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

Indiana Basketball: Which freshman must step up for the Hoosiers?

After a turbulent 2013-2014 college basketball season, Bloomington, Indiana was transformed into a scene of mass exodus. Seven players departed from last season’s 17-15 crimson-and-cream squad: Noah Vonleh, Will Sheehey, Evan Gordon, Luke Fischer, Austin Etherington, Jeremy Hollowell and Peter Jurkin. Despite back-to-back Sweet Sixteen appearances in 2012 and 2013, Tom Crean has...
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former IU big man Luke Fischer picks Marquette

Former Indiana center Luke Fischer is making a move closer to home. The 6-foot-10 Wisconsin native announced via his Twitter account on Sunday morning that he is transferring to Marquette. Fischer said he also considered UW-Milwaukee and Creighton. “I am excited to say I will be transferring to Marquette University to play for Coach (Buzz) […]The post Former IU big man Luke Fischer...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Fischer leaves Indiana; won't transfer to Big Ten school

In his first public comments since Monday’s announcement that he had withdrawn from Indiana, Luke Fischer said he will not consider any Big Ten schools when deciding where he’ll continue his college basketball career. Fischer, who averaged 2.8 points and 2.1 rebounds in 13 non-conference games for IU, said on his Twitter account on Wednesday […]The post Fischer rules out transfer...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Crean discusses Fischer’s departure, previews Illinois

Tom Crean met with the media on Monday afternoon to discuss Luke Fischer’s decision to leave the Indiana program and also preview Tuesday’s Big Ten opener at Illinois. Watch his comments in the media player below:The post Video: Crean discusses Fischer’s departure, previews Illinois appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Luke Fischer leaves Indiana, will transfer

Freshman center Luke Fischer is no longer enrolled at Indiana University, Indiana announced in a press release Monday afternoon. “Luke has decided to withdraw from Indiana and pursue another educational and basketball opportunity,” Indiana coach Tom Crean said in the release. “He explained to us he is looking for a different fit for him. We hate […]The post Luke Fischer leaves Indiana...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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