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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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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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