Marquette Wire

Catholic 7: Track and field/cross-country fate sits in hands of other sports

Christopher Chavez

February 21, 2013

Filed under Sports

Back in December, Marquette decided to withdraw its athletic program from the Big East Conference along with six other Catholic schools (DePaul, Georgetown, Providence, Seton Hall, St. John’s and Villanova) to form the Catholic...

Big East Notebook: Men’s basketball

Trey Killian

February 5, 2013

Filed under Sports

Orange falls far from tree Syracuse played its first game since it was knocked off by Villanova Saturday in Pittsburgh, and the Panthers were ready. Led by Tray Woodall’s 13 points, Pittsburgh upset the Orange, 65-55....

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

February 23, 2012

Filed under Sports

Connecticut’s 99 Game Home Winning Streak Snapped The second-ranked Connecticut Huskies lost to unranked St. John’s in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday marking the first time in 19 years (261 games) that Connecticut (25-3, 12-2 Big ...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 9, 2012

Filed under Sports

You play to win the game, right? Through 10 Big East games for both teams, Pittsburgh (8-15) and Seton Hall (7-17) have a combined record of 0-20. So the question is: Who will win first? A few weeks ago, the answer ...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

January 31, 2012

Filed under Sports

Boatright’s return key for Huskies Freshman guard Ryan Boatright has had a rollercoaster of a first year at Connecticut, to say the least. He was asked to replace the departed Kemba Walker at point guard before the seaso...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Trey Killian

February 10, 2011

Filed under Sports

Connecticut in top form The No. 2 Huskies faced two of their toughest challenges since their lone loss to Stanford when they hosted then-No. 13 DePaul and visited No. 19 West Virginia. The Blue Demons came to Storrs, Conn....

Can’t touch this

Andrei Greska

November 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Those who read ESPN’s national columnist Bill Simmons will be familiar with the Ewing theory. For those unfamiliar with Simmons and his writing, the Ewing theory is the claim that when a team’s “superstar” player goes...

March Madness hits Milwaukee

Tim Kraft

March 23, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Last weekend the Bradley Center was the setting for eight teams from eight different conferences, a star-studded lineup of the country’s best talent, and a near-packed house by the time Sunday’s last contest ended. But...