LSU Provides Marquette Opportunity For Redemption

Author: Gary Leverton, gary.leverton@marquette.edu. Photo: Marquette Athletics. Marquette looked pitiful against Iowa on Thursday night at the Bradley Center. Unmotivated. Lack of focus. Bad. Whatever phrase you want to use, Marquette appeared to be a team that might be worse than last year’s team. At least they were competitive. Thank god college basketball provides plenty of chances for redemption, and Marquette has an excellent opportunity … Continue reading LSU Provides Marquette Opportunity For Redemption

Marquette Offseason Bits, Day 80 — 5/31/15

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Seventy-eight days have passed since we published our last column. And we’re sorry — really — but last year was a rebuilding season, so no one cares about a game recap when the team is sliding down its second six-game losing streak. And the people especially do not care about poor performance when the team was expected to be, well, … Continue reading Marquette Offseason Bits, Day 80 — 5/31/15

It’s Going To Be A Long Year

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. How could we make the same mistake twice in a row? I’m not saying Marquette is doomed. I’m not saying the team’s issues are completely unfixable. But as of now, three games into the season, it seems as if we overestimated the Golden Eagles’ potential for the second straight season. Oh, sure, we stated all the necessary precautions. We underlined … Continue reading It’s Going To Be A Long Year

What Team Do We Hate The Most?

Well, obviously, Wisconsin. But how much do we, as supporters of the Marquette Golden Eagles, despise Bucky Badger and his red-and-white minions? What other schools do we steer our children away from attending? And how much do we take a hating to these universities compared to Madison? — although, maybe we should start takin’ it easy on our lil’ brother, since we recently beat ’em … Continue reading What Team Do We Hate The Most?

Orlando Classic Analysis and Predictions

After millenniums of human evolution, which included the inventions of basic math, the wheel, and Windows 95, the Orlando Classic committee finally released the full bracket to their ESPN-sponsored tournament, matching up Marquette with Georgia Tech in the first round and, barring a wild upset from Rider, an intriguing game with Michigan State in the second. Before we lay down any predictions, let’s preview the … Continue reading Orlando Classic Analysis and Predictions

Fixing Marquette’s Seemingly Unfixable Problems

If you follow the #mubb hashtag on Twitter, or maybe just happened to witness the 75-68 heart-breaking, self-imploding, brain-exploding loss to New Mexico, it’s more than likely you’ve got an idea of what us fans are going through at this moment. First off, it’s a fact that about 87% of Marquette fans didn’t sleep last night. And the 13% who did had recurring nightmares of … Continue reading Fixing Marquette’s Seemingly Unfixable Problems

Marquette vs. Ohio State Preview

This may not be how we initially anticipated Marquette vs. Ohio State (see: cancelled Carrier Classic, 2012), but if anything, this is better. Bradley Center. Saturday afternoon. #10 vs. #17. Really, this home-court atmosphere is going to be better than anything we could’ve possibly imagined. If you aren’t able to make the trip, be sure to catch it on Fox at noon central time. Until then, … Continue reading Marquette vs. Ohio State Preview