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Marquette unable to match Louisville’s offense in 81-56 loss

Mike Nelson

March 11, 2011

Five games in five days was deemed a “daunting” task by coach Buzz Williams before the Big East Championship tournament began.  But three games proved to be too daunting for Marquette (20-14) as the Golden Eagles lost to...

Marquette downs Providence 87-66 in Big East Tournament

Mike Nelson

March 9, 2011

It was a roller coaster ride for Marquette, but the Golden Eagles downed the Providence Friars 87-66 Tuesday night on the back of senior forward Jimmy Butler’s near triple double: 19 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. This...

Maturation of Junior Cadougan

Mike Nelson

March 1, 2011

Last season, sophomore guard Junior Cadougan ruptured his Achilles’ tendon on Sept. 18 and only played an average of 3.9 minutes in the 12 games he played in after he came back from his injury. For much of this season, the sophomore ...

Men’s basketball having shooting pains

Mark Strotman

February 17, 2011

The men’s basketball team surely isn’t deserving of the “NIT” chants heard from the upper deck of the student section late in its 80-68 loss to St. John’s Tuesday night, but if the offense doesn’t improv...

Crowder filling Hayward’s shoes

Mike Nelson

February 17, 2011

After Marquette’s 80-78 loss to Washington in the NCAA Tournament, the thought on many Marquette fans’ mind had to be about what the team was going to do without forward Lazar Hayward inside. Hayward was the only Marquette forward not named Jimmy Butler who averaged mo...

MU can’t ovecome 18 turnovers in 80-68 loss to St. John’s

Mike Nelson

February 16, 2011

Coach Buzz Williams's yellow blazer couldn’t will the Golden Eagles to victory on Al’s Night Tuesday as the men lost to St. John’s 80-68 – Marquette’s first double-digit loss this season. Williams apologized to the...

Golden Eagles brace for the Red Storm

Trey Killian

February 15, 2011

The Marquette Golden Eagles (15-10, 6-6) welcome a red-hot St. John’s team to the Bradley Center tonight in a game that quickly rose from preseason obscurity to broadcast-worthiness on ESPNU. The Golden Eagles have had their ups and downs over the past 13 days. They sandwiched two ...

MU’s comeback attempt falls short 75-70 at Villanova

Mike Nelson

February 3, 2011

Instead of blowing a second half lead, as has been the case for many of Marquette's  Big East games, the Golden Eagles fought back from down 14 points in the second half, but fell short at Villanova 75-70 Wednesday. Marquette...

Zoning in: MU picks up win against Syracuse’s 2-3 defense

Mike Nelson

February 1, 2011

Marquette’s struggles against zone defenses are well known by Golden Eagle fans. Saturday, the men battled against Syracuse and coach Jim Boeheim’s prestigious 2-3 zone, so it was assumed the struggles would continue against the then-No. 9/10 Oran...

MU loses ‘battle of the boards’ against Huskies

Mike Nelson

January 27, 2011

Coach Buzz Williams said other than defensive field goal percentage winning the battle of the boards is “probably the most important thing” for his team to focus on. Through the first eight Big East games, it seems he’s...

Still fighting: Marquette plans to rise above Louisville loss

Mike Nelson

January 18, 2011

After blowing an 18-point lead in a 71-70 loss at No. 17/18  Louisville Saturday morning, Marquette (12-6, 3-2 Big East) gets its shot at redemption tonight against DePaul (6-11, 0-5 Big East). Before the game against Louisville, coac...

Marquette’s offense warms up as temperature outside cools

Mike Nelson

January 18, 2011

Welcome back, Darius Johnson-Odom. The junior guard entered the season with big expectations.  Last season, Johnson-Odom was the team’s third-leading scorer with 13.7 points per game and the second-leading three-point shooter at 47.4 percent. Much of ...