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03.22.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
It was on the front page of the Sports section today and now there's even more information on the Marquette blog on jsonline.com, so I'm just going to give you the whole thing...Read the whole story here, but the gist is that he had no pain or swelling despite the fact that he kept intensifying his workouts. They allowed him to do a stationary bike and pool workouts from the get-go and he was clea...
03.22.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Congratulations to the Badger Women's Hockey Team on winning their third National Championship in fourth years!They defeated the Mercyhurst Lakers 5-0 with five different players scoring those points.Brooke Ammerman opened the scoring early in the second period. She had the puck on a beautiful pass just to the left and outside the crease which she whiffed on, looking as though she'd missed a perfe...
03.21.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
The first women's team to ever play in the National Championship game four years running, the Lady Badgers will play for their third title in four years tomorrow afternoon.They will face Mercyhurst, who beat Minnesota in the other semi-final match.Hilary Knight and Erica Lawler each scored a power play goal and Patty Kaz winner Jessie Vetter had 29 saves in the 5-1 victory. Kyla Sanders added the ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The Fairly Detached Observers

And so it begins: three weekends of hysteria known as the NCAA basketball tournament, when players vie for glory and bracket scholars chase an economic stimulus package called the office pool. The Observers’ predictions, of course, are for entertainment purposes only. Artie: I think I filled out my bracket too quickly...
03.11.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Conference USA is SO deep, in fact, that no other team in the conference had a guy nominated for the conference's Sixth Man of the Year award.The award went to Memphis' Wesley Witherspoon who missed six games and who's stats - 4 points-per-game and 2.2 rebounds-per-game - are less than impressive. It was such an underwhelming run for the award the Witherspoon himself said not only was it not a big...
03.11.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Marquette just set a Big East tournament record by holding St. Johns to just 10 points in the first half of their game today. MU went to the locker room leading 38-10.It's all the more impressive when you realize that Jerel McNeal played just 9 minutes in that half and had just 3 points. Even if he plays all 20 second half minutes, it will be his lowest minutes all season....
03.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
No one expected Marquette to win all five of their final games with the brutal schedule they faced, but no one expected them to lose all five, either. I was hoping for two wins - one against Syracuse and one upset among the big four other teams.Is there anyone out there who expected the loss of Dominic James to have this much of an impact? Of all the guys on the floor, I would have imagined his ro...
02.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
  From ESPN.com MILWAUKEE -- Dominic James' career at Marquette is over after the senior guard broke a bone in his foot in Wednesday night's 93-82 loss to No. 2 Connecticut. James, one of three star guards for the Golden Eagles (No. 10 ESPN/USA Today, No. 8 AP), left the game after playing only 4 minutes in the first half. The school announced at halftime that James broke the fifth metatarsal in ...
02.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Tonight’s match up has got to be the biggest games Marquette has played since the 2003 Final Four.UConn comes to town with a nine-game undefeated streak on the road while Marquette has a 17-game home winning streak. Obviously, something’s going to have to give.Marquette is the Big East’s most prolific scoring team while UConn is the league’s best defense.Working against Marquette is the fa...
02.02.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Marquette has never sold out a weekday game.On Wednesday, February 25th, they hose #2 UConn. There are currently less than 1,000 tickets left for sale and MU Athletics want to make sure that the Huskies know what it's like for Marquette to have home-court advantage.So much so that they've made a website with a pretty cool video on it.Check it out here....

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