Marquette Wire

SCHMIDT: Some Gold for the Eagles

Erik Schmidt

March 11, 2010

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The past few weeks have seen more gold than a rapper’s mouth. With the Olympic medals, the Academy Awards and the Big East’s highest honors already passed out, I thought it would be appropriate to hand out some hardware to Milwaukee’s finest. ...

GROVER: Senior Day Salutations

Eric Grover

March 9, 2010

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Put the Santana champagne back on ice. It’s just a little too crisp to swallow for this one. Doesn’t Notre Dame respect good storytelling? They ruined it for everyone. Notre Dame could not be reached for comment as the col...

Marquette dazzles in win over Louisville

Nick Bullock

March 4, 2010

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Marquette men’s basketball coach Buzz Williams wants to know what else his team has to prove. Not even 30 minutes had passed since the Golden Eagles convincingly dropped Louisville, 69-48, when Williams was asked if his team would be able to...

Marquette blows out Louisville, 69-48

Tim Kraft

March 2, 2010

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Fifth place in the Big East Conference was up for grabs Tuesday night at the Bradley Center and Marquette (20-9, 11-6 Big East) ripped it away from Louisville (19-11, 10-7 Big East), defeating the Cardinals 69-48. “I thoug...

Men’s basketball has been working overtime

Tim Kraft

March 2, 2010

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The Marquette men’s basketball team played its first game of the season on Nov. 7, 2009, a 106-47 pummeling of MSOE in an exhibition contest. The team suffered its share of heartbreak in the long, treacherous four months that...

Golden Eagles top USF, win fifth straight

Tim Kraft

February 13, 2010

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It wasn’t easy, or pretty for that matter, but the Marquette Golden Eagles captured their 16th win of the season by defeating South Florida 63-52 Saturday night. Lazar Hayward led all scorers with 18 points and hit 4-of-6 free thro...

Golden Eagles take on Bulls in crucial Big East match

Tim Kraft

February 11, 2010

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In recent years, the South Florida Bulls have been the laughing stock of the Big East Conference. Last season the Bulls finished with a horrific 9-22 overall record and went 4-14 in Big East play. In the past two seasons, they ...

Golden Eagles look to exact revenge on DePaul

Tim Kraft

February 2, 2010

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Marquette’s victory over No. 19 Connecticut contained many storylines aside from the 70-68 final score. Just a week before the Golden Eagles and Huskies faced off, Connecticut knocked off then-No. 1 Texas by a convincing 88-74 mar...

Long ball continues to drop for men

Nick Bullock

January 28, 2010

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Two plays and one statistic is about all that is needed to describe the Marquette men’s basketball team’s 82-59 drubbing of Rutgers Tuesday night at the Bradley Center. 43.3 — Marquette’s team 3-point percentage follo...

Men’s basketball shocked in loss to DePaul

Tim Kraft

January 21, 2010

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DePaul had lost 25 straight Big East conference games. Marquette was coming off a dominating 30-point win over Providence Sunday. All signs led to a blow out Wednesday night, but the Blue Demons had other plans. Mike Stoval...