Marquette Wire

Depth a pleasant surprise

Mark Strotman

December 7, 2010

Filed under Sports

Eight games into the season, there’s something new about the Marquette Golden Eagles that has the team excited, and it isn’t multiple pairs of personalized Jordan shoes. It’s depth. Last year, coach Buzz Williams was...

Lancers next for 5-2 Golden Eagles

Michael LoCicero

December 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Following a week where Marquette lost its first two games of the season to ranked opponents before earning a raucous victory over cross-town rival Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Golden Eagles return to the Bradley Center Saturday to...

MU struggles in final tuneup before Duke

Michael LoCicero

November 20, 2010

Filed under Sports

It was a coming out party for redshirt center Chris Otule, as he scored 15 points and pulled down eight rebounds in just 15 minutes of Marquette’s (4-0) 82-69 win over South Dakota (1-2) Saturday afternoon. Senior forward...

Get used to two, MU

Mike Nelson

November 16, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

In its first two games of the regular season, fans used to seeing Marquette drill three-pointers with ease were disappointed. The Golden Eagles shot 34.7 percent (8-of-23) from beyond the arc in their two victories this weekend. ...

This time, it counts

Michael LoCicero

November 11, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

There’s only so much practicing, scrimmaging and exhibition games that players can take before they want to get out and play games that count. Well, the wait is no more for the Marquette men’s basketball team, as the 2010-’11 ...

MU overcomes sluggish start, blows out St. John’s (Minn.)

Michael LoCicero

November 6, 2010

Filed under Sports

Marquette struggled early against St. John’s (Minn.), but eventually pulled away, winning 86-56 in its only exhibition matchup of the year Saturday afternoon at the Bradley Center. All 13 Golden Eagles played in the game, led by ...

Basketball, Athletics’ big spender

Tim Seeman

October 12, 2010

Filed under Featured

Facetious news flash: Marquette is a basketball school. Even the most sports-oblivious person on campus doesn’t need to be told that, and people don’t have to look hard to see how important men’s basketball is to the...