Marquette Wire

GOLDEN EAGLE: MU sees multiple areas needing improvement

Kyle Doubrava

November 6, 2012

Filed under Sports

Being selected to finish 11th in the Big East in the conference’s preseason coaches poll isn’t exactly flattering for the Marquette women’s basketball team. It is, however, an excellent source of motivation. The Golden...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Rutgers finishes off Golden Eagles

Trey Killian

March 6, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

A season of rebuilding and self-discovery for the Marquette women’s basketball team ended Saturday in the second round of the Big East Tournament. At halftime, it appeared that the Golden Eagles had turned the corner...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

March 1, 2012

Filed under Sports

Notre Dame becoming the class of the Big East When Notre Dame lost to Texas A&M in the national championship game last year, many people thought the Fighting Irish could not repeat their performance, not with Connecticut...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Huskies roll over Golden Eagles

Trey Killian

February 28, 2012

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Much of the Marquette women’s basketball team’s success this year has come from an inside-out approach to each contest. The Golden Eagles recognized early in the 2011-’12 season that their strength would be size and hei...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

February 23, 2012

Filed under Sports

Connecticut’s 99 Game Home Winning Streak Snapped The second-ranked Connecticut Huskies lost to unranked St. John’s in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday marking the first time in 19 years (261 games) that Connecticut (25-3, 12-2 Big ...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: 3 Keys and 3 Players to Watch

Christopher Chavez

February 23, 2012

Filed under Sports

Players to Watch Sarina Simmons, junior guard, Marquette: Simmons is the closest thing that Marquette has to a senior. Simmons needs to step her game up big time against Connecticut before the Huskies’ upperclassmen stea...

Women’s basketball: Bulls run over Golden Eagles

Trey Killian

February 16, 2012

Filed under Sports

Usually when a team forces its opponent to shoot 33.3 percent from the field, a win follows. However, it provides little advantage when the team in question only makes 28.6 percent of its own field goal attempts. The Marque...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Team losing control during critical stretches

Trey Killian

February 14, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

The postseason clock is ticking for the Marquette women’s basketball team. After a 71-59 setback at No. 22 DePaul Sunday, the Golden Eagles sit at 4-7 in conference play, 13-11 overall and 12th in the Big East. Marquette was unable to hold on to a seven-point lead with 17:29 le...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Ends four game skid

Trey Killian

February 7, 2012

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The Marquette women’s basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak by going back to basics Saturday night in a 72-48 victory over Pittsburgh. The win allowed them to regain the confidence coach Terri Mitchell said th...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Morse dealing with transition to guard

Trey Killian

January 26, 2012

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When the Golden Eagles lost star point guard Angel Robinson to graduation last year, the backcourt suddenly became an area of great uncertainty. So far this season, freshman guard Arlesia Morse has helped quell that uncertainty. The Fli...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Team dynamics falling in place

Trey Killian

January 17, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette women’s basketball team comes home to face No. 18/17 Georgetown (14-4, 3-2 Big East) after an exciting winter break. The Golden Eagles have won six of their last seven, picking up three Big East wins with their lone 70-53 loss com...

Marquette Women’s Marquette Basketball: Simmons has career night

Trey Killian

November 17, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette women’s basketball team pulled off a win Tuesday that was particularly impressive for a team that’s still working on discovering its identity. Junior forward Sarina Simmons gave Marquette fans a glimpse of what...