Marquette Wire

MU women’s season ends at Tennessee’s backyard

Mike Nelson

March 22, 2011

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In what was a home game in the NCAA Tournament for Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn., the Volunteers ended Marquette’s season in a 79-70 victory. Marquette was led by senior guard Angel Robinson’s 19 points and eight assists...

Defense keys postseason success against Longhorns

Erin Caughey

March 22, 2011

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Marquette’s sophomore forward Sarina Simmons blocked two shots under the basket, triggering a Golden Eagle fast break that led to a drive-and-kick and subsequent 3-pointer with 20 seconds left in regulation. That sequence a...

MU comes out flat but finishes off Villanova

Mark Strotman

February 3, 2011

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rForty-eight hours after the Marquette women’s basketball team entered the Associated Press Top 25, it found itself three and a half minutes from exiting it. Following impressive victories at home over Louisville and at Pit...

Women’s Basketball Preview: Syracuse Looms Next For Red-Hot Golden Eagles

Joe Kvartunas

January 20, 2011

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The Marquette women's basketball team’s next three opponents are all within two games of Marquette in the Big East standings. The stretch starts with a home game this Saturday against Syracuse at 1 p.m. Syracuse (13-4, 1-3...

History on the line against Huskies

Trey Killian

December 9, 2010

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The Marquette women’s basketball team currently sits with an impressive record of 7-1. However its conference record, the one that counts the most, is still 0-0. That record will change Thursday night when the real season begins. This 7-1 record in non-conference...

Women’s basketball brief

Trey Killian

December 7, 2010

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The Marquette women’s basketball team visited winless Vermont Saturday and came away with its most dominating performance of the season thus far. The Golden Eagles began the game with an 18-0 run and held the Catamounts to...

Senior forward Jasmine Collins out four weeks

Mike Nelson

December 2, 2010

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Senior forward Jasmine Collins had been a surprise player for the Marquette women’s basketball team early in the 2010-’11 season, but the Golden Eagles will be without her for the next four weeks due to a hand injury. The...

MU not ready to ‘hail to the victors’

Trey Killian

November 18, 2010

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Life’s been a breeze so far for the Marquette women’s basketball team. Two straight easy home victories over cupcakes Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Alcorn State have allowed Marquette to brush away the offseason cobwebs. The...

Bench contributions propel Marquette past Parkside

Trey Killian

November 9, 2010

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Depth, or lack thereof, is a key component of the success or failure of any team. The starting five of the Marquette women’s basketball team has plenty of experience and talent, but the fate of this year’s squad rests in the...

MU women win big in exhibition game

Mike Nelson

November 6, 2010

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Like its men’s counterpart did earlier in the day, the Marquette women’s basketball team took care of business in its exhibition game, 76-43 over Wisconsin-Parkside. Coach Terri Mitchell said the exhibition game was all...