Marquette

Satellite image of ice cover on the Great Lakes on April 15, 2014. Overall, nearly 39 percent of the Great Lakes were covered in ice as of April 15, including 62 percent of Lake Superior. (Credit: NOAA)

It’s Mid-April And Coast Guard Is Still Battling Thick Great Lakes Ice

Almost one month into spring, the U.S. Coast Guard is still breaking up ice around the Great Lakes.

04/16/2014

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Elite Chicago Recruit Charles Matthews Chooses Kentucky Over Illinois, Others

Matthews surprised some with the

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

A DePaul University basketball jersey. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

DePaul Loses To Marquette 96-94 In OT

Davante Gardner scored seven of his 22 points in overtime, including a key three-point play, and Marquette held on for a 96-94 victory over DePaul on Saturday.

02/22/2014

Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange handles the ball against Vander Blue #13 and Jamil Wilson #0 of the Marquette Golden Eagles. (Credit: Win McNamee, Getty)

Syracuse On To Final Four, Beats Marquette 55-39

Using its trapping, shot-challenging 2-3 zone defense to perfect effect, No. 4-seeded Syracuse shut down No. 3 Marquette 55-39 in the East Regional final Saturday, reaching the Final Four for the first time in a decade.

03/30/2013

Davante Gardner #54, Derrick Wilson #12 , Jamil Wilson #0 and Trent Lockett #22 of the Marquette Golden Eagles reacts after a play against the Miami (Fl) Hurricanes during the East Regional Round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Verizon Center on March 28, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Marquette Marches On With 71-61 Win Over Miami

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.

03/28/2013

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Rothstein: Thursday’s Sweet 16 Primer; X-Factors, Predictions & More

The Hurricanes have had a dream season, but Marquette is the toughest team in college basketball. That’s just one of four great matchups.

03/28/2013

Arsalan Kazemi of the Oregon Ducks (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Thursday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Upset Alert & More

Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.

03/21/2013

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Marquette Coach Buzz Williams Leads Team Despite Never Playing College Basketball

It’s a rarity at this level, in any sport, for a head coach to have had no playing experience in college. It hasn’t prevented Williams from guiding Marquette to the Sweet 16 the last two seasons and a 60-30 regular season record in the Big East.

03/18/2013

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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.

03/18/2013

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Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know It

The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.

03/12/2013

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No. 22 Marquette beats No. 21 Notre Dame 72-64

Jamil Wilson tied his career-high with 19 points and Chris Otule added a season-high 16 to help No. 22 Marquette beat No. 21 Notre Dame 72-64 on Saturday, the Golden Eagles’ 25th consecutive home win.

03/02/2013

DePaul Blue Demons

No. 24 Marquette Beats DePaul 89-78

Vander Blue scored 18 points and Junior Cadougan added 17 as No. 24 Marquette held off DePaul 89-78 on Saturday, the Blue Demons’ eighth straight loss.

02/09/2013

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Basketball Schools Break Away From Big East

Seven Big East schools including DePaul will leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.

12/15/2012

Darius Johnson-Odom #1 of the Marquette Golden Eagles drives on Casey Prather #24 and Scottie Wilbekin #5 of the Florida Gators in the first half during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball West Regional Semifinal game at US Airways Center on March 22, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Beal’s 21 Lifts Fla. To 68-58 Win Over Marquette

Bradley Beal, the freshman with NBA written all over him, scored 21 points on 8-for-10 shooting Thursday night to help the Gators to a 68-58 victory over Marquette.

03/22/2012

Jae Crowder #32 of the Marquette Golden Eagles celebrates the 62-53 victory against the Murray State Racers during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at KFC YUM! Center on March 15, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Crowder Leads Marquette Past Murray State, 62-53

Down late yet again, Jae Crowder scored six points during a decisive 14-2 run, and the third-seeded Golden Eagles pulled away from Murray State for a 62-53 victory Saturday that sends the Golden Eagles into next weekend’s West Regional semifinals.

03/17/2012

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Notre Dame Takes Down No. 17 Marquette 76-59

Freshman Pat Connaughton had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Notre Dame made 11 3-pointers and beat No. 15 Marquette 76-59 Saturday.

02/04/2012

Jimmy Butler

Former Coach: Intelligence And Versatility Make Butler ‘Really Good’

When Jimmy Butler heard his name called as the 30th overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, it capped off a long and unique journey from the Tomball, Texas to Tyler Junior College to Marquette University, and ultimately ending with the Chicago Bulls.

670 The Score–06/24/2011

Jimmy Butler

Bulls’ Butler Goes From Homeless To First Round Pick

There was a time when Jimmy Butler didn’t have a home. Considering he now has one in the NBA, he sure has come a long way.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

Matt Howard

Thompson: The Five Worst Moments Of The Tourney

As I struggled to watch a Butler-UConn national championship game completely devoid of made baskets, I thought what a shame it is that a historic, drama-filled NCAA tournament would end this way.

04/05/2011

Darius Johnson-Odom

Marquette Upsets Syracuse, Moves To Sweet 16

In a matchup between two Big East foes, the Marquette Golden Eagles beat the Syracuse Orange to advance to the Sweet 16.

03/20/2011

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