Marquette Wire

Marquette loses overtime heartbreaker to Cincy

Patrick Leary

January 22, 2013

The Marquette men’s basketball team dropped its first Big East game of the season in heart-wrenching fashion Saturday, falling on the road to Cincinnati, 71-69 in overtime. Shooting guard Sean Kilpatrick powered the Bearcats...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: MU dominated in Gainesville

Matt Trebby

December 4, 2012

After getting his 100th win as Marquette head coach two games prior to his team’s trip to Gainesville, Buzz Williams had another unique achievement against Florida last Thursday. “I’ve never been beat this bad in my entire career,” Williams told Steve “Homer” True and Jim McIlvain...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Post defense steps up in second half

Mike Nelson

February 2, 2012

Points in the paint and paint touches were consistent and abundant in the opening half of Tuesday evening’s 66-59 Marquette victory over Seton Hall. It was the No. 15 Golden Eagles’ first contest without redshirt junior center Chris Otule and sophomore forward Davante Gardner, the squad...

Greska: Recruit rankings overrated

Andrei Greska

January 31, 2012

The latest men's basketball high school player rankings came out last week on ESPN and Scout.com and, as has been the norm for Marquette the last 30 years, none of our incoming players were near the top 25. Steve Taylor of ...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Badgers will provide toughest test to date

Mark Strotman

December 1, 2011

After a six-day stay in the Virgin Islands last week, Thanksgiving break and a Monday night contest at home, Marquette head coach Buzz Williams said his team's main focus this week was to attend classes and catch up on school work. It's good timing, considering the Golden E...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Blue adds spark to MU’s first two home match ups

Mark Strotman

November 15, 2011

Vander Blue understood the scrutiny surrounding him after a disappointing freshman campaign. But just two games into his sophomore campaign, it's apparent that Blue is out to turn doubters into believers. A highly-touted recruit of of high school, Blue averag...

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Freshman guard Wilson brings quickness and defense to Golden Eagles

Mark Strotman

October 13, 2011

When assistant coach Aki Collins first saw Derrick Wilson play, he had no intentions of actively recruiting him, much less one day signing him to play at Marquette. Almost three years later, Wilson is preparing to suit up for the...