Marquette Wire

Women’s Tennis Brief 4-10-12

Michael Wottreng

April 10, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women’s tennis team was only able to win one point in weekend matches against Virginia Commonwealth and South Florida in Tampa. The Golden Eagles (11-9) got off to a hot start against the Bulls (14-6), winning...

Club Volleyball: Perfect season ended by in-state rival

Michael Wottreng

April 10, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

For the seventh time in the last 10 seasons, the Marquette women’s club volleyball team finished in the top three at the National Club Volleyball Tournament. The Golden Eagles took third place in the Division I tournament over Easter break. Marquette...

Former athletes Bares, Beyer making impact in other countries

Michael Wottreng

March 29, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

If someone were to ask you which active NBA players graduated from Marquette, you could probably name all of them without thinking about it. However, if someone asked you to name current professional athletes from Marquette in other sports, few people could name more than one. The main rea...

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Preparation in Hope of Another Historic Season

Michael Wottreng

March 22, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Bond Shymansky set lofty goals for the volleyball program from day on: raise banners in the Al McGuire Center alongside the banners of the men’s and women’s basketball teams. Step one of this process was completed la...

Buzz signs contract extension

Mike Nelson

March 31, 2011

Filed under Sports

For those Marquette basketball fans worried about the status of men’s coach Buzz Williams, fear no more. On Wednesday, the Marquette Athletic Department announced that Williams and the university reached a new contract extension. ...

Men’s Basketball Season Recap

Mark Strotman

March 31, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Even the most optimistic Marquette basketball fan did not envision the success the team would have in 2010-'11, making its third Sweet 16 since 1994. After losing seniors Lazar Hayward and a pair of key point guards in Maurice Acker and David Cubillan, the odds were against the ...

SEEMAN: Golden Eagles turn in satisfying season

Tim Seeman

March 29, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

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...

Connecticut a make or break game for men’s team

Mark Strotman

February 24, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

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...

Points in the paint lead to plunder of Pirates

Mike Nelson

February 22, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

In its previous two games before a 73-64 victory over Seton Hall Saturday night, Marquette shot a combined 5-of-26 (19.2 percent) from the three-point line. When a team hits that kind of cold streak from deep, it’s time...

Men’s basketball locking down on defense lately

Mike Nelson

January 20, 2011

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Coach Buzz Williams said the hungriest dog eats first. It's safe to say Marquette was hungry after its heart was ripped out in a 71-70 loss to No. 17 Louisville last Saturday. It was even hungrier during its best complete game...

SEEMAN: TCU’s Big East entry not yet a problem to Marquette

Tim Seeman

December 7, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

I’m not that old, but I’m old enough to remember a simpler time in college athletics. A time when universities placed more emphasis on academics than wins and losses. When clergymen like Cecil Newton weren’t allegedly...