turn the ball over i...

SCHMIDT: Underdogs are barking

Erik Schmidt

November 11, 2010

It was David vs. Goliath, Rocky Balboa vs. Apollo Creed, the Average Joes vs. Globo Gym. It was a true underdog story. For once, the little guy kicked the oppressing big conference school right in the teeth. Earlier this week, t...

GROVER: Men’s season a beautiful letdown

Eric Grover

March 23, 2010

There were a bunch of degenerates at my high school who used to gamble on coin flips. These guys would be betting 10, 20 bucks and sometimes more on just the toss of a quarter, and they would do it anywhere: at the lunch table, in the ha...

Marquette beats St. John’s 57-55

Michael Wottreng

March 11, 2010

The Marquette men’s basketball team held on to beat St. John’s 57-55 in the second round of the Big East Tournament Wednesday. The win put the Golden Eagles in the quarterfinals against Villanova, but coach Buzz Williams...

SCHMIDT: Some Gold for the Eagles

Erik Schmidt

March 11, 2010

The past few weeks have seen more gold than a rapper’s mouth. With the Olympic medals, the Academy Awards and the Big East’s highest honors already passed out, I thought it would be appropriate to hand out some hardware to Milwaukee’s finest. ...

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 has been working overtime

Tim Kraft

March 2, 2010

The Marquette men’s basketball team played its first game of the season on Nov. 7, 2009, a 106-47 pummeling of MSOE in an exhibition contest. The team suffered its share of heartbreak in the long, treacherous four months that...

Road wins have men’s basketball team thinking positive

Nick Bullock

February 9, 2010

Three weeks ago, the Marquette men’s basketball team blew out Providence 93-63 at the Bradley Center. Yet coach Buzz Williams and company can’t get over how big a victory Saturday’s 82-79 win at Providence was. It was...

Golden Eagles look to exact revenge on DePaul

Tim Kraft

February 2, 2010

Marquette’s victory over No. 19 Connecticut contained many storylines aside from the 70-68 final score. Just a week before the Golden Eagles and Huskies faced off, Connecticut knocked off then-No. 1 Texas by a convincing 88-74 mar...

Long ball continues to drop for men

Nick Bullock

January 28, 2010

Two plays and one statistic is about all that is needed to describe the Marquette men’s basketball team’s 82-59 drubbing of Rutgers Tuesday night at the Bradley Center. 43.3 — Marquette’s team 3-point percentage follo...

Golden Eagles drop another close one at Syracuse, host Rutgers Tuesday

Tim Kraft

January 26, 2010

As of late, the Marquette men’s basketball season could be compared to a bad joke told over and over again. Nearly every Big East game has been a hard-fought battle decided in the last seconds. And nearly every game has gon...

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...