Marquette Wire

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

March 11, 2010

As has been the case for the past two seasons, it has been Connecticut and then everybody else in the Big East and around the country. Kalana Green scored 15 points to help top-ranked Connecticut beat No. 9 West Virginia 60-32...

Luck runs out for Golden Eagles

Tim Kraft

March 9, 2010

Heading into Marquette and Notre Dame’s faceoff Saturday, many figured it would be a shootout. The two teams entered the game tied for fifth in the country in 3-point field goal efficiency at 40.8 percent. Surprisingly the two tea...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

March 9, 2010

After going 15-3 in conference play, Syracuse earned the No. 1 seed for the 2010 Big East Championship in New York City, which begins today. Despite falling to Louisville in Saturday’s season finale, Syracuse earned its first...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

March 4, 2010

The women’s Big East Basketball Championship begins Friday, March 5 in Hartford, Conn., and as has been the case all season, the Connecticut Huskies are expected to roll to another Big East title. The host Huskies wrapped...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

March 2, 2010

With 16 teams, the Big East is the biggest conference in college basketball. And with five of its teams ranked in the top 11 of ESPN’s Ratings Percentage Index, it can certainly be argued that the Big East is the best league...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 25, 2010

The Georgetown Hoyas came into Saturday’s home game against Notre Dame needing a signature victory to cement their place as one of the top teams in the Big East. The Hoyas did not disappoint. Before a program-record crowd...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 2, 2010

After a relatively pedestrian start to the week, South Florida highlighted a wild weekend in the Big East with a shocking 70-61 upset victory at home against Pittsburgh Sunday afternoon. Junior point guard Dominique Jones scored...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

January 28, 2010

The Notre Dame women’s team proved Sunday that they were going to have a say in the Big East title race with a huge win over West Virginia 74-66 at home. Senior guard Lindsay Schrader scored eight of her 16 points during...

Volleyball’s passing problem

Andrei Greska

November 10, 2009

No matter the sport, coaches always stress fundamentals as the keys to success, a concept that seems to elude many players. The Marquette women’s volleyball team learned the value of fundamentals the hard way this weekend when it experienced firsth...

Another Irish ending for women’s soccer

Nick Bullock

November 10, 2009

After riding the wave of six straight victories in what has been a Cinderella-story season for the Marquette women’s soccer team, it was once again the Notre Dame Fighting Irish — Marquette’s evil stepsister — that put an end to...

Marquette unable to close out Irish

Andrei Greska

November 6, 2009

After taking the first set from the No. 1 team in the Big East, it seemed as if the luck of the Irish would be on Marquette's side. However, the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame (17-4, 11-0 Big East) would prove too much as th...

Volleyball must defeat Irish to control own fate

Andrei Greska

November 5, 2009

For the women’s volleyball team, it’s time to go big or go home. The team has three matches remaining to clinch a berth in the Big East tournament — all of them at home — and coach Bond Shymansky said the team has to cap...