Updates from Milwaukee Pro-Am

Yes, that ball went in. Every year, the Marquette basketball team participates in the Milwaukee Pro-Am, a summer league in the Milwaukee area for players at the college or professional level. It’s a scoring extravaganza due to the broad range of talent, lack of defense from all parties involved, and individual wishes to throw down emphatic dunks rather than, say, improve off-the-ball skills. The games … Continue reading Updates from Milwaukee Pro-Am

Former MU Players Stand Out in NBA Summer League

A number of former Marquette players are currently participating in the NBA Summer League, an annual event in Vegas where first and second-round draft picks are tossed into an arena of scrubs and told to put a ball in a hoop (and are also allowed to familiarize themselves with the Vegas lifestyle after these amateurish matches conclude). Unfortunately, most of these former Golden Eagles fall … Continue reading Former MU Players Stand Out in NBA Summer League

WOJO COMPLETES COACHING STAFF WITH HOME RUN HIRE

Guess who’s back? (91 victories, 2 NCAA Tournament appearances, 1 Final Four). He’s back. (Shaggy brown hair that never seemed to truly settle in one place). Back again. (6th all-time scorer). Tell a friend. And tell them that Travis Diener, one of the most relentless competitors the school has ever witnessed, is coming back to Marquette. Not as a player, as many would’ve wished, but … Continue reading WOJO COMPLETES COACHING STAFF WITH HOME RUN HIRE

Indiana transfer Luke Fischer picks Marquette

THE BREAK: I am excited to say I will be transferring to Marquette University to play for Coach Williams and the Golden Eagles — Luke Fischer (@Bigfishy40) January 5, 2014 BACKGROUND CHECK: Luke Fischer is a freshman center who was previously enrolled in the Indiana Hoosiers program. The 6’11, 230-pound Wisconsin native was a 4-star recruit at Germantown High School, and had previously considered Indiana, … Continue reading Indiana transfer Luke Fischer picks Marquette

What’s Next For Vander Blue, Trent Lockett?

Fourteen weeks, three days. Even the combined amount of time since Trent Lockett and Vander Blue signed their NBA contracts doesn’t surmount to much. If you hadn’t heard already, the two former Marquette guards were both unfortunately released from their respective NBA teams on Friday. And I mean, one release was disappointing enough, but two former players being turned away from their lifelong dream in … Continue reading What’s Next For Vander Blue, Trent Lockett?

Jameel McKay Transfers From Marquette – How Does This Affect MU’s ’13, ’14 Frontcourt?

After long talk with family I will be transferring from MU great place and program now I'm looking forward to searching for a new Home — ShowTime ✨ (@ShowTime_McKay) October 17, 2013 Many Marquette fans were left perplexed and confused when the above tweet was released Thursday morning, and still are even three days later. Hundreds of questions frantically darted through heads, none more important … Continue reading Jameel McKay Transfers From Marquette – How Does This Affect MU’s ’13, ’14 Frontcourt?

Marquette Madness, Ahmed Hill Commitment Briefs – (MU Weekend Series Pt. 1)

This is part one of a three-part “Marquette Weekend” series. For part two, click here. What a weekend for Marquette basketball fans, and it all started Friday night at the Al. Whether it lived up to its yearly hype or not, Marquette Madness once again proved itself a great night for all participating and attending. But as for this year, no one seemed to have … Continue reading Marquette Madness, Ahmed Hill Commitment Briefs – (MU Weekend Series Pt. 1)