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?

Who Will Lead Marquette In Scoring?

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. Photo: Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Who will lead Marquette in scoring? It’s a question that isn’t important as much as it is interesting. Will Duane Wilson, the team’s leading returnee in scoring, default as the new squad’s go-to guy? Or will Henry Ellenson, the prized, freshman power-forward, storm through the Bradley Center gates as the team’s most overwhelming force on the offensive end? … Continue reading Who Will Lead Marquette In Scoring?

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?

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

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

Former MU Players Stand Out in NBA Summer League

A number of former Marquette players are currently participating in the NBA Summer League, an annual event in Vegas where first and second-round draft picks are tossed into an arena of scrubs and told to put a ball in a hoop (and are also allowed to familiarize themselves with the Vegas lifestyle after these amateurish matches conclude). Unfortunately, most of these former Golden Eagles fall … Continue reading Former MU Players Stand Out in NBA Summer League