Analyzing The 2014-15 Marquette Basketball Season In One Convenient Infograph

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. So, here’s our analysis on every single game we already played and every single game we (unfortunately) still have to play: We’re terrible. After this season, no turning back. Because cool guys don’t look at explosions. And this season is definitely an explosion. And we are definitely cool guys. Welcome to Marquette Nation – a blog and twitter feed of … Continue reading Analyzing The 2014-15 Marquette Basketball Season In One Convenient Infograph

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

Year in Review: Juan Anderson

We’re doing a “Year In Review” series, in which we review how awesome or horrendous or spectacular or spectacularly frustrating each player’s season was. And no, we did not copy Anonymous Eagle’s “Player Reviews” series. Okay, maybe we did. WE’LL MAKE SOME CHANGES ALRIGHT!?!? Anyways, we’ll go by ascending class order, and by alphabetical order in those classes. Up next is Juan Anderson. Stats (hint: … Continue reading Year in Review: Juan Anderson

Categorizing Marquette Fanbase Mindsets

Three straight Sweet Sixteens. One Elite Eight appearance. A top-15 recruiting class. What could’ve gone wrong? Well, a lot, apparently. Sitting at 10-7, Marquette has downright failed to live up to expectations this season. Whether it’s due to the team itself or that, as a spoiled fanbase, we may have set the bar a little high, there’s undoubtedly enough talent on this team to have … Continue reading Categorizing Marquette Fanbase Mindsets

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)

MU picks up commitment from ninth-grade PG Philip Flory

(Flory attending the Wes Matthews Skills Academy on August 25th) Reading Twitter early Saturday evening, I scrolled past a tweet from the VerbalCommits.com account saying something about Marquette. I scrolled back down, and sure enough it said Marquette picked up a commitment from a Wisconsin guard named Philip Flory. Not reading the tweet thoroughly, I quickly opened up a new tab to do research on … Continue reading MU picks up commitment from ninth-grade PG Philip Flory