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

Analyzing Marquette’s Non-Conference Schedule

It’s that time of the year again. While many wade the tips of their toes in ocean waters, bathe their parched mouths with piƱa coladas, and melt their cranium by attempting to sit through an entire baseball game, college basketball sneaks through the door without making a noise — usually done by subtly releasing non-conference schedules, of course. Unless you’re the type of guy who … Continue reading Analyzing Marquette’s Non-Conference Schedule

Creighton vs. Marquette Preview

Simply “pumped” is not an adequate term to describe the demeanor of Marquette fans on this glorious day. We’re uncontrollably ecstatic. Hell, I may even punch someone. I’m sure someone’s already done it, and whoever did probably had a pretty good reason in doing so. Why? BECAUSE WE PLAY CREIGHTON AT HOME TONIGHT IN THE BIGGEST GAME OF THE SEASON/CENTURY!!!!!!! Alright. Deep breaths. If you … Continue reading Creighton vs. Marquette Preview

Reassessing Preseason Player Predictions

Marquette kicked off the last third of the season on Thursday with an 11-point victory over Providence. Four months ago, that seemed like quite the easy prediction. As for the fact that the win only boosted Marquette to 12-9, and 4-4 in the Big East? Or that two days later, Marquette got absolutely bulldozed by St. John’s to put them back under .500 in conference? … Continue reading Reassessing Preseason Player Predictions

Marquette vs. Villanova Preview

Today’s the day. Coming off a thrilling overtime victory against Georgetown, Marquette will have another chance to boost their resume today with a home matchup against #4 Villanova. Sitting at 11-8 overall and 3-3 in conference play, today’s game might be a deciding factor in terms of tourney hopes for a team that had looked beyond hopeless for a good chunk of the season. A … Continue reading Marquette vs. Villanova Preview

Indiana transfer Luke Fischer picks Marquette

THE BREAK: I am excited to say I will be transferring to Marquette University to play for Coach Williams and the Golden Eagles — Luke Fischer (@Bigfishy40) January 5, 2014 BACKGROUND CHECK: Luke Fischer is a freshman center who was previously enrolled in the Indiana Hoosiers program. The 6’11, 230-pound Wisconsin native was a 4-star recruit at Germantown High School, and had previously considered Indiana, … Continue reading Indiana transfer Luke Fischer picks Marquette