Marquette Wire

LEARY: Anger toward Blue misguided

Patrick Leary

April 18, 2013

More than a year ago, as I sat courtside at the Bradley Center working for Marquette Athletics, I heard a constant diatribe from one particular fan in the student section behind me. “Tran-sfer, Van-der, (clap clap clap clap, cl...

Golden Eagles talk Sweet Sixteen, Miami and Hamburger Helper

Trey Killian

March 26, 2013

Marquette coach Buzz Williams has claimed his team “isn’t very good” throughout the NCAA basketball season. Today before local media at the Al McGuire Center, he finally shed some light on that logic. “I don’t think I’m very goo...

Fighting Irish upend Marquette 73-65 to end Big East tourney hopes

Trey Killian

March 15, 2013

Marquette's first 8:51 couldn't have been much better. Todd Mayo's layup gave the Golden Eagles an early 17-4 lead, and they looked ready to run past Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish would rally, with help from 11 Marquette ...

Golden Eagles up intensity, roll past Pirates

Trey Killian

February 21, 2013

For a while, it looked like the trap could’ve been set. At the 17:50 mark of the second half at the Prudential Center, Seton Hall’s Tom Maayan gave the Pirates a 33-32 lead. It wasn't where the Golden Eagles had expec...

Marquette loses to Lousiville, falls out of first in Big East

Kyle Doubrava

February 5, 2013

The last time Marquette played at Louisville, the Golden Eagles squandered an 18-point lead in less than six minutes in what is considered one of the team’s worst meltdowns in recent memory. After Sunday's 70-51 loss to the Cardinals...

Blue following in the footsteps of Butler, Crowder, Johnson-Odom

Trey Killian

January 31, 2013

When Vander Blue arrived at Marquette in 2010, he faced lofty expectations. The now-junior guard was expected by many people to be the “next big thing” for the Golden Eagles. He’d already made a statement by leaving rival Wisconsin-Madiso...

LEARY: MUBB using successful team-first approach

Patrick Leary

January 31, 2013

On Monday night, after Marquette defeated South Florida 63-50, Golden Eagles basketball blog Paint Touches tweeted: “Marquette now tied for first in the Big East. On January 28. Nope, didn’t see that coming.” Did anyone? Re...