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?

Three Goals: How Marquette Can Crash March Madness

Author: Dave Klinger, david.klinger@marquette.edu. Photo: USA Today. Hello, everyone! I am Dave, the editor of MarquetteNation.com. I wrote today’s article on a different platform, VAVEL.com. The website asked me to write things for them about Marquette basketball, so I agreed. I will post links to my #mubb-related writings on MarquetteNation.com and will continue to update it with articles from my minions (other writers). Anyways, here it … Continue reading Three Goals: How Marquette Can Crash March Madness

Six Things We Learned From Non-Conference Play

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Halfway done and we’re still alive. Not in terms of predictions, but technicalities. And here’s why: Outside of Omaha, Marquette has beaten everyone it should and lost to everyone it shouldn’t have. We were in the same situation last year, and everyone knows how awful that turned out, but then again… …we have Luke Fischer now, who turned out to … Continue reading Six Things We Learned From Non-Conference Play

Coach Wojo, Derrick Wilson, And Matt Carlino Preview MU’s Exhibition, Season

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Tomorrow’s exhibition game versus Division III Wisconsin Lutheran will be the last time Marquette plays publicly before its first real test against Tennessee-Martin on the 14th. As with the season in general, it’s tough to pinpoint what to expect from the match (besides a win in this case), especially in consideration of the New Coach Factor and the amount of … Continue reading Coach Wojo, Derrick Wilson, And Matt Carlino Preview MU’s Exhibition, Season

Marquette Madness Preview

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. TODAY’S THE DAY. And for the second day in a row, it’s okay to lose your mind — or go nuts, or go bonkers, or whatever other slang your native people use. Yesterday, consensus top-10 recruit Henry Ellenson committed to Marquette over Kentucky and Michigan State (yes, you read that correctly), and today is Marquette Madness, the pep rally and … Continue reading Marquette Madness Preview

“Can Marquette Still Make The NCAA Tournament?” + Post-Game Relatable Media Rodeo

We all know that guy. The guy who believes this team has quality wins. The guy who believes we have a chance at the Big East Tournament title. The guy who believes we’d go 31-0 if Vander stayed. The guy who, despite numerous indications otherwise, believes we’re still a bubble team. Nothing seems able to wake him from his deep sleep of seemingly eternal optimism. Is this … Continue reading “Can Marquette Still Make The NCAA Tournament?” + Post-Game Relatable Media Rodeo

How Can Marquette Crash March Madness? (Part 2)

For Part 1 of this article, click here. Below is the schedule and seeding matchups for the Big East Tournament: As long as we don’t fall past 6th in the Big East, it’ll take three wins for us to win the conference championship. If the season ended today, we’d be a 5 seed playing Xavier. With a win, we’d be playing Nova next. With another win … Continue reading How Can Marquette Crash March Madness? (Part 2)