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Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

January 24, 2012

Syracuse does not look like an elite team without Fab Melo The Orange suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday, a 67-58 setback at Notre Dame, after being forced to play without sophomore center Fab Melo because...

Marquette finishes off top-10 foe Syracuse

Trey Killian

January 29, 2011

Marquette finally held onto a win against a ranked Big East opponent with a 76-70 victory over No. 9/10 Syracuse. Senior Jimmy Butler and junior Darius Johnson-Odom hit three clutch three-pointers in the final minutes to deliver...

SCHMIDT: Underdogs are barking

Erik Schmidt

November 11, 2010

It was David vs. Goliath, Rocky Balboa vs. Apollo Creed, the Average Joes vs. Globo Gym. It was a true underdog story. For once, the little guy kicked the oppressing big conference school right in the teeth. Earlier this week, t...

Men’s soccer lethal when it draws first blood

Trey Killian

October 19, 2010

The first goal of a soccer match can mean something different to different teams on any level. Some squads are unfazed by it. Others are defeated by it. For the Marquette men’s soccer team, however, securing the first goal has...

Women’s tennis has season drowned out

Sara J. Martinez

April 29, 2010

There’s some unfinished business in the Big East. The season ended abruptly and on a disappointing note for the Marquette women’s tennis team last weekend. After topping Connecticut, 4-0, and advancing to face Syracuse, the...

Women’s tennis set for UConn in Big East Tourney

Sara J. Martinez

April 22, 2010

Today the women’s tennis team heads to its ultimate test: the 2010 Big East Tournament in South Bend, Ind. The women return to South Bend after two 6-1 losses last weekend to Big East opponents No. 22 DePaul and No. 5 Notre...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

March 30, 2010

West Virginia is off to its first Final Four since 1959 after a 73-66 victory over No. 1 seed Kentucky in the East Regional final Saturday night. Junior guard Joe Mazzulla scored a career-high 17 points in his first start this...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

March 23, 2010

After being widely regarded as one of the best conferences in the nation for much of this basketball season, only one word comes to mind when describing the Big East postseason performance thus far: disappointing. Of the 16...

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...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 16, 2010

The Louisville Cardinals needed to make a splash to improve its NCAA tournament resume and did it in a huge way Sunday afternoon with a stunning 66-60 upset over Syracuse on the road. Louisville came into the game squarely...

Women continue to struggle late in games

Andrei Greska

February 9, 2010

It's not quite deja vu, but it's as close as it gets. The Marquette women's basketball team dropped another close road game in the Big East, this time falling to Syracuse, 69-60. The team has been seeing eerily similar results most ...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 9, 2010

For a second straight Saturday, the Georgetown Hoyas proved they belong in the national title discussion. At the beginning of the week, however, the Hoyas looked flat out ordinary. After the 72-64 loss to South Florida Wednesday...