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 ...

Defense keys postseason success against Longhorns

Erin Caughey

March 22, 2011

Marquette’s sophomore forward Sarina Simmons blocked two shots under the basket, triggering a Golden Eagle fast break that led to a drive-and-kick and subsequent 3-pointer with 20 seconds left in regulation. That sequence a...

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...

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...

Women’s team defeats Seton Hall 66-58

Erin Caughey

February 17, 2011

The Marquette women’s basketball team faced off against conference opponent Seton Hall (8-17, 1-11 Big East) last night, and senior guard Tatiyiana McMorris once again led the Golden Eagles (20-5, 8-4 Big East) in scoring with...

Balanced attack yields better results for MU

Trey Killian

February 8, 2011

In a chess match, the ability to effectively answer each of your opponent’s moves oftentimes leads to victory. Throughout No. 23/24 Marquette’s 55-52 win over No. -/23 St. John’s Saturday night, it was apparent that the team that made the last bucke...

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...

MU beats Monmouth with strong second half

Joe Kvartunas

November 21, 2010

The Marquette Golden Eagles women’s basketball team moved to 4-0 this season by defeating the Monmouth Hawks 56-41. The game was dominated by defense, as the Golden Eagles managed to hold the Hawks to 21 points in the first...

Defense keys success for MU women’s basketball

Andrei Greska

February 4, 2010

Defense wins championships. That is the mantra many coaches live by. And while the Marquette women’s basketball team (13-8, 4-4 Big East) may not have a realistic chance for a conference or national championship, defense has b...