Marquette Wire

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 11, 2010

Filed under Sports

The Villanova women’s basketball team has done a lot of soul-searching lately. It started the season a surprising 11-2, albeit against teams that won’t necessarily strike fear into the hearts of teams — after all, the Wildcats'...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 2, 2010

Filed under Sports

After a relatively pedestrian start to the week, South Florida highlighted a wild weekend in the Big East with a shocking 70-61 upset victory at home against Pittsburgh Sunday afternoon. Junior point guard Dominique Jones scored...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

January 21, 2010

Filed under Sports

It would be easy to simply discuss the dominance Connecticut has inflicted on the women’s college basketball world in the past year and half. After all, for the past 57 games, it has been Connecticut and everybody else. The...

Big East Men’s Basketball Notebook

Michael LoCicero

January 19, 2010

Filed under Sports

If you listened to the national pundits before the season began, this was supposed to be a down year for the Big East. Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Louisville, Marquette and Connecticut lost their “big name” stars and the league...

Now or never for the Golden Eagles

Andrei Greska

November 12, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

“This Is It” is the blockbuster movie about the concert preparations for Michael Jackson’s tour that never happened, but it also describes the upcoming weekend for the women’s volleyball team. With one Big East match remaining, Marquette will have to win...

Marquette advances to Big East semifinals

Tim Kraft

November 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Before the women’s soccer team could accept its American Division championship trophy Sunday afternoon, it had to play a Big East quarterfinal match against Villanova. Although it wasn’t pretty, the Golden Eagles squeaked out a 1-0 win over the...

Marquette defeats Villanova, 1-0

Tim Kraft

November 1, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women’s soccer team found an interesting way to defeat the Villanova Wildcats. The Golden Eagles had set pieces, through balls and breakaways, but were unable to create serious scoring chances off them. I...

On your mark, get set, wait

Nick Bullock

October 29, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette women’s soccer team did what it needed to do. The Golden Eagles won their last four matches of the conference season, including a nail biter against St. John’s Sunday. They captured the Big East American division ti...