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02.08.2012 | | Posted at 10:50 PM
By Nicole
For a rather small school, Marquette has long made waves in the uniform community with some of their outlandish looks. From sporting vertical striping down one side, to a bumble bee look. to camo long before camo was cool,to the powder blues that have periodically surfaced over the years, Marquette is actually usually on the fore-front of uniform changes for a school with a small profile and even ...
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012
What a tough weekend for the state's big-time basketball teams. Marquette's seven-game winning streak ended when the defense disappeared at Notre Dame. Wisconsin's six-game roll...
01.16.2012 | | Posted at 11:13 PM
By Nicole
In a time when it seems every time you turn on a sporting event you get a drama-filled story instead, I'm a little surprised I haven't heard more about the path Jae Crowder has taken to Marquette before. Blog Ballin' is a Habit recently profiled Crowder and paints a pretty bleak picture of the extremely difficult path he took to Division 1 basketball. Crowder enrolled in a junior college with hope...
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012
Fans of the Badgers probably wish they could burrow away from the memories of last week's agonizing losses in football and basketball. Fortunately for the rooting half of the Observers, there was a little time...
12.05.2011 | | Posted at 11:12 PM
By Nicole
Former Wisconsin Badger Brian Butch is reportedly signing with the New Orleans Hornets. The news is being reported after a tweet from his agent. Though its not specified, its assumed that this is a training camp invitation for Butch. Some background on Butch from the At the Hive* blog: Butch had an outstanding year in the NBA D-League in 2009-2010, putting up a defensive rebound rate o...
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
The NBA apparently will return on Christmas Day, and the Observers think one big reason is that the millionaires on both sides of the lockout realized they wouldn't be missed until April—if then. Yes, college basketball is that good—always available...
09.21.2011 | | Posted at 03:40 PM
By Nicole
The Marquette Tribune did an interesting article on what it takes to be a walk-on for the basketball team. It was so well done that it spawned a post on ESPN.com's College Basketball Nation blog. Marquette help walk-on tryouts following the graduation of uber-walk-on Rob Frozena. He's Marquette's only ever four-year walk-on. Frozena was a fan-favorite and the student section went nuts whenever he...
09.21.2011 | | Posted at 03:28 PM
By Nicole
Marquette leaked some new uniforms a couple of weeks ago. They had managed to avoid the Nike curse of uniform ridiculousness for so long, but it has finally made its way to Milwaukee. Nike first used the Aerographics in the 2008 Olympics. They say the burnout mesh allows for better ventilation and that the jersey weighs 31% less than previous models. The first schools to get Aerographics, in 2009,...

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