What did it mean? Marquette's preseason European tour recap

Marquette went on a preseason trip to Europe and came back undefeated in the four games on the court and culturally enriched -- or at least with plenty of tourist selfies -- off of it. The Golden Eagles won each of the four exhibitions they played, beating the Icelandic club Haukar Basketball, the Lithuanian team LSU-Atletas and the Italian side Vicenza Select in Italy, before traveling...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marquette’s Wally Ellenson has a dunk for the ages

Marquette wing Wally Ellenson transferred to the Golden Eagles after seeing limited playing time at Minnesota, and a video of him dunking during an exhibition game in Italy is more than enough reason to give him extended minutes in the future. This dunk was so epic that the broadcaster appeared to bang his knee on his desk as it happened, as the audio from the video below will suggest.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Wojo lands Hauser, transfer guard.

It was a big day for Marquette basketball’s head coach Steve Wojciechowski, as he picked up two commitments from heralded prospects on Sunday, May 17th. 2016 Wisconsin prospect Sam Hauser of Stevens Point, and UNC-Asheville transfer Andrew Rowsey each announced on Twitter that they will be joining Marquette. Rowsey will sit out the 2015-2016 season per NCAA transfer rules, while...
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball Player Review: Juan Anderson

Yeah, we took a week off from reviews. But we're back, and we've got seniors to discuss, starting with Juan Anderson. With the 2014-2015 season now in the books, we take a moment to look back at the performance that each member of YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles this year. While we're at it, we'll also take a look back at our player previews and see how our preseason prognostications...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Wojo picks up another 4-star

Marquette basketball and coach Steve Wojciechowski are in the middle of prepping for its opening round game in the Big East tournament against Seton Hall on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Wojo got good news when it comes to next season. Traci Carter, a point guard out of Philadelphia, announced his commitment to Wojo and Marquette, over UConn and Xavier, among others. Carter is regarded...
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: The positives of a tough season

It’s been a tough year for the Marquette basketball faithful. The Golden Eagles are set to finish at the bottom of the Big East for the first time since they joined the conference a decade ago, while also finishing well below .500, which hasn’t happened in over 20 years. Many fans just want the season to be over so they can move on and try to forget. Even with all the disappointments...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Golden Eagles can’t overcome injuries against Villanova

Marquette basketball dropped its 3rd straight conference game today, losing at home to #6 Villanova, 76-87. The loss was Marquette’s 15th of the season and 11th in conference play, dropping them to a tie with Creighton at the bottom of the Big East. The already thin Marquette roster was even thinner on Saturday, with leading scorer Matt Carlino and senior co-captain Juan Anderson...
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Recap of week and recruiting update

Marquette basketball lost both games it played this week, losing at home against Xavier University 44-64, and on the road against Creighton University, 77-70. Marquette has now lost 8 of its 9 games for a record of 11-14 on the year, and 3-10 in the Big East, tied with Creighton for last place in the conference. The story throughout the week was the health of Marquette’s leading...
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Golden Eagles snap losing streak

Steve Wojciechowski Marquette basketball snapped it’s 6-game losing streak today, winning on the road against Seton Hall 57-54. The win was Marquette’s first on the road this season, losing their previous 6 road contests. It was an ugly game all-around, with both teams shooting poorly through a majority of the game and each team turning it over 14 times. Not only was it Marquette’s...
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Recruiting update

Hard times have fallen on Marquette basketball as of late; their current 4-game losing streak has dropped them to 10-10 on the season and 2-6 in conference play, 9th in the Big East. So instead of dwelling on the negatives and the past, let’s look to the bright and optimistic future of the program. New coach Steve Wojciechowski is building for the future right now, and it looks...
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Overtime loss sums up tough week

Marquette basketball closed out a tough week with a 95-85 overtime loss at home to Georgetown today. The loss is the Golden Eagles’ 3rd in as many games, all of which came down to the final few possessions. Marquette now sits at 10-9 overall, 2-5 in the Big East, good for 9th in the 10-team conference. Marquette could have easily gone 2-0 this past week against St. Johns and Georgetown...
January 24, 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...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Golden eagles can’t pull off upset, fall to Xavier

Marquette basketball lost on the road against Xavier today, falling 62-58 in a hotly contested matchup in the Big East. Marquette fell to 10-7 on the year, and 2-3 in Big East conference play. The game was close the entire way, but the Golden Eagles came up just a few shots short of pulling off the upset on the road. For analysis of the game, let’s look at the good, the bad, and...
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Mid-season grades

With 15 games in the books, Marquette basketball sits at 9-6, 1-2 in conference play, and is officially halfway through its 30-game regular season. With a fairly sizeable sample to work with, we can grade all of Marquette’s players on how they have played so far this season. Grades The Incomplete These are the players that for some reason or another have either transferred out...
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Review of first week of conference play

The Marquette basketball team went 1-1 last week, dropping their Big East opener at DePaul on New Year’s Eve, 58-61, before beating Providence at home January 3rd, 75-66. Marquette now sits at 9-5, with a 1-1 record in the Big East. The Golden Eagles’ next game comes against Georgetown in Washington D.C., January 6th. Review Marquette will no doubt be pleased with picking up...
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Eagles begin conference play

With its 81-53 victory over Morgan State on Sunday, the Marquette men’s basketball team wrapped up the non-conference portion of its season, finishing with an 8-4 record. The team will begin its conference schedule in the Big East with a road matchup with DePaul on New Year’s Eve. Marquette’s non-conference schedule had its ups and downs, but ended on a 4-game winning streak...
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Week in review

The Marquette Golden Eagles had arguably their best week of the season this week, going 2-0 with wins over Arizona State and Alabama A&M, both at home. Marquette dominated both games, leading Arizona State by 15+ for a majority of the game before getting sloppy late and giving up garbage points. The big story of the week wasn’t the wins though, it was the debut of sophomore...
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Different roster set to take on Arizona State

The 4-4 Marquette Golden Eagles host the 6-3 Arizona State Sun Devils at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Tuesday night. The game concludes the home-and-home series between the teams that began last year with a 79-77 Arizona State win in Tempe, Arizona. Marquette fans like myself, will bitterly remember last year’s game, Marquette had the ball on the final...
December 14, 2014  |  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...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wojo anticipates transfer Carlino being 'very impactful' on Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- At the time, it was impossible to know what was coming in the near future, but Matt Carlino's final game at BYU can now be looked back on as a bit of foreshadowing for what was about to transpire in Marquette men's basketball program. One day after Carlino and BYU were knocked out of the NCAA tournament by Oregon on the BMO Harris Bradley Center floor, Buzz Williams...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Mayo Is Not Just The Bucks OJ Mayo’s Little Brother

One thing that stands out with Todd Mayo is he is not just a younger version of his brother O.J. Mayo who has been playing in the NBA for the past six seasons. Todd is his own person and very different basketball player. As someone that didn’t start playing basketball until grade 10, Todd’s route to the professional ranks has been and will follow its own path.
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September 05, 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 who were left...
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June 13, 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...
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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.’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...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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