Vote MU Alumni To Play In Amateur Tournament

Dave Klinger, Editor. Photo: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images North America Have you ever wished to see Marquette basketball alumni suit up once again for the Golden Eagles? Your wish can soon be granted. Former Marquette forward Daniel Fitzgerald is recruiting fellow program alumni to play in The Basketball Tournament (TBT), an amateur basketball tournament with a first-place prize of $2 million. While they wouldn’t play in the familiar confines … Continue reading Vote MU Alumni To Play In Amateur Tournament

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

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

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

WOJO COMPLETES COACHING STAFF WITH HOME RUN HIRE

Guess who’s back? (91 victories, 2 NCAA Tournament appearances, 1 Final Four). He’s back. (Shaggy brown hair that never seemed to truly settle in one place). Back again. (6th all-time scorer). Tell a friend. And tell them that Travis Diener, one of the most relentless competitors the school has ever witnessed, is coming back to Marquette. Not as a player, as many would’ve wished, but … Continue reading WOJO COMPLETES COACHING STAFF WITH HOME RUN HIRE

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

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