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Creighton with too much firepower, handles Marquette 85-70

Ultimately, Wednesday night’s game came down to the better team winning. But, man, you have to admire the way Marquette stuck with a potential Final Four opponent for the majority of its 85-70 loss to Creighton Wednesday night. It just wasn’t enough. The Bluejays shot 61 percent from the field, made 11 threes and shot […]

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Golden Eagles handle Xavier, 81-72, on National Marquette Day

Despite allowing Xavier to shoot almost 55 percent, Marquette was able to get a huge win over the Musketeers on National Marquette Day, 81-72. Xavier shot 54.2 percent for the game, but couldn’t get key stops when it needed to. Marquette forced 19 turnovers, while only committing five of its own. Xavier went on a […]

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Marquette loses first conference home game since 2011, falling to Villanova, 94-85

After committing a crucial foul at the end of regulation, Ryan Arcidiacono was too much for Marquette in overtime, as Villanova handed the Golden Eagles a tough-to-swallow 94-85 loss Saturday. Arcidiacono scored six points in the extra period after fouling Todd Mayo on a 3-pointer with four seconds left in regulation. Mayo hit all three […]

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Gardner’s career day helps Marquette avoid disastrous loss

Marquette had to finish the game on a lengthy run and needed a career high from Davante Gardner, but it extended it Big East home winning streak to 19 games with a 66-56 victory over DePaul Saturday. A career-high 28 points from Gardner — only two days after coach Buzz Williams called him out for […]

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Jajuan Johnson, Todd Mayo fuel Marquette past Samford

Much like a heavy freight train, once the Marquette Golden Eagles got going the end result Saturday, a 71-48 victory over Samford (5-9) was inevitable. That was illustrated by just three lead changes that all occurred in the first half. But before the inevitable, the Golden Eagles (8-5) were given a big scare. On a […]

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