A Definitive History About How #TheThing Became a Thing

Eric Gebhart (Photo: Marquette Athletics) Imagine this: You are defending one of the best 3-point shooters in the nation, and he has the ball outside of the arc and proceeds to go into his shooting motion. What do you do? You jump and try to contest the shot. But unfortunately for you, he pump fakes and now you are helplessly airborne. As you are about to … Continue reading A Definitive History About How #TheThing Became a Thing

Three Questions For Friday’s Season Opener Versus Vandy

Dave Klinger (Photo: Marquette Athletics) Marquette faces Vanderbilt in its season opener this Friday at the United States Naval Academy. What questions remain unanswered as the Golden Eagles begin another season? How good is Sam Hauser? Freshman Sam Hauser earned praise from coaches over the offseason. Steve Wojciechowski is expecting FR Sam Hauser to have a big role this year: "He’s a guy that’s different than … Continue reading Three Questions For Friday’s Season Opener Versus Vandy

Big East Preview: Seton Hall, With SHUHoops.com

Editor, Dave Klinger (Photo: Marquette Athletics) College basketball season is quickly approaching. In an effort to preview it, we spoke with ten bloggers or writers, each covering a different Big East men’s basketball team. Today, we have a conversation with SHUHoops.com, a blog covering Seton Hall basketball. Get to know your enemy by reading their answers below. Lastly, we asked them to rank the Big East. … Continue reading Big East Preview: Seton Hall, With SHUHoops.com

Big East Preview: Creighton, With White And Blue Review

Editor, Dave Klinger (Photo: Marquette Athletics) College basketball season is quickly approaching. In an effort to preview it, we spoke with ten bloggers or writers, each covering a different Big East men’s basketball team. Today, we have a conversation with the White and Blue Review, a blog covering Creighton hoops, among other Bluejays sports. Get to know your enemy by reading their answers below. Lastly, we asked … Continue reading Big East Preview: Creighton, With White And Blue Review

Which Players To Buy, Sell For Marquette Basketball

Dave Klinger, Editor. Photos: Marquette Athletics, 247 Sports, USC Athletics Let’s play a game. If each Marquette player was stock, which would you buy for the approaching season? And which would you sell? “Buy” means the player will produce better than their value. “Sell” means the player will produce less than their value. “Hold” means the player will produce similar to their value. Buy Markus … Continue reading Which Players To Buy, Sell For Marquette Basketball

PREVIEW: Golden Eagles Alumni VS. Armored Athlete

Dave Klinger, Editor. Photo: Michael Perez/AP The Golden Eagles Alumni team in The Basketball Tournament has advanced to the Super 16 in Philadelphia to face Armored Athlete tonight at 6 PM CT on ESPN2. Here’s the box score from the Golden Eagles’ first victory, a 95-92 nail-biter against the Illinois Hoopville Warriors. Here’s the box score from their 97-70 rout against the Spartan Heroes, a … Continue reading PREVIEW: Golden Eagles Alumni VS. Armored Athlete

Vote MU Alumni To Play In Amateur Tournament

Dave Klinger, Editor. Photo: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images North America Have you ever wished to see Marquette basketball alumni suit up once again for the Golden Eagles? Your wish can soon be granted. Former Marquette forward Daniel Fitzgerald is recruiting fellow program alumni to play in The Basketball Tournament (TBT), an amateur basketball tournament with a first-place prize of $2 million. While they wouldn’t play in the familiar confines … Continue reading Vote MU Alumni To Play In Amateur Tournament