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

Analyzing The 2014-15 Marquette Basketball Season In One Convenient Infograph

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. So, here’s our analysis on every single game we already played and every single game we (unfortunately) still have to play: We’re terrible. After this season, no turning back. Because cool guys don’t look at explosions. And this season is definitely an explosion. And we are definitely cool guys. Welcome to Marquette Nation – a blog and twitter feed of … Continue reading Analyzing The 2014-15 Marquette Basketball Season In One Convenient Infograph

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

Marquette Madness Preview

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. TODAY’S THE DAY. And for the second day in a row, it’s okay to lose your mind — or go nuts, or go bonkers, or whatever other slang your native people use. Yesterday, consensus top-10 recruit Henry Ellenson committed to Marquette over Kentucky and Michigan State (yes, you read that correctly), and today is Marquette Madness, the pep rally and … Continue reading Marquette Madness Preview

Big East matchups released, completing 2014-15 schedule

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. We’re one step closer to the season! The Big East finally released its men’s basketball schedule, after what seemed a longer period of time than Chris Otule’s college basketball career. Since Marquette revealed its non-conference games a number of weeks ago, the entire schedule for the upcoming season is complete, and sits below this paragraph for your convenience. Initial thoughts: … Continue reading Big East matchups released, completing 2014-15 schedule

And Then There Were Two…

If you read our previous article, which attempted to create rankings on teams that Marquette fans hate, you wouldn’t have been surprised to find the battle for the top spot was between the Wisconsin Badgers and Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The second had been a rival for countless years by sharing membership in the old Big East Conference and for being our Midwest, Catholic university … Continue reading And Then There Were Two…

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 piña 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