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Marquette rallies to take down North Dakota before holiday break

MILWAUKEE -- During a film session Sunday, Steve Wojciechowski warned his team of the dangers of looking past the final game before holiday break. All that stood in the way of the Marquette Golden Eagles and three days off was North Dakota, a team ranked No. 315 out of the 351 Division I college basketball teams by A lackluster first half had Marquette on the verge of...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marquette roars back after halftime to top North Dakota

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- JaJuan Johnson scored 19 points and Derrick Wilson scored 15 points and grabbed nine boards as Marquette roared back from a five-point halftime deficit to beat North Dakota 67-54 on Monday night. Johnson scored 14 of his points in the second half. Wilson scored 11 after intermission. Matt Carlino opened the second half with a four-point play, and Luke Fischer had...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fischer leads Marquette past Alabama A&M, 83-49

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Luke Fischer was perfect from the floor, making all eight of his field goal attempts to finish with 22 points and lead Marquette to an 83-49 rout of Alabama A&M on Friday night. Fischer made 6 of 8 free throws and grabbed six rebounds. Steve Taylor Jr. had 16 points and six boards, and Juan Anderson chipped in 13 points for Marquette (6-4). Matt Carlino added...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marquette's Wilson named Big East Rookie of the Week

Following a strong showing in the Orlando Classic, Marquette redshirt freshman guard Duane Wilson was picked as the Big East's Rookie of the Week. Wilson averaged 17.3 points and shot 47.7 percent from the field in four games to help Marquette to a 3-1 record and a third-place finish at the Orlando Classic. He's the first freshman to win the award for Marquette since Vander Blue...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Duane Wilson leads Marquette to win over Tennessee

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Duane Wilson scored 30 points to lead Marquette past Tennessee 67-59 Sunday in the third-place game of the Orlando Classic. Derrick Wilson added 11 points for Marquette (4-3). Marquette's Matt Carlino, who set a classic record with 38 points in Thursday's 72-70 win over Georgia Tech, had six points and finished with 58 in the Golden Eagles' three games...
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26 days ago  |  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

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 […]
November 17, 2014  |  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 and, fifth by 247 Sports...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 12, 2014  |  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
November 02, 2014  |  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

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

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...
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January 25, 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

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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