Vanderbilt Preview, With SB Nation’s Anchor of Gold

Dave Klinger (Photo: Marquette Athletics) It’s game day. Your Marquette Golden Eagles face the Vanderbilt Commodores tonight at the U.S. Naval Academy in the Veterans Classic tip-off at 5:30 CT on CBS Sports Network. In an effort to preview the opponent, we spoke with SB Nation’s Anchor of Gold. Why will Vanderbilt win? AOG: New Vanderbilt head coach Bryce Drew emphasizes defense and rebounding, and the latter is … Continue reading Vanderbilt Preview, With SB Nation’s Anchor of Gold

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

Big East Preview, Predictions

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Here we go again. For the second straight season, the Big East enters the year having lost more than it gained over the offseason. Last year, it lost a number of storied programs that had helped build the league into the perennial hardwood superpower it once was. Now, it loses some familiar standout players that barely kept the league afloat … Continue reading Big East Preview, Predictions

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)

Big East Conference Predictions, Plus Pre-Season BE Awards

We’re still 24 days from the Marquette season opener, but since Big East Media Day is tomorrow, now seems like the right time to make our pre-season conference award predictions. The official preseason awards (as voted on by the coaches) come out tomorrow at 7:30 a.m, so in the spirit of the offseason, we’ll give out our own virtual and meaningless preseason awards – plus … Continue reading Big East Conference Predictions, Plus Pre-Season BE Awards

Marquette Madness, Ahmed Hill Commitment Briefs – (MU Weekend Series Pt. 1)

This is part one of a three-part “Marquette Weekend” series. For part two, click here. What a weekend for Marquette basketball fans, and it all started Friday night at the Al. Whether it lived up to its yearly hype or not, Marquette Madness once again proved itself a great night for all participating and attending. But as for this year, no one seemed to have … Continue reading Marquette Madness, Ahmed Hill Commitment Briefs – (MU Weekend Series Pt. 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