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Conference Catch-up: Big East

Best Player: Henry Ellenson, Marquette Best Potential: Henry Ellenson, Marquette Best Scorer: Jalen Brunson, Villanova Best Shooter: Sean McDermott, Butler Best Rebounder: Alex Owens, Providence Best Passer: Jalen Brunson, Villanova Best Defender: Haanif Cheatham, Marquette Best Glue Guy: Kaiser Gates, Xavier Best Athlete: Haanif Cheatham, Marquette 1. Marquette Golden Eagles...
Via Hoopniks
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patient Johnson now showing off potential for Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Tennessee-Martin's Javier Martinez thought he had an easy layup. But out of nowhere, Jajuan Johnson pinned the ball against the backboard, grabbed the rebound and was fouled by Martinez. Johnson turned to the Marquette student section and let out enormous smile. Following a freshman season in which he was seldom used after coming to Marquette as a consensus top-50...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Report: No. 20 Ohio State vs. Marquette

On Tuesday night, No. 20 Ohio State hosts the Marquette Golden Eagles from the Big East Conference. Tip-off at Value City Arena is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET. TV and Radio: The game will be televised on ESPN2 with Bob Wischusen and Dan Dakich. On your terrestrial radio dial, WBNS-FM […]
Via BuckeyeBanter.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wojo makes Wisconsin a priority with highly regarded Marquette recruiting class

MILWAUKEE -- There was no drama on signing day for the Marquette Golden Eagles, as all four top-100 recruits verbally committed to head coach Steve Wojciechowski officially signed letters of intent Wednesday. Led by one of the top prospects in the nation in Henry Ellenson, Marquette's four-man class of 2015 is ranked fourth in the country by Scout.com and ESPN.com, fifth by 247...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Slap the floor: New era dawns for Marquette hoops

MILWAUKEE (AP) At some point this season while backpedaling on defense, Marquette point guard Derrick Wilson will hunch over and slap the floor with his palms to fire up the Bradley Center crowd. There is no surer sign that former Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski is the new head coach for the Golden Eagles. ''I have to. Everybody has been talking about it,'' a...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 11– Henry Ellenson

11. Henry ELLENSON Height: 6’-10” Weight: 230 Wingspan: 7′-2″ Position: PF High School (State): Rice Lake (WI) Club Team (Affiliation): Playground Elite (Nike) Commitment: Marquette Golden Eagles Breakdown: In eschewing traditional powerhouses Kentucky and Michigan State to play with his older brother Wally for head coach Steve Wojciechowski’s new look Marquette squad...
Via Hoopniks
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wojo has Marquette future looking incredibly bright

The 2014-15 season is going to be a struggle for the Marquette Golden Eagles and first year head coach, Steve Wojciechowski. Likely even more of a struggle than a year ago when MU missed out on the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2005. It appears as if next season will only be a bump in the road though as Wojo and his staff have hit the recruiting trail hard, already landing...
Via The Sports Bank
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach Wojo quickly putting his stamp on Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Steve Wojciechowski has only been on the job for a little over two months, but Marquette University's new men's basketball coach's stamp is already all over the program. After being hired April 1, Wojciechowski was allotted just a small period of time to work with his new players, using the vast majority of the time allotted to him to get to know the nine...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette's season over, misses NIT

A disappointing season has come to an abrupt end for Marquette, as the Golden Eagles were left out of the NIT field when it was announced Sunday night. Marquette then announced it will not participate in any other tournament, meaning the school will miss the postseason completely for the first time since 2000-01. The Golden Eagles are also the only Division I basketball school in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA grants Otule sixth year of eligibility at Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette center Chris Otule was officially granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA on Wednesday, making his return to the school for the 2013-14 season official. The 6-foot-11 native of Richmond, Texas has battled through three season-ending injuries during his time on campus. Otule missed all but nine games in 2008-09 with a broken left foot and then broke...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Anderson returns to Marquette after looking to transfer

MILWAUKEE -- After announcing his intentions to transfer from the program, forward Juan Anderson will return to Marquette University for his junior season. Anderson is the second player to return to the program after asking for his release in order to explore transfer options, as guard Jake Thomas elected to stay with the Golden Eagles instead of leaving for another program. After...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Thomas decides to remain at Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- A little more than two weeks after announcing his intention to transfer from Marquette University, redshirt junior guard Jake Thomas has decided where he'll play his senior season -- at Marquette. After the Golden Eagles lost two scholarship players to transfer and Vander Blue decided to enter the NBA Draft, Thomas will return to Marquette and be on scholarship...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette Vander Blue to Declare for the NBA Draft

According to the Marquette Athletics website, junior guard Vander Blue, will forego his final season of college ball and enter the 2013 NBA Draft. Blue says that he feels this is the right time for him to go pro although, some would disagree. Junior guard Vander Blue of the Marquette University men’s basketball team announced Tuesday morning that he will forgo his final season...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: NCAA grants MU's Otule sixth year

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette University's men's basketball team got some big news Tuesday, as starting center Chris Otule has reportedly decided to return to school. CBSSports.com reported early Tuesday evening that Otule will be back for his sixth year at the school once the NCAA formally approves his extra year due to medical hardship. Injuries have plagued Otule over the course...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ferguson to transfer from Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette guard Jamal Ferguson has been granted his release and will transfer from the program, the school announced Tuesday. Ferguson appeared in 14 games during his freshman season at Marquette, averaging 1.1 points and 0.6 rebounds in just 4.6 minutes per game. "Jamal has decided it is in the best interest of his future that he leave the team," Marquette...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette's Otule has a not-so-hidden talent

Marquette University big man Chris Otule is known for his defensive presence and lane-opening ability, but his skill set is far more expansive than that. Otule thinks of himself as a singer, with teammates such as Davante Gardner taking to Twitter to complain about the big man's propensity to belt out a note or two. "All this dude do is sing Frank Ocean and The Weeknd on...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss
DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?

Marquette player shows off his glass eye

Although seeded a respectable 3, Marquette shocked the world last night when the handily defeated a Miami team many had going to the Final Four. A huge contributor to this Marquette run has been red shirt senior Chris Otule, who shared an interesting and slightly eye raising (no pun intended) fact after Thursday’s win…The center has a removable eye and as reported by USA Today...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

March Madness Update: Marquette Makes a Statement in Defeat of Miami

In the first two rounds the Marquette Golden Eagles were in close, hard fought games that really could have gone a different way had a play or two not worked out in their favor. Maybe it was luck that got them past the first two rounds. Did they really deserve to be in the Sweet 16? Against Miami Thursday night they made that fans and opponents knew that they were indeed a team...
Via FatManWriting
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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