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

“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)

How Can Marquette Crash March Madness? (Part 1)

“Umm, will we even make the tournament?” This lingering question has been badgering Marquette fans more and more with each bad loss. Simply receiving an invite to March Madness has become every Marquette fan’s dream escape from this nightmare of a season, regardless of opponent, seed or even outcome of the actual games. So, will we make it? Unfortunately, it’s likely that we won’t. But this … Continue reading How Can Marquette Crash March Madness? (Part 1)

Three Reasons Why Vander Blue is Destined to Succeed in Philadelphia

Marquette fans were finally able to exhale over a week ago when news broke that Vander Blue had agreed to a partially-guaranteed contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. Blue’s signing turns around what started out as a tumultuous offseason for the former Marquette guard, which included forgoing his senior year for the NBA Draft only to find his name uncalled. But drafted-or-not is not as big … Continue reading Three Reasons Why Vander Blue is Destined to Succeed in Philadelphia