Results tagged with 'College basketball'
Published Jan. 26, 2015
Coming out of high school Keifer Sykes would look at the recruiting rankings -- and have to scroll down a ways before seeing his name. While he was buried in what turned out to be one of the greatest classes to ever come out of the state of Illinois, Sykes used it as motivation at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Now, four years later, he's one of the state's best college players.
Published Nov. 18, 2014
In the 121st meeting between the two programs, fireworks are the rule, rather than the exception between the Wisconsin Badgers and Marquette Golden Eagles.
Published Nov. 12, 2014
Steve Wojciechowski hasn't coached an official game yet, but on Wednesday the new Marquette University coach landed one of the nation's top recruiting classes for 2015, headlined by Rice Lake forward Henry Ellenson.
Published April 8, 2014
The Wisconsin Badgers capped an incredible year of college basketball in the state with a deep NCAA Tournament run, but they weren't the only big story. UWM went from worst to first in one year, Marquette lost, and found, a head coach, and the UWGB Phoenix were snubbed. Here's a look back at a great year of major college basketball.
Published March 12, 2014
Before the season began, I predicted - as did the conference coaches - that UWM would finish in last place. After last night's winning performance against Wright State, those coaches were proven wrong. And I was proven wrong.
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By Troy SparksIf freshman Vander Blue was a student at Marquette instead of a basketball player, would anybody care about his recent legal situation?Blue was cited for assault and battery from an incident that happened last October, and I think that he will use better judgment the next time aroun...
By Troy SparksWhen I played basketball at the junior college level and we had our banquet, there were only four awards given out: There were offensive, defensive, most valuable and most improved player awards that went to those who earned them.I was surprised when I won the most improved aw...
The Horizon League Network has laid down the challenge to Milwaukee basketball fans this 2009 basketball season! Damon Lewis of the Horizon League Network reflects upon the not so long ago glory days of the UWM Men’s Basketball program and the wonderful run they had in 2006. L...
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