Marquette Rumors & News

  • South Carolina runs away from Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "GREENVILLE, S.C. -- South Carolina put on a second-half show for the home-state fans Friday night. Sindarius Thornwell scored 29 points, leading a big second half for the seventh-seeded Gamecocks in a 93-73 victory over 10th-seeded Marquette in an NCAA Tournament East Region first-round game..." March 18

  • Seton Hall tops Marquette in Big East quarterfinals

    The Sports Xchange "Khadeen Carrington scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half to lead Seton Hall, which advanced to the semifinals of the Big East Tournament with an 82-76 victory over Marquette Thursday afternoon at New York's Madison Square Garden. The Pirates (20-10) advance to face top-seed Villanova..." March 09

  • Marquette completes sweep of Creighton

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Jajuan Johnson scored 20 points as Marquette finished off a season sweep of Creighton with a 91-83 victory Saturday afternoon at the Bradley Center. Johnson hit 7 of 13 shots and knocked down four 3-pointers to lead the Golden Eagles, who also got 18 from Markus Howard, 13 from..." March 04

  • Marquette sends Xavier to sixth consecutive loss

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Andrew Rowsey scored 20 points and Jajuan Johnson added 19 as Marquette had five players in double figures in a 95-84 victory over reeling Xavier on Wednesday night at Cintas Center. Marquette (18-11, 9-8 Big East) kept alive its hopes of earning the No. 3 seed in the upcoming..." March 02

  • Friars rally from 12 down, beat Golden Eagles

    The Sports Xchange "Rodney Bullock converted his second late tip-in with 19.9 seconds left and Providence rallied from 12 points down to score a 73-69 Big East home victory over Marquette in a battle of NCAA Tournament bubble teams on Saturday. The Friars, winning their fourth straight, held the Golden Eagles..." February 25

  • Marquette rely on 3-pointers to sink St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "Marquette kept its NCAA Tournament hopes alive Tuesday night, hitting 12 of 24 3-point attempts in a 93-71 victory over St. John's at the Bradley Center. Golden Eagles coach Steve Wojciechowski stayed with his new starting lineup that included Duane Wilson, Sam Hauser and Matt Heldt after it..." February 21

  • Freshman's nine 3-pointers carry Marquette past Xavier

    The Sports Xchange "Seventeen-year-old freshman Markus Howard tied a program record with nine 3-pointers and scored 34 points as Marquette snapped a two-game losing streak with an 83-61 rout of Xavier on Saturday night at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Howard became just the second true freshman in Marquette..." February 18

  • Georgetown snaps losing streak with easy win over Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "James Govan scored 23 points and L.J. Peak added 20 as Georgetown snapped a two-game losing streak with a decisive 80-62 victory over Marquette on Saturday afternoon at the Verizon Center in Washington. The Golden Eagles (15-10, 6-7 Big East) had no answer for Govan, who also grabbed eight..." February 11

  • No. 22 Butler rebounds with win over Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- With a two-game losing streak and a week to prepare for Marquette, the Butler Bulldogs relied on their seniors to set the tone during practice. And when it looked as if a late-game swoon would doom the Bulldogs to their first-ever three-game losing streak during the Chris..." February 08

  • Marquette beats DePaul from long range

    The Sports Xchange "Marquette drilled 14 3-pointers to roll to a 92-79 Big East victory over DePaul on Saturday afternoon at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. Junior forward Andrew Rowsey, who scored 22 points, came off the bench to hit 5 of 6 3-pointers to lead the way for the Golden Eagles (15-8, 6-5 in the..." February 04

  • Ahmed, St. John's down Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "Bashir Ahmed scored 23 points to lead St. John's to an 86-72 victory over Marquette on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. Shamorie Ponds added 17, Marcus LoVett scored 14 and Kassoum Yakwe added 14 for the Red Storm (11-13, 5-6 Big East). St. John's made 10 of 24 3-point..." February 01

  • Providence hangs on to win at Marquette for first time

    The Sports Xchange "Providence won a road game at Marquette for the first time in program history Saturday as Kyron Cartwright scored 18 points to lead the Friars to a 79-78 victory over the Golden Eagles at the Bradley Center. The Friars (14-9, 4-6 Big East) shot 49.1 percent and hit 11 of 20 3-pointers while..." January 28

  • No. 1 Villanova falls at Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- The consensus No. 1 ranking was there for the taking Tuesday night for the Villanova Wildcats, the top-ranked team in The Associated Press poll but No. 2 in the coaches' poll. But the Wildcats couldn't cash in on West Virginia's upset of Kansas; they blew a 13-point lead over..." January 24

  • Marquette stuns No. 7 Creighton

    The Sports Xchange "OMAHA, Neb. -- A minimal number of misses Saturday led Marquette to an emphatic 102-94 Big East Conference upset over No. 7-ranked Creighton. In handing the Bluejays their second loss of the season, it was more about how Marquette's offense performed more than who wasn't in the lineup for..." January 21

  • Traci Carter transfers to La Salle from Marquette

    Campus Sports "La Salle gained a little backcourt depth in guard Traci Carter. The former Marquette Golden Eagle has confirmed that he will transfer to La Salle after playing in eight games for Marquette this season. The former Golden Eagle started four games this season and averaged 3.6 assists per game. He..." January 17

  • No. 13 Butler storms back, stuns Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- The Butler basketball team got the message loud and clear from coach Chris Holtmann at halftime. "At halftime Coach was very upset with us defensively and offensively in the first half," junior forward Kelan Martin said. "We know we could guard better. We had to take better..." January 16

  • Marquette routs DePaul behind Rowsey's 24

    The Sports Xchange "Andrew Rowsey made six 3-pointers and scored 24 points as Marquette cruised to an 83-58 victory over DePaul Saturday afternoon at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Rowsey's scoring anchored a 53-point effort from the Golden Eagles' bench, which also included career-high 19 points from Katin..." January 14

  • Marquette tops Seton Hall to snap skid

    The Sports Xchange "Markus Howard sank four 3-pointers and finished with 22 points as Marquette snapped a two-game losing streak with an 89-86 overtime victory over Seton Hall Wednesday night at the Bradley Center. Howard knocked down eight of 17 shots overall to pace a Golden Eagles offense that connected at a..." January 11

  • SMU transfer Harry Froling picks Marquette

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Less than 24 hours after a two-day visit to Milwaukee, SMU transfer Harry Froling, a 6-foot-11, 260-pound freshman center, has decided to join the Marquette men's basketball program and will enroll for the spring semester, according to multiple reports and confirmed by the Journal..." January 11

  • No. 1 Villanova rebounds to rout Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- Villanova lost five games last season, but still managed to capture the program's second national championship. It's how a team responds following a loss that speaks volumes. This happened last season time and again with the fifth loss coming to Seton Hall in the Big East..." January 07

  • Carrington carries Seton Hall past Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "Khadeen Carrington was quiet for the first 19 minutes, 30 seconds on Sunday before he took over in the last 30 seconds and saved Seton Hall. The team's leading scorer came through with the final six points, including a three-point play with 24 seconds left, as Seton Hall edged Marquette..." January 01

  • Marquette dumps Georgetown in Big East opener

    The Sports Xchange "Markus Howard scored 23 points and Jajuan Johnson added 20 to lead Marquette to a 76-66 Big East victory over Georgetown in a conference opener for both teams on Wednesday at Milwaukee's BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Golden Eagles (10-3, 1-0) won their third straight and eighth in nine..." December 29

  • Marquette coasts to 89-56 victory

    The Sports Xchange "Haanif Cheatham scored 19 points to lead Marquette to a 89-56 victory over Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville on Wednesday night at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Cheatham hit 8 of 10 shots from the field to pace a Golden Eagles offense that shot 53.3 percent from the floor and..." December 21

  • Rowsey's 3-point barrage sends Marquette past St. Francis (Pa.)

    The Sports Xchange "Andrew Rowsey knocked down six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points to lead Marquette to a 78-65 victory over St. Francis (Pa.) Tuesday night at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The Golden Eagles hit 13 of 29 3-pointers, but after starting 6-for-7 from beyond the arc, hit just one of their..." December 19

  • No. 17 Wisconsin rallies past Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- A lot has changed for Wisconsin Badgers in the year since Marquette walked out of the Kohl Center after a stunning 57-55 upset. The Badgers got a new coach, turned around what looked to be a lost season and made a run back to the Sweet 16. But a year later, the sour taste left..." December 10

  • Marquette holds off Fresno State

    The Sports Xchange "Sam Hauser scored 19 points and Luke Fischer recorded 10 of his 18 points in the second half as Marquette held off Fresno State 84-81 on Tuesday in Milwaukee for its fifth straight victory. The Bulldogs' Terrell Carter and Cullen Russo combined for 26 second-half points but that wasn't..." December 06

  • Late run pushes Marquette over Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "Sparked by 3-pointers from Markus Howard and Sam Hauser, Marquette used a late 11-0 run to break open a two-point game and score an 89-79 win over Georgia before a "Black Out" crowd at Stegman Coliseum. The Golden Eagles made a season-high 14 3-pointers. Hauser had four 3-pointers and led..." December 04

  • Marquette flirts with history in win over Western Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Marquette flirted with its history book Wednesday night, nearly breaking three program records in a 90-44 rout of Western Carolina at the Bradley Center. The Golden Eagles fell short of scoring 100 points for a third straight game for the first time in program history and also..." November 30

  • Marquette scoots past Houston Baptist

    The Sports Xchange "Luke Fischer and Jujuan Johnson scored 22 points each while Haanif Cheatham added 21 to lead Marquette to a 101-79 victory over Houston Baptist on Friday night at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The Golden Eagles shot over 50 percent for a second straight game, hitting 37 of 66 shots..." November 26