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Tag Archives: Al McGuire

Travis Diener bridging Marquette past to present

You could find just about any type of person imaginable in New York City during Super Bowl weekend in the first weekend in February of this year. What with this country’s biggest sporting event merging with its biggest city, there was no shortage of questionable, charismatic or downright crazy characters. But walking those busy streets was […]

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How predictive is the AP poll for Marquette?

It’s like clockwork. The AP will release its poll. Twitter will rise up in anger over so and so being too low and so and so’s rival being overrated. In response to that response a chorus of Tweets will ensue about how it’s just a meaningless poll and people should stop obsessing over it. Back […]

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Reactions to Rick Majerus’ passing

A little after 7 p.m. on Saturday, word began to float on Twitter that Rick Majerus, 64, former Marquette head coach and brilliant basketball mind, had passed away. Majerus tried out for the Marquette basketball team in 1967, was cut hissophomore season, but then asked to stay on as a student assistant after coaching at […]

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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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Ranking Marquette’s Jerseys

Editors note: This is an expanded version of a story that appeared in the Marquette Tribune on Sep. 13. Special thanks to the Marquette Jersey Prjoect on the MU Scoop Wiki for insight and pictures.   On Tuesday Sep 6, Marquette Athletics tweeted a peek at the new uniforms for the men’s basketball team. Reaction around […]

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