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Marquette's Fischer must take aggressive step

Published Feb. 12, 2015

First year Marquette University head coach Steve Wojciechowski has taken to saying the margin for victory, or for error, is very, very thin with his shorthanded roster. What he, and the Golden Eagles, need is an aggressive step forward by center Luke Fischer as the team starts the home stretch of Big East play.

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Coached up: The evolution of Wojo's first year at Marquette

Published Feb. 4, 2015

Steve Wojciechowski's first year as a head coach at Marquette University has thrown him some curveballs, beginning with a short roster that changed right before Big East conference play, and has required him to do different things in practice and in games to keep his guys not only healthy, but competitive.

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Wilson faces steep first-year learning curve

Published Jan. 29, 2015

Sometimes, trying too hard, or wanting something too much, can be a bad thing. Marquette University freshman Duane Wilson has lived that this season in his first year on the court for the Golden Eagles. So, he's learning how to dial it back, while keeping his intensity level high. It's a tricky learning curve to navigate, especially in the Big East.

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Carlino finding his way with Golden Eagles

Published Jan. 28, 2015

Matt Carlino transferred to Marquette University from Brigham Young and immediately became first-year head coach Steve Wojciechowski's "go to" player on offense. After all, not many others on the team had played as much, or scored as much, as Carlino had. But the transition hasn't been easy for the senior guard.

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Swing away the cold at FORE!

Published Jan. 12, 2015

There is nothing better to beat the winter blues than to swing a golf club, and you can do just that at FORE! Milwaukee's location at 530 N. Water St. It's always 72 degrees, you can play three dozen different courses or just practice. And, like any other round, grab a cold one after while you watch the game. When it snows and the wind whips, there's fewer places better to be.

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15 things to look forward to in 2015

Published Jan. 6, 2015

A new year, and plenty to look forward to; not only in Milwaukee, but all around you. While there are way more than just 15 things to look forward to, here's an initial list that at least forms a nice headline: 15 for '15.

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The wait is over for Marquette's Fischer

Published Dec. 16, 2014

It was just under a year ago when Luke Fischer returned home to Wisconsin to join the Marquette University basketball program. Now, a new coach and a new team later, Fischer is finally ready to hit the court as the Golden Eagles host Arizona State tonight at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

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Marquette hoops lose Burton, Dawson

Published Dec. 9, 2014

Marquette University sophomores Deonte Burton and John Dawson have decided to leave the program and will transfer after the conclusion of the first semester on Dec. 14, head coach Steve Wojciechowski announced Tuesday afternoon in a statement released by the university.

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Eight reasons why Marquette basketball is so easy to hate

Published Dec. 9, 2014

Marquette has always had a pretty good basketball program but there is something about the whole thing that doesn't inspire love. As a matter of fact, in some quarters, it's very easy to hate the Golden Eagles.

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Badgers prove too much for Golden Eagles

Published Dec. 6, 2014

The Marquette Golden Eagles pushed the second-ranked Wisconsin Badgers as far as they could go, but Frank Kaminsky and his teammates proved to be too much in the end in a 49-38 victory Saturday afternoon at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

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Marquette comes together as Wisconsin heads to town

Published Dec. 5, 2014

The annual matchup between Wisconsin and Marquette returns to Milwaukee on Saturday as Bo Ryan's Badgers, the No. 2 ranked team in the country, come to spoil the party for first-year coach Steve Wojciechowski's Golden Eagles.

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Marquette takes painful steps early on

Published Nov. 25, 2014

Less than a week after a shocking loss to Nebraska-Omaha at home, Marquette University had to squeak out a win against the New Jersey Institute of Technology on Monday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. "Growing pains" is not just a phrase for this squad, but a very real process.

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Burton set to break out, even with a heavy heart

Published Nov. 18, 2014

Marquette University sophomore Deonte Burton will play this season with a heavy heart following the loss of his mother, but he knows she's watching over him -- and he's poised to break out this season for the Golden Eagles in her honor.

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New era of Golden Eagles basketball begins

Published Nov. 14, 2014

The Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball team enters the year with low preseason expectations in the Big East, even nationally, but new head coach Steve Wojciechowski and his undersized, undermanned roster is ready to start off a new era.