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

Deonte Burton, John Dawson Transferring From Marquette

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Sophomores Deonte Burton and John Dawson are transferring from Marquette, confirmed by the school and both players. Burton, a 6-4, 240 pound forward, was averaging 6.4 points and 16.1 minutes per contest. After a promising freshman campaign, many expected him to star for the Golden Eagles this year, but instead fans witnessed his struggles with defense and aggressiveness until he … Continue reading Deonte Burton, John Dawson Transferring From Marquette

2014-15 Marquette Basketball Season Preview

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. We’re back. After enduring one of the most heartbreaking seasons in recent Marquette basketball history and possibly the most suspenseful, frustrating, yet thrilling month of March for a team that didn’t qualify for a postseason tournament, we can exhale, unwind in our chairs, and not only say that we made it, but hey, it was worth it too. Hair-thinning, stomach-turning, … Continue reading 2014-15 Marquette Basketball Season Preview

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

Scoring predictions for upcoming season

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Seventy-two. It’s the amount of points that Marquette averaged per game last season. It’s also, however, the percentage of those points it lost from roster turnover. Seventy-two percent of seventy-two is fifty-two, the total amount of points that this season’s team faces the issue of replacing. It’s not an issue of “how,” but “who,” as the squad enters the season … Continue reading Scoring predictions for upcoming season

Big East matchups released, completing 2014-15 schedule

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. We’re one step closer to the season! The Big East finally released its men’s basketball schedule, after what seemed a longer period of time than Chris Otule’s college basketball career. Since Marquette revealed its non-conference games a number of weeks ago, the entire schedule for the upcoming season is complete, and sits below this paragraph for your convenience. Initial thoughts: … Continue reading Big East matchups released, completing 2014-15 schedule