Marquette Wire

Seniors leave program pointing in right direction

Joe Kvartunas

March 29, 2011

Even in season-ending defeat, the Marquette women’s basketball team stunned critics as it had done all year. Marquette was considered a heavy underdog in its second round NCAA Tournament game against Tennessee on March ...

Collins flourishes in her last season

Erin Caughey

March 10, 2011

Senior forward Jasmine Collins, who spent most of the first three years of her career as an end-of-the-bench player, has carved out a niche for herself in her final season and found more playing time. With new single-game...

Seniors put together night to remember against DePaul

Trey Killian

March 1, 2011

Marquette’s seniors — guards Angel Robinson, Tatiyiana McMorris and Courtney Weibel and forwards Jasmine Collins, Paige Fiedorowicz and Jocelyn Mellen — made their last game at the Al McGuire Center memorable with a 60-53 upset of No. 12 DePaul on Saturday night...

Women’s basketball battles DePaul on Senior Night

Erin Caughey

February 24, 2011

Senior Night for Marquette’s six graduating players won’t be easy by any stretch of the imagination, as they welcome No. 7/11 DePaul on Saturday. The game with the Blue Demons should be an exciting one. Even though emotions will be...

Plouffe excels in guard to forward transition

Joe Kvartunas

February 24, 2011

What if someone told you the future centerpiece of the Marquette women’s frontcourt is a talented, 6-foot-3 freshman from Alberta, Canada who used to play point guard? Katherine Plouffe, or KP as she is known to her teammates,...

Women look to rebound after 64-56 loss to No. 14/10 DePaul

Joe Kvartunas

February 15, 2011

After a 64-56 loss to No. 10/14 DePaul on Saturday, the Marquette women’s basketball team (19-5, 7-4 Big East) will have to have a short memory as it goes back on the road against Seton Hall (8-16, 1-10 Big East) on Wednesday. “We’re definitely going to look to improve ...

MU comes out flat but finishes off Villanova

Mark Strotman

February 3, 2011

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...

Senior McMorris playing with confidence

Erin Caughey

February 1, 2011

Senior guard Tatiyiana McMorris has been the leading scorer the last four games for the Marquette women and has led the team in scoring in eight games this season. It looks like there's no stopping her now. The senior from Bronx, N.Y., sets a great examp...

Women’s basketball tops Louisville 76-65

Erin Caughey

January 27, 2011

The women didn’t hesitate to climb to a 12-0 lead against the Louisville Cardinals Wednesday night at the Al McGuire Center. Maintaining a strong lead throughout the game was key to the Golden Eagles' success, as Marquette cruised...

SEEMAN: Women’s basketball alleviates stress of men’s season

Tim Seeman

January 25, 2011

Lately, an epidemic has latched onto Marquette the way Kevin Love grabs rebounds for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The condition is known as “Marquette heart” and has three major symptoms: an expectation that your tea...

MU not ready to ‘hail to the victors’

Trey Killian

November 18, 2010

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...

Quickness kills

Trey Killian

November 16, 2010

Speed kills, as the saying goes, and for a team that considers itself undersized, speed can be the key to victory. Coming into its regular season opener, the Marquette women’s basketball team looked to play at a higher pace...