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

INTERVIEW: Cam Marotta Is Marquette

Dave Klinger (Photo: Marquette Athletics) In Cam Marotta’s locker sits a sign from strength coach Todd Smith that reads: “What did you do to make the team better today?” As a walk-on for the Marquette men’s basketball team, Marotta plays a big role every day — on and off the court. He’s always in the gym with different groups of players. He strives to be a vocal leader … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Cam Marotta Is Marquette

Interview: Christian Vital Rising In Recruiting Rankings

Dave Klinger, Editor. Photo: CoxHub.com, New England Recruiting Report Marquette head coach Steve Wojciechowski visited earlier today Christian Vital, a three-star shooting guard from Queens, New York, and member of St. Thomas More School’s prep basketball team in Connecticut. Vital decommitted recently from UNLV and has since heard from UConn, Cincinnati, Dayton, Providence, Iowa, West Virginia, Alabama, Marquette, Butler, Louisville, and Tulsa, according to ESPN’s … Continue reading Interview: Christian Vital Rising In Recruiting Rankings

Six Marquette Tweets Of The Week

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. It’s hard to write articles. It’s easy to tweet. We’re combining the two so we can release more information through this website. Mkay? Carlino’s Game Winner Now THIS is how you win a game. Marquette's Matt Carlino with the huge game-winning three: https://t.co/TjeRVK0wzS — CBS Sports Network (@CBSSportsNet) January 15, 2015 Reaction To Above Game Winner: “Mom Made Pizza Rolls!” … Continue reading Six Marquette Tweets Of The Week

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

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