Marquette Wire

Paint Touches Brought Wade to Madness; The Gold Is Bringing Back Gates

Christopher Chavez

September 26, 2012

Last year, Paint Touches started a Twitter campaign to bring Dwyane Wade to Marquette Madness using the hashtag #BringWadeToMadness. The topic started trending among students, athletes and alumni until it was fulfilled when Wade walked onto the court at the Al McGuire Center. Madness 20...

Where Are They Now: Jerel McNeal

Matt Trebby

September 18, 2012

Making a living as a professional basketball player outside the NBA can take you all over the world. Since leaving Marquette as the school's all-time leading scorer, Jerel McNeal is well traveled. McNeal graduated in 2009,...

TREBBY: Leave Crean Alone

Matt Trebby

January 26, 2012

Buzz Williams is in his fourth year as head coach of the men's basketball team at Marquette, and most are just focusing on the present and how the team is currently tied for second in the Big East. But, on Tuesday night, as I ...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Freshmen victims of deep, talented roster

Mike Nelson

January 24, 2012

During Buzz Williams’ four years as Marquette’s head coach, only one freshman has averaged more than nine minutes per game in more than nine games. This year one freshman, guard Todd Mayo, is on pace to add his name to that list...

This Week in MU History

Matt Trebby

January 24, 2012

In Marquette’s 66-63 overtime win over then-No. 21 ranked Cincinnati on Jan. 23, 1998, there are plenty of noteworthy statistics. Five players fouled out in the game (three for Marquette, two for the Cincinnati). Both teams...

TREBBY: Wisconsin/MU rivalry hasn’t been pretty

Matt Trebby

December 1, 2011

The Marquette-Wisconsin basketball game isn't be the most important game on either team’s schedule. But for people like me who have grown up around the rivalry like I have, it’s one of the most painful to lose. Some Marque...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Blue adds spark to MU’s first two home match ups

Mark Strotman

November 15, 2011

Vander Blue understood the scrutiny surrounding him after a disappointing freshman campaign. But just two games into his sophomore campaign, it's apparent that Blue is out to turn doubters into believers. A highly-touted recruit of of high school, Blue averag...

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...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Mayo seeks own identity

Mark Strotman

October 6, 2011

When someone hears the last name “Mayo” in a basketball setting, odds are the first name attached to it is “O.J.,” the shooting guard on the Memphis Grizzlies. But his half-brother, Marquette freshman guard Todd Mayo, hopes to add his name to the list. Taking on the challenge of followin...

GRESKA: #bringwadetomadness

Andrei Greska

September 27, 2011

This is not another “why doesn’t Marquette have a football team” column. There have been enough of those. As awesome as it would be to have someone to root for on Saturday afternoons without having to betray the essence of b...

Seeman: Fatten up the cupcakes

Tim Seeman

November 16, 2010

How's that for a start to a season? If Cosmo Kramer's lawyer Jackie Chiles were a Marquette fan, he'd say it was glorious, majestic – resplendent. There was the poaching of the Prairie View A&M Panthers Friday night....

Pregaming, drinking synonymous among colleges nationwide

Kara Chiuchiarelli

November 11, 2010

Whether it’s head-to-toe blue and gold body paint, donning favorite jerseys, or partaking in a “power hour,” Marquette and many other schools have unique pregame rituals. Marquette’s traditions focus on basketball,...