Author Archives | Michael LoCicero

Williams on Gardner: “If you’re not a worker bee, it’s hard to earn respect”

It’s hard to argue that Davante Gardner isn’t the most talented player on the roster. It’s also not hard to argue, according to coach Buzz Williams, that he doesn’t work hard enough to be consistent. Gardner willed Marquette to a win against DePaul Saturday with 21 of his career-high 28 points in the second half, […]

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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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Marquette nearly sets new field goal percentage record in rout of IUPUI

Though the competition was lacking, Marquette played arguably its most complete game of the season, rolling past IUPUI 86-50 Saturday afternoon. The Golden Eagles shot 64.9 percent from the field and hit six 3-pointers. The percentage came close to setting a new program record. The old record was 67.4 percent against Notre Dame on Jan. […]

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Marquette drops to 5-4 with 70-64 loss at Wisconsin

A late rally came up short as Marquette dropped to 5-4 with a 70-64 loss in Madison Saturday afternoon. Poor guard play hurt the Golden Eagles once again, as the starting guards combined for just three points. Todd Mayo also missed the game for a violation of team rules. Jamil Wilson led Marquette with 22 […]

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Struggles on offense continue in close win

At least the defense was impressive again. Despite another ugly offensive performance and a late surge from the Wildcats, Marquette improved to 3-1 with a 58-53 win over New Hampshire. The Golden Eagles shot just 32.7 percent from the field, two games removed from tallying 114 in a win over Grambling State. They did shoot […]

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With no offense, Marquette embarrassed at home by Ohio State

With an atrocious performance on the offensive end, Marquette was blown out by Ohio State, 52-35, Saturday afternoon. The 35 points were the worst under coach Buzz Williams, a game after scoring 114 points against Grambling State. The previous low was 38 points in the Elite Eight loss to Syracuse last year. The 35 points […]

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