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  1. 2014 forward Marial Shayok verbally commits to Marquette

    Oct 17, 2013, 10:45 PM EDT

    Buzz Williams

    Just hours after junior college transfer Jameel McKay announced his decision to transfer, Marquette received a verbal commitment from 2014 forward Marial Shayok. Shayok, a 6-foot-6 native of Ottawa, Ontario, attends Blair Academy in New Jersey where he announced his decision. According to many recruiting analysts Marquette and Providence were believed to be Shayok’s top…

  2. Marquette Sweet 16-bound after holding off Butler in tournament’s best game

    Mar 23, 2013, 10:43 PM EDT


    Around this time last season, Marquette was on its way to the Sweet 16 with Big East Player of the Year Jae Crowder and his right-hand man, Darius Johnson-Odom. Three different Marquette assistants sat on the sidelines and guard Vander Blue was a solid producer on a solid Big East team. One year later, Crowder…

  3. Marquette gets share of Big East title on Vander Blue overtime buzzer beater (VIDEO)

    Mar 9, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT

    Vander Blue

    St. John’s stormed back from 10 points down with 2:46 to play in the second half Saturday to force overtime, but No. 17 Marquette was too much in overtime for the young Red Storm. With just over seven seconds remaining in overtime and coming out of a timeout with possession of the ball, Marquette guard…

  4. Pregame Shootaround 2.3.13: Marquette-Louisville sets table for Super Bowl

    Feb 3, 2013, 10:47 AM EDT

    Buzz Williams

    Game of the Day: No. 12 Louisville vs. No. 25 Marquette (2:00 p.m. ET, ESPN) Marquette coach Buzz Williams has his team where few expected it to be after losing key starters Darius Johnson-Odom and Jae Crowder after last season. The Golden Eagles are competing and contending in the Big East, off to a 6-1…

  5. Loose bat at Bradley Center delays Marquette-Providence (GIF)

    Jan 26, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT

    Cooley Towel

    This is one of those special days in college basketball. What we might have missed out on with marquee Top 25 matchups, we can make up for with bizarre on-court events. Take, for example, this scene at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, where a loose bat delayed play because it caused panic every time it…

  6. Bizarre finish gives Marquette 49-48 win over No. 15 Georgetown

    Jan 5, 2013, 5:48 PM EDT

    Georgetown Marquette

    The under-12 minute timeout in the first half of Marquette-Georgetown Saturday afternoon, Marquette led by a score of 5-4. How bad was it? There were flashbacks to Georgetown’s ugly 37-36 win over Tennesse earlier this year. But for as unsightly as the first half of basketball was Saturday at Bradley Center in Milwaukee, the final…

  7. Catholic 7 retain legal counsel following New York meeting Friday

    Jan 4, 2013, 5:12 PM EDT

    Mike Aresco Big East commissioner

    The seven Catholic schools met in New York on Friday, as the non-FBS, Big East schools continue to plan their future. According to the Associated Press, the Catholic 7 announced they have retained Proskauer Rose LLP and Pilson Communications, Inc., following Friday’s meeting. Presidents from St. John’s, Georgetown, Marquette, DePaul, Seton Hall, Providence and Villanova met Friday…

  8. Kevin Ollie said the referees did not cost UConn the game

    Jan 2, 2013, 9:22 AM EDT

    Shabazz Napier

    With UConn up three, Marquette guard Junior Cadougan drained a 30-footer at the buzzer to force overtime Tuesday night in Milwaukee. The Golden Eagles would go on to win 82-76 in the Big East opener. Cadougan’s late-game heroics set up one of the most bizarre plays of the season. To start the extra frame, the…

  9. Catholic 7 schools with a forgettable night on Friday

    Dec 28, 2012, 10:09 PM EDT

    Jay Wright

    Tucker Halpern went off the high screen, fading to the corner. He took a high pass, caught, pump faked Josh Fortune into the air, took a dribble and drained his eighth 3-pointer off the night to give Brown a 69-68 lead with seven seconds remaining. Providence got the ball inside the 3-point line, but Vincent…

  10. Ohio State-Marquette Carrier Classic game canceled due to weather conditions

    Nov 9, 2012, 8:13 PM EDT

    Buzz Williams Carrier Classic

    After a delay of close to an hour, the 2012 Carrier Classic between Marquette and No. 4 Ohio State was canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions. With the game-time temperature hovering just above 50 degrees in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., condensation gathered on the court built aboard the USS Yorktown. Concerns about player safety ultimately led…

  11. Watch as crew assembles floor for 2012 Carrier Classic between Marquette and Ohio State [Video]

    Nov 9, 2012, 6:05 PM EDT

    2012 Carrier Classic

    No. 4 Ohio State tips off against Marquette at 7 p.m. on the NBC Sports Network in the 2012 Carrier Classic. Docked off the coast of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., the game takes place onboard the USS Yorktown, where 8,000 active-duty servicemembers will be in attendance. This year’s Carrier Classic is a double-header, with the Ohio…

  12. Marquette/Ohio State preview: Season kickoff in the Carrier Classic

    Nov 9, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

    Final Four - Ohio State v Kansas

    It’s finally here, folks. The first full day of college basketball games (that actually count) is upon us, with one of the feature games being Marquette versus No. 4 Ohio State in the Carrier Classic at 7 p.m. EST on the NBC Sports Network. The two teams will get down to business aboard the flight…

  13. Marquette’s Todd Mayo declared academically ineligible

    Nov 5, 2012, 9:20 PM EDT

    Todd Mayo

    Big news out of Marquette as guard Todd Mayo was declared academically ineligible, the school announced on Monday. Mayo, brother of O.J. (sounds weird if you don’t know that I don’t mean food), appeared in 35 games as a freshman in 2011-12, averaging 7.9 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2  assists in 21.1 minutes per game…

  14. Marquette releases outtakes reel [Video]

    Sep 18, 2012, 3:47 PM EDT

    Buzz Williams

    Just when you thought you had seen it all in college basketball, you hadn’t yet seen Marquette’s outtake reel. Take some college basketball players, let them act goofy on camera, and you might just have yourself a viral hit. It begins with big man Chris Otule singing some heartfelt R&B and ends with some Christmas…

  15. Former DePaul coach Jerry Wainwright named director of basketball operations at Marquette

    Jun 18, 2012, 7:09 PM EDT

    Jerry Wainwright

    Jerry Wainwright, the former coach of three Division I programs including, most recently, DePaul, has been hired by Buzz Williams to become Marquette’s director of basketball operations, the school announced Monday. “I have known coach since early in my career and have always been humbled by his willingness to share wisdom with me as I…

  16. Indian Hills (Iowa) CC forward Jameel McKay reportedly commits to Marquette

    Jun 2, 2012, 2:31 PM EDT


    Buzz Williams has done well to develop junior-college talent in the past, and it looks like he’ll get another talented transfer from the Class of 2013. Jameel McKay, a 6-8 Milwaukee, Wisc., native, has committed to Marquette, according to and confirmed by other outlets. Before choosing the Golden Eagles, McKay was considering Arkansas, Illinois,…

  17. Trent Lockett will be next season’s most important transfer

    May 9, 2012, 11:32 AM EDT

    Trent Lockett, Garrett Jackson, Eric Strangis

    Marquette made its run to the Sweet 16 on the back of its two key seniors, Darius Johnson-Odom and Big East Player of the Year Jae Crowder. Now that both have departed, the Golden Eagles are losing nearly 36 points and 12 rebounds per game. There may be an answer though, and despite the unfortunate…

  18. Marquette releases center Aaron Durley from letter of intent

    Apr 21, 2012, 9:24 PM EDT


    There was no coaching change, as we will many times see in the “spring transfer season,” but there will be another change at Marquette. The Associated Press is reporting that Marquette head coach Buzz Williams has agreed to release Texas native Aaron Durley from his letter of intent and allow him to sign with another…

  19. Police report gives new details on Marquette club fight

    Apr 7, 2012, 10:02 AM EDT


    A police report obtained through an open records request by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reveals more details than what was originally released in a partial report March 20 about an altercation that allegedly involved members of the Marquette basketball team. In the original report, there was no mention of a fight allegedly involving the players,…

  20. Marquette postgame reminds us why we love Buzz Williams

    Mar 19, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT

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    Buzz Williams is a smooth-talking Texan that has his Marquette Golden Eagles marching on into the Sweet 16, after a win over Murray State. The often quotable Williams shows in the video below that sense of true caring and connecting with his players that have made him such a likeable figure in college basketball. The…

  21. Marquette slams door shut on BYU, gets blowout win

    Mar 15, 2012, 5:37 PM EDT

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    It took Marquette 38 minutes to slam the door shut on BYU, but when they did, it was with authority. The Cougars were within ten points with three minutes to play, but a lightning-quick ten-point Marquette run over the span of two minutes put the game out of reach, giving the Golden Eagles an 88-68…

  22. Louisville upsets No. 9 Marquette, so can we trust them?

    Mar 8, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT

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    NEW YORK–Louisville would have had to pull an upset on Thursday night if they wanted people to talk about something other than their new electric-orange uniforms. And they did. Rick Pitino’s Cardinals never trailed against No. 9 Marquette at Madison Square Garden, on their way to an 84-71 victory in New York City. “I thought…