Marquette Wire

Marquette big men ready to infiltrate the Orange zone

Trey Killian

March 29, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Editors' Picks, Men's Basketball, Sports

The two-three zone defense has paid dividends for Syracuse so far in the NCAA tournament. The Orange crushed Indiana, the East region's No. 1 seed, last night holding the Hoosiers to 50 points. Tom Crean's squad had no...

Buzz Williams highlights from today’s press conference

Trey Killian

March 29, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Men's Basketball, Sports

Marquette coach Buzz Williams spoke to media today about tomorrow's Elite Eight matchup with Syracuse. Here are the always amusing highlights of the afternoon conversation. On two Big East teams playing for a trip to the Fin...

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....

Big East Notebook

Trey Killian

January 29, 2013

Filed under Sports

Orange squeezed by Nova The Big East lost its last unbeaten team in conference play Saturday, as unranked Villanova stunned Syracuse in overtime, 75-71. The third-ranked Orange couldn’t pull out a win in hostile territ...

Men’s Basketball: Big East Notebook

Trey Killian

January 22, 2013

Filed under Sports

Cards shuffled from top spot Saturday was a big day for the Big East, as a much-hyped matchup between No. 1 Louisville and No. 6 Syracuse headlined the afternoon. It was also an unfortunate reminder of why it’s so diffic...

Marquette Women’s Soccer: Golden Eagles use defense to sweep weekend matches

Kyle Doubrava

October 16, 2012

Filed under Sports

Winning a Big East soccer division title raises eyebrows, but winning four in a row drops jaws. With the Marquette women’s soccer team’s 2-0 win over Syracuse on Sunday, the No. 22/15 Golden Eagles officially finished...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

March 20, 2012

Filed under Sports

Four Big East teams advance to the Sweet 16 Last year, people knocked the Big East Conference for only placing two teams in the Sweet 16 after placing nine teams in the field of 68. This year, the conference again placed nin...

Men’s Big East Notebook

michael.wottreng@marquette.edu

March 6, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Double Bye The Big East decided to open the conference championship to all 16 teams in 2009, with the top four seeds earning double-byes into the quarterfinals. In the three tournaments since, the top four teams have not f...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

February 21, 2012

Filed under Sports

Historical season for South Florida could translate to NCAA Tournament bid South Florida guaranteed itself a winning Big East record for the first time in school history Sunday with a 56-47 victory at Pittsburgh. The Bulls (17-10...