February 11, 2009
Laura Kurz scored 17 points and Lisa Karcic added 10 as Villanova defeated host Marquette, 46-45, in a women's Big East game last night. Villanova (16-8, 8-2), which has won seven straight conference games, held off Marquette (13-11, 4-6)), which trailed 45-32 with 6:06 left in the game.
February 22, 2015 |
When: Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee TV/Radio: Fox 29, 610 AM. Records: Villanova (24-2, 11-2 Big East, ranked No. 6 in AP Poll); Marquette, Marquette (11-14, 3-10). Coaches: Jay Wright (14th season, 310-151); Marquette, Steve Wojciechowski (first season, 11-14). Last meeting: Villanova overcame a slow start and defeated the Golden Eagles, 70-52, on Feb. 4 at the Wells Fargo Center. Villanova's top three: Darrun Hilliard (14.3 ppg.)
March 23, 2012 |
PHOENIX - Bradley Beal scored 21 points to lead Florida to a 68-58 win over Marquette in a West Regional semifinal last night. The win sets up an Elite Eight matchup of Florida coach Billy Donovan against Louisville's Rick Pitino tomorrow. The seventh-seeded Gators (26-10), who led 36-30, at the half, were also led by Erving Walker and Kenny Boynton, who had 11 points each. Erik Murphy pulled down 10 rebounds. Third-seeded Marquette (27-8) was led by Jae Crowder, (15 points)
March 29, 2013 |
VANDER BLUE'S buzzer-beater came at the end of the first half. For a change, Marquette didn't need one at the end of the game. After sweating through a pair of edge-of-your-seat comebacks in the NCAA Tournament, Blue and the Golden Eagles figured out how to put one away early, earning Marquette's first trip to the Elite Eight since 2003 with a 71-61 win over Miami on Thursday night in Washington. Blue, who spurred the rallies that beat Davidson by one and Butler by two, finished with 14 points.
April 2, 1994 |
Mike Deane, who coached Siena to third place in this year's NIT, was named the new coach at Marquette yesterday. "People said it would be tough for me to follow in the footsteps of Al McGuire and Kevin O'Neill, but those are the reasons I wanted to come here," Deane said at a news conference. "I see Marquette as a gigantic step forward professionally for me. " McGuire coached Marquette to the NCAA championship in 1977. O'Neill rejuvenated the program in his five seasons and took the Warriors to two straight NCAA tournaments before leaving this week to take the head coaching job at Tennessee.
February 4, 2013 |
TWO WEEKS of struggle had begun to raise questions about Louisville's ability to contend in the Big East. And while some concerns remain to be addressed over the second half of their league schedule, the No. 12 Cardinals reclaimed some of their swagger with Sunday's 70-51 rout of No. 25 Marquette in Louisville. Russ Smith scored 18 points, Peyton Siva added 14 and Louisville shot 52 percent to run away from Marquette. The Cardinals' reserves helped out by outscoring the Golden Eagles' by 19-10 - 21 points below Marquette's average coming in. That contribution helped snap Louisville (18-4, 6-3)
March 14, 2008 |
Jerel McNeal scored a career-high 28 points and No. 25 Marquette defeated No. 14 Notre Dame, 89-79, last night in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York. The sixth-seeded Golden Eagles (24-8) will play seventh-seeded Pittsburgh in the semifinals tonight. Marquette was 0-2 in its only two previous quarterfinal appearances in the tournament and its first win in that round came at the expense of the conference player and coach of the year, Notre Dame's Luke Harangody and Mike Brey.