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

How Can Marquette Overcome Lack Of Size?

Dave Klinger, Editor. Photo: Benny Sieu/USA TODAY Sports  Henry Ellenson is a perfect fit for Marquette’s roster. As a 6’11” big who can stretch the floor, he fills a dire need for protecting the rim, rebounding the ball, and spacing the offense. From a basketball standpoint, it’s a shame that Ellenson is a missing piece, and that’s because he is, as of June 23rd, also a … Continue reading How Can Marquette Overcome Lack Of Size?

So….What About Next Year?

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Well, that kind of sucked. It’s not like we expected this year’s team to do anything, so no one’s necessarily unhappy with the season. It just sucked. And now, we’re ready for some not-sucking in Marquette basketball. Will that happen next year? Let’s back that question up: What will the team look like next year? Good evening, ladies and gents, … Continue reading So….What About Next Year?

Todd Mayo Leaves Marquette to Pursue Professional Career

Todd Mayo has decided to leave the Marquette program to pursue a professional basketball career either overseas or in the NBA D-League, multiple sources have confirmed. “I’m looking forward to the D-League and just learning and getting better,” Mayo told RealGM, who first reported the story. Later on, Mayo confirmed the reports himself via his Twitter account. Just ready for everything to start, I feel … Continue reading Todd Mayo Leaves Marquette to Pursue Professional Career

RECRUITING BREAKDOWN, UPDATES

Recruiting has been wild lately, hasn’t it? And when recruiting heats up, so does confusion, so let’s break down everything you need to know in one convenient article. Click names for either their recruiting profiles or stats at previous colleges. RECENT PICKUPS: Wally Ellenson (transfer) Athletic guard from Minnesota with two years of eligibility left, but that’s not as important as the fact that he’s … Continue reading RECRUITING BREAKDOWN, UPDATES

MARQUETTE DREAM TEAM CREATOR — 2000S/2010S EDITION

It’s a long, long offseason. Here are the ground rules: 1. We chose the five best players at each position from the 2000s and 2010s eras, since comparing Dwyane Wade to Butch Lee and Darius Johnson-Odom to Glenn Anton Rivers and such wouldn’t be too fair. 2. Since we’re empty-handed at center and loaded at the forward and guard positions, we labeled the positions as point … Continue reading MARQUETTE DREAM TEAM CREATOR — 2000S/2010S EDITION

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