Marquette Wire

PHOTO SPOTLIGHT: Introducing your 2011-12 Golden Eagles

October 15, 2011

The Marquette community was officially introduced to the 2011-'12 version of the basketball team Friday night during Marquette Madness. The night was highlighted by appearances from former Marquette players and current NBA stars...

GRESKA: Five ways to put the ‘mad’ back in Marquette Madness

Andrei Greska

October 11, 2011

It’s time. There have been exactly 200 basketball-less nights and days at Marquette. In three more, however, life will be breathed back into campus. Marquette Madness, the annual celebration commemorating the start of the...

SCHMIDT: The return of the real No. 32

Erik Schmidt

February 24, 2011

Lazar Hayward, the Headbanded One, Marquette’s former do-anything-and-everything pride and joy, returned home on Tuesday night. This time his No. 32 jersey was covered in Minnesota Timberwolves blue. His professional debut...

SCHMIDT: NBA Draft talk; Lazar’s prospects

Erik Schmidt

April 29, 2010

It’s April and the NBA playoffs are in full effect, with all the Mark Cuban trash talk and sappy, slow motion commercials you could ask for. Thirteen of the league’s finest teams are still competing for that gloriously sla...

Tale of two teams has unhappy ending

Nick Bullock

March 23, 2010

SAN JOSE, Calif. — They’re remarkably similar stories. They just came to drastically different endings. The Pac-10 was supposed to be a conference of one team, and that team wasn’t Washington. The Huskies were an afterthought....

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...

MU blows lead, falls to Washington in opening round

Nick Bullock

March 18, 2010

SAN JOSE, Calif. — In their match-up against No. 11 seed Washington in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament, the Marquette Golden Eagles thought they had a secret weapon. Senior forward Lazar Hayward played with Washington...

Golden Eagles upset Wildcats

Michael Wottreng

March 11, 2010

NEW YORK — Marquette overcame a late Wildcats charge to defeat the No. 4 seed, 80-76, and advance to the semi-finals for the second time in school history. Marquette’s last appearance came in 2008, when they fell to Pittsburgh...

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. ...

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...