Shaka Smart-To-Marquette Reports Came From Student Journalist

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel now tells us Shaka Smart is not likely to take the head basketball coaching position at Marquette. Why, then, were TV stations in Milwaukee all breathlessly reporting the breaking news that he'd be the new leader of the Golden Eagles? A source inside one of those newsrooms tells us this… » 3/25/14 5:11pm 3/25/14 5:11pm

Alleged Drunk Driver Seriously Injures Voice Of Marquette Basketball…

Steve "The Homer" True, a Milwaukee sports-talk personality and the longtime radio voice of Marquette basketball, sustained a serious head injury yesterday morning when the car he was driving was struck by an alleged drunk driver. As of last night, according to TV station WISN, True was listed in critical condition at… » 11/14/13 3:32pm 11/14/13 3:32pm

Your Marquette-Syracuse Open Thread [UPDATE: Now it's a Wichita…

If you're watching at home, feel free to participate however you want—we put a big yelling Baye Keita Cleanthony Early picture up there in case you'd rather annotate something, or just yak about whatever in the discussion—and enjoy this last and pleasantly coincidental gasp of the Big East as we know it, in an arena… » 3/30/13 4:35pm 3/30/13 4:35pm

What's Next For The Big East's Non-Football Schools?

So what do the Big East's non-football schools do now that they've pulled the old it's-not-you-it's-me routine and broken up with the Big East? They can form their own seven-team conference, but a basketball league with Georgetown, Villanova, and Marquette isn't all that appealing when it also only includes St.… » 12/14/12 6:40pm 12/14/12 6:40pm

The Jovial, Bleak, Affectionate Bully That Was Rick Majerus Simply…

Today, a week after his death, many of Rick Majerus' friends, former players and colleagues gathered to wish the basketball coach farewell from this mortal coil. Del Harris and George Karl were reportedly there, as was Glenn Rivers, whose nickname Majerus pinned on him years ago when he saw the young man wearing a… » 12/08/12 10:20pm 12/08/12 10:20pm

As It Turns Out, Outdoor Basketball On A Hardwood Floor In November Is…

Last night, the daytime temperature in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina was 69 degrees, followed by a nighttime low of 34 degrees. If we understand condensation correctly, water droplets form on hard surfaces when the temperature of the surface drops below the dew point of the air which is in contact with the surface.… » 11/10/12 9:45am 11/10/12 9:45am

The Carrier Classic Is Back, And It's Still Gorgeous

It's the second year for the Carrier Classic, the season tip-off played on the deck of an aircraft carrier. Tonight, the Notre Dame and Ohio State women play first on the USS Yorktown in Charleston Harbor, with the Marquette and OSU men to follow. One day, if they keep doing this, it's going to get old. It's going to… » 11/09/12 6:35pm 11/09/12 6:35pm

Marquette Coach Buzz Williams Flirted With Death By Dancing In Front Of…

Given that Morgantown is a place where they murder people with bows and arrows, Marquette head basketball coach Buzz Williams probably wasn't smart when he decided to dance a solo tango on the WVU court after the Golden Eagles' 61-60 win over the Mountaineers last night. (It didn't help that he was dancing in time… » 2/25/12 11:15am 2/25/12 11:15am

NCAA First Round: (6) Marquette vs. (11) Utah State

West Region: No. 6 Marquette (24-9) vs. No. 11 Utah State (30-4)
When: Friday, 12:30 p.m., EDT
Where: Taco Bell Arena, Boise, Idaho


1) More Dominic James Melodrama The oft-maligned Dominic James was Marquette's most important player, despite Doug Gottlieb-esque 46% free throw shooting. In his… » 3/19/09 9:55am 3/19/09 9:55am