Vanderbilt Preview, With SB Nation’s Anchor of Gold

Dave Klinger (Photo: Marquette Athletics) It’s game day. Your Marquette Golden Eagles face the Vanderbilt Commodores tonight at the U.S. Naval Academy in the Veterans Classic tip-off at 5:30 CT on CBS Sports Network. In an effort to preview the opponent, we spoke with SB Nation’s Anchor of Gold. Why will Vanderbilt win? AOG: New Vanderbilt head coach Bryce Drew emphasizes defense and rebounding, and the latter is … Continue reading Vanderbilt Preview, With SB Nation’s Anchor of Gold

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

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?

Marquette Victorious Over Presbyterian Despite Dreadful Shooting

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Photo: Morry Gash, AP. “Woooaaah, where’s the article?” It’s under here. (“Under where?” Haha, you said underwear!) http://www.vavel.com/en-us/ncaa/college-basketball/583466-marquette-victorious-over-presbyterian-despite-dreadful-shooting.html Remember: I’m writing articles for VAVEL.com/en-us because they promised me press credentials for basketball games. I’m just trying to chill in the media section so I can tweet about how cool and official I am. I am still churning out cutting-edge analysis … Continue reading Marquette Victorious Over Presbyterian Despite Dreadful Shooting

Player Reviews From Italy Trip

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Photo: Marquette Athletics. Marquette just concluded its basketball trip in Italy, in which it finished 4-0 against foreign teams that ranged from decent to poor competition. It was a great team bonding experience and a chance to practice the offensive and defensive concepts the staff introduced in the valuable ten full-team practices that the trip allows. Although it’s nearly impossible … Continue reading Player Reviews From Italy Trip

Summer Workouts — Pictures & Videos, Interviews With Wojo

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Photo: Marquette Athletics. Summer has turned the corner and, sooner or later, so will Marquette hoops. In the meantime, Duane Wilson, Jajuan Johnson, Traci Carter, Sandy Cohen and Sacar Anim are participating in summer workouts at the Al McGuire Center (Luke Fischer is also in attendance, but he’s rehabbing his injured shoulder). Summer workouts are group drills and individual workouts … Continue reading Summer Workouts — Pictures & Videos, Interviews With Wojo

Marquette Offseason Bits, Day 80 — 5/31/15

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Seventy-eight days have passed since we published our last column. And we’re sorry — really — but last year was a rebuilding season, so no one cares about a game recap when the team is sliding down its second six-game losing streak. And the people especially do not care about poor performance when the team was expected to be, well, … Continue reading Marquette Offseason Bits, Day 80 — 5/31/15