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Archive | March, 2012

Dick Enberg’s “Coach” Returns to Milwaukee

While Al McGuire was still head coach at Marquette, Dick Enberg actually didn’t like him. Broadcasters usually meet with coaches at practice the day before a game and go over strategies so they can gain some insight into the team. Enberg’s problem was that McGuire never was at practice. After three or four years of […]

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Golden Eagles fouled out of Sweet 16

This story was originally published on FoxSports.com. A combination of foul trouble, unlucky bounces and stifling defense held Marquette to its worst shooting performance of the season in its 68-58 Sweet 16 loss to Florida on Thursday. The undermanned Golden Eagles essentially were playing with a seven-man rotation, including a hobbled Davante Gardner, against the […]

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Marquette by the numbers

MU as a whole Marquette finishes the season 27-8. The 27 victories are tied for second-most (1975-76 and 2002-03) in school history, one win behind the 1970-71 team that finished 28-1. Buzz Williams is 96-45 (.686) overall as the head coach of Marquette. The 96 victories rank Williams sixth in Marquette history. For coaches with […]

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The agony of one final defeat

It’s over. The heartbreak. The pain. The pit at the bottom of your stomach that you can’t seem to shake. It’s all done. Losing in a playoff environment is bad enough no matter what the sport or situation. It’s sad to think that the team you root for will no longer play a prolonged period […]

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Season-low shooting ends Marquette’s season

A cold shooting performance was too much for Marquette to overcome in a 68-58 loss to Florida in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night in Phoenix. Marquette (27-8) shot a season-low 30.8 percent from the field. Its previous low was 32.2 percent against Vanderbilt on Dec. 29. Coach Buzz Williams was gracious in defeat, giving […]

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Twitter reactions to Marquette’s season ending loss

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