What would a win at Xavier mean for Marquette?

Dave Klinger (Photo: Marquette Athletics) A win tonight at Xavier would mean… Marquette finishes only as low as sixth (which would happen if Seton Hall beat Butler) Marquette finishes as high as third (which would happen if Butler beat Seton Hall, Marquette beats Creighton, and St. John’s beats Providence) And, in not finishing seventh, Marquette avoids the first round of the Big East Tournament… …and instead … Continue reading What would a win at Xavier mean for Marquette?

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

How Can Marquette Overcome Lack Of Size?

Dave Klinger, Editor. Photo: Benny Sieu/USA TODAY Sports  Henry Ellenson is a perfect fit for Marquette’s roster. As a 6’11” big who can stretch the floor, he fills a dire need for protecting the rim, rebounding the ball, and spacing the offense. From a basketball standpoint, it’s a shame that Ellenson is a missing piece, and that’s because he is, as of June 23rd, also a … Continue reading How Can Marquette Overcome Lack Of Size?

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

What’s Next For Marquette?

Dave Klinger, Editor. Photo: Marquette Athletics See the post below to find out what’s next for Marquette. http://www.vavel.com/en-us/ncaa/college-basketball/614394-whats-next-for-marquette.html Why is the article linked to VAVEL.com/en-us? Our editor, Dave Klinger, is writing for them because it is a platform more focused on journalism than blogging. Same great content, one click away. Tweet us your thoughts at @mubbnation, or comment below. Continue reading What’s Next For Marquette?

Providence Preview: Five Fouls

Editor: Dave Klinger. Photo: Marquette Athletics We chatted with Providence basketball guru Daniel James to preview tonight’s game against the Friars. It’s called Five Fouls, an article in which we argued which team has the better whatever–coach, star player, team, city, and all that. Link’s below! http://www.coxhub.com/articles/five-fouls-with-marquette-nation Tweet us your thoughts at @mubbnation, or comment below. Continue reading Providence Preview: Five Fouls

Is Marquette An NCAA Tournament Team?

Gary Leverton, Staff Writer. Photo: Marquette Athletics 12-6 and 2-4. Reasonable, but not great. Some potential, but not tournament worthy. In a season that has seen Marquette beat Providence at their place, get blown out by Seton Hall, and rally from an 18 point deficit early against Villanova only to get cold in the second half and lose by 15, what should be made of this … Continue reading Is Marquette An NCAA Tournament Team?