A Definitive History About How #TheThing Became a Thing

Eric Gebhart (Photo: Marquette Athletics) Imagine this: You are defending one of the best 3-point shooters in the nation, and he has the ball outside of the arc and proceeds to go into his shooting motion. What do you do? You jump and try to contest the shot. But unfortunately for you, he pump fakes and now you are helplessly airborne. As you are about to … Continue reading A Definitive History About How #TheThing Became a Thing

Marquette’s Winter Break: Ups And Downs

Gary Leverton, Staff Writer. Photo: Marquette Athletics Curious how Marquette did over Winter Break? Too embarrassed to ask your friends? Too lazy to look it up and scroll through all those recaps? Well now you don’t have to with our Marquette men’s basketball winter break recap. Take a look at all the ups (there were a few) and the downs (more than most had hoped) of … Continue reading Marquette’s Winter Break: Ups And Downs

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?

Roundtable: Marquette-Providence Preview

Dave Klinger, Editor. Photo: Mark Hoffman, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. We asked three Providence Friars basketball bloggers to participate in a roundtable-like, five-question discussion about tonight’s game. Enjoy the 2,500 words before tuning in at 6:00 PM CT on Fox Sports 1! Huge thanks to Mike Hopkins, Daniel James, and Undercover Friar for participating. Great answers, lots of fun. The link is below. http://www.vavel.com/en-us/ncaa/college-basketball/586885-roundtable-marquette-providence-preview.html (The article is … Continue reading Roundtable: Marquette-Providence Preview

Marquette Must Establish Consistency

John Larson, Staff Writer. Photo: Marquette Athletics. So, it’s just less than a week into Big East play and many Golden Eagles fans are wondering if Marquette basketball even has a chance at making March Madness. Marquette is 0-2 in the conference with disappointing losses to Seton Hall and Georgetown. The schedule is only going to get tougher because the Big East is one of … Continue reading Marquette Must Establish Consistency

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