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MARQUETTE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steve Taylor Jr. Commits to Toledo

Forward Steve Taylor, Jr., formerly of the Marquette Golden Eagles, has found a new home. According to Chicago Hoops, the former four-star recruit out of Simeon Career Academy will transfer to Toledo and join the Rockets for the 2016-17 campaign, per NCAA transfer rules. This addition gives Toledo some much needed experience at the position, as the 6’7″, 240 pound Taylor spent...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Guard Derrick Wilson Caught A Vicious Right-handed Dunk Against Georgetown

Marquette and Georgetown are locked in a close Big East battle this afternoon in Milwaukee, and Golden Eagles’ guard Derrick Wilson dropped a pretty vicious dunk in the face of Hoya forward Paul White during the first half.  Despite the dunk, Wilson’s Marquette squad trails Georgetown 45-39 at halftime. It looks like this match-up of Jesuit colleges will go down to the wire...
Via College Spun
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

After year out, Duane Wilson eager to help Marquette win again

MILWAUKEE -- If Duane Wilson goes on to realize his potential and become a key contributor to Marquette for the next four years, a flu bug may be to thank for him having an extra year of eligibility. Fully recovered from a stress fracture in his left leg suffered just prior to the season, Wilson got sick just as he was cleared to play Dec. 14 against IUPUI. While Wilson may have...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: BYU’s Matt Carlino To Transfer To Marquette, Eligible To Play Next Season

BYU guard Matt Carlino was one of the biggest names on the transfer market, and it appears that he will be the first big pick-up for new Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski. Scout.com’s Evan Daniels broke the news earlier today. Matt Carlino to Marquette, per a source. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) April 25, 2014 Carlino has been a double-digit scorer in each of his first...
Via College Spun
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Howland interested in Marquette position

According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN, the Marquette Golden Eagles have contacted former UCLA head coach Ben Howland for their vacant men’s basketball head coaching position. While there has been contact, no job has been formally offered says the report. The vacancy was created when Buzz Williams left the Golden Eagles to take the job […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 23, 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

Seniors took different paths to Marquette but all four made impact

MILWAUKEE -- Though their paths to the school may have been different, Marquette's four seniors have all left their mark on the program. Chris Otule has been around so long he's seen the Golden Eagles win eight NCAA tournament games. Davante Gardner and Jamil Wilson have been key cogs on two Sweet 16 trips and an appearance in the Elite Eight. After coming to Marquette as...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette’s Davante Gardner hits miracle game-winning shot…a half-second too late

With Providence and Marquette tied in the end of regulation, Marquette’s Davante Gardner hit the most unthinkable shot…unfortunately, after the horn had blown. To make matters worse, Providence would win the game in double OT, 81-80. Heartbreaker indeed. [The Big Lead] The post Marquette’s Davante Gardner hits miracle game-winning shot…a half-second too late appeared first...
Via Diehardsport
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopeful Marquette braces for No. 4 Villanova

Marquette floundered against Ohio State and came up short at Wisconsin. After stumbling in both games against top 10 opponents this season, the Golden Eagles get another shot Saturday at a statement victory when they host No. 4 Villanova. This time, they're riding high after getting a big overtime win at Georgetown. ''That was more of a confidence win,'' freshman guard John Dawson...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Fischer transfers from Indiana to Marquette

Marquette and Buzz Williams received some good news early Sunday morning when Luke Fischer announced he's transferring to play for the Golden Eagles. The Germantown High School product appeared in 13 games for Indiana this season before announcing he was leaving the school last week. A four-star recruit in the class of 2013 according to Scout.com, the 6-foot-11 Fischer averaged 2...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Opponents have found blueprint for beating Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette may not be a program used to being 8-6 when the new year rolls around, but the Golden Eagles are certainly used to overcoming adversity when the odds are stacked against them. Forget about being the conference favorites or building on an Elite Eight appearance, Marquette is the underdog yet again. But this time the Golden Eagles are going to have to turn things...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette clicks on all cylinders in rout

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette had two games to get itself back on track before the schedule ramped up yet again. The Golden Eagles weren't going to figure everything out against IUPUI and Ball State, but progress had to be made. Mission accomplished. Following up an impressive performance Saturday, Marquette continued to grow Tuesday with a convincing 91-53 rout of Ball State at the BMO...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette boosts its confidence in rout of IUPUI

MILWAUKEE -- Throw who the opponent was out the window; the Marquette University men's basketball team needed a performance like this. Putting together what may have been its most complete performance of the season, Marquette came out of the gates hot and didn't let up the rest of the way in an 86-50 rout of IUPUI at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Sure, a resounding win over a...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette rolls by IUPUI 86-50

Davante Gardner scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Jamil Wilson added 16 points to lead Marquette to an 86-50 win over IUPUI on Saturday, snapping a two-game losing streak. Marquette (6-4) led 43-18 at half, and opened the second half on a 10-2 run, taking a 53-20 lead early in the second half. Marquette's Deonte Burton grabbed a rebound and went all the way down the...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette found its toughness too late in loss to Wisconsin

MADISON, Wisc. -- Close, but not good enough. It's becoming the theme to Marquette's season in nonconference play. Despite trailing for the vast majority of Saturday's game at the Kohl Center, Marquette trailed by just three points with 2:08 to play. But not doing the little things cost the Golden Eagles a chance at a big win against their in-state rival. Facing an undefeated Wisconsin...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Big East College Basketball On Saturday

The Marquette Golden Eagles, 5-3, take on the IUPUI Jaguars is this week's featured college basketball game of the week. Marquette's senior forward, Davante Gardner, will be the man to watch for a team that may have lost star Trent Lockett through graduation, but returns nine lettermen off of a squad that advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight. Gardner is averaging 14 points per game as...
Via Fox Sports
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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