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09.20.2011 | | Posted at 04:40 PM
By Nicole
Last week Pittsburgh and Syracuse announced they were leaving the Big East for the ACC. These moves are football-baesd, but they look like they're going to have lasting effects throughout all NCAA atheletics. Because these realignments are about football - the biggest revenue producer in NCAA sports - schools like Marquette, who don't have a football team, look like they could be left out as confe...
08.30.2011 | | Posted at 02:26 PM
By Nicole
Andy Glockner over at SI.com points out that Marquette had a tough run last season and often had to look for ways to win a game in the closing  minutes. He says they shouldn't have to do that this year. He points out the emergence of Darius Johnson-Odom, Jae Crowder, Junior Cadougan, Chris Otule and Vander Blue and says that instead of being on the bubble, Marquette should find themselves comfort...
08.22.2011 | | Posted at 12:45 AM
By Nicole
The AP and USA Today preseason polls are out. The Badgers are ranked 11 in the AP preaseason poll, one spot behind new Big Ten program Nebraska, IN the USA Today poll, the teams are switched, with Wisconsin having the edge over Nebraska. This means the October 10 nighttime matchup of the two teams at Camp Randall will have large repercussions. Season previews seem to think that the Badgers are cap...
06.27.2011 | | Posted at 01:14 PM
By Nicole
Though he scheduled a press conference for this afternoon on ESPN to announce his decision, word has leaked that former NC State quarterback Russell Wilson will be coming in to Madison and will compete for the starting quarterback job at Wisconsin. Wilson has been an interesting off-season story. He was told by NC State that his services would no longer be needed. Because it was the team that ...
06.07.2011 | | Posted at 02:27 PM
By Nicole
DAY DATE OPPONENT All Times Central TV (Internet)FRIDAY OCT. 7 NORTHERN MICHIGAN 7 P.M.SATURDAY OCT. 8 NORTHERN MICHIGAN 7 P.M.Friday Oct. 14 at Michigan Tech* 6 p.m.Saturday Oct. 15 at Michigan Tech* 6 p.m.FRIDAY OCT. 21 NORTH DAKOTA* 7 P.M.SATURDAY OCT. 22 NORTH DAKOTA* 7 P.M.FRIDAY OCT. 28 NEBRASKA OMAHA* 7 P.M.SATURDAY OCT. 29 NEBRASKA OMAHA* 7 P.M.Friday Nov. 4 at St. Cloud State* 7:30 p.m.Sa...
03.15.2011 | | Posted at 03:17 PM
By Nicole
CBS is trying something new this season with March Madness games. Instead of focusing on CBS covering games and showing regional coverage, they have spread the games out on their cadre of networks (CSB, TBS, TNT, truTV), so that every game will be televised. Unfortunately, both Marquette and Wisconsin's games are scheduled to air on truTV (formerly Court TV). The Journal-Sentinel is reporting th...
03.02.2011 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Nicole
The Wisconsin State Journal has an article that says Wisconsin has given Penn State permission to talk to Badger women's hockey coach Mark Johnson for their newly formed men's program. According to the article, Johnson is aware of the itnerest but won't talk to anyone about the position until after the women's season is over. Penn State announced in September that they were forming mens and wome...

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