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Thursday, March 29, 2012
Call it the Final Five: the hours it took for Wisconsin's agonizing one-point loss to Syracuse, followed by Marquette's cold-shooting exit against Florida. A sudden ending just two steps short of the Final Four always stirs the...
03.18.2012 | | Posted at 04:05 PM
By Nicole
Wisconsin survived a late flurry by No. 5 Vandebilt. A 13-3 run gave them a one point lead with 2:25 left in the game, but the Badgers came roaring back. When I was filling out my bracket, I had no intention of having Wisconsin get very far in the tournament. They haven't been the dominant force we're used to, they struggled against lesser teams and their end to the season wasn't exactly inspiring...
03.11.2012 | | Posted at 11:45 PM
By Nicole
With their 3 seed, Marquette is in the West Bracket and their opening round opponent is slightly more difficult, as their getting the winner of the play-in game, meaning they have to do twice the scouting. Marquette's portion of the bracket does seem a little light on name schools - but they are matched with #2 Mizzou - Big 12 Champions If they get through their portion of the bracket, they're loo...
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...

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