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Marquette Women’s Basketball: Looking for second straight victory over rival Badgers

Trey Killian

November 15, 2011

Filed under Sports

The women’s half of the Wisconsin-Madison vs. Marquette basketball rivalry is set for tonight at the Al McGuire Center as the Golden Eagles (2-0) look to beat the Badgers (1-1) for the second consecutive year. “Comin...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Lidlifter against Devilettes set for Saturday

Trey Killian

November 10, 2011

Filed under Sports

The regular season officially begins for the Marquette women’s basketball team this Saturday, as they host Mississippi Valley State. The Devilettes, projected to finish fourth in the Southwest Athletic Conference, are led by senior guard and preseason SWAC ...

MU Women’s Basketball: Carthage crushed in exhibition

Trey Killian

November 7, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women’s basketball team defeated Carthage College 64-38 Friday night in its only exhibition game of the season. Junior forward Sarina Simmons led the way in scoring for the Golden Eagles, picking up 12 points,...

Collins flourishes in her last season

Erin Caughey

March 10, 2011

Filed under Sports

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 gears up for Big East Tourney

Erin Caughey

March 3, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette women’s basketball team didn’t realize that when it defeated Louisville 76-65 on Jan. 26, that the victory would be the difference between the No. 5 seed and No. 6 seed in the Big East Championship tournament which starts tomorro...

Women’s basketball battles DePaul on Senior Night

Erin Caughey

February 24, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

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

Filed under Featured, Sports

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

Filed under Featured, Sports

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...

Women’s basketball tops Louisville 76-65

Erin Caughey

January 27, 2011

Filed under Sports

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...

SEEMAN: Women’s basketball alleviates stress of men’s season

Tim Seeman

January 25, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Lately, an epidemic has latched onto Marquette the way Kevin Love grabs rebounds for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The condition is known as “Marquette heart” and has three major symptoms: an expectation that your tea...

Women’s Basketball Picks up Play Over Winter Break

Trey Killian

January 20, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

While the majority of Marquette’s student body headed home for winter break for a relaxing holiday vacation, the women’s basketball team was in work mode. The team played seven games over break, three against Big East opp...

Simmons shines in women’s 64-50 victory

Trey Killian

December 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette women’s basketball team rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 64-50 win over Iona College Wednesday. Sophomore forward Sarina Simmons picked up a double-double with a career-high 17 rebounds and...