Results tagged with 'elite eight'
Published April 3, 2015
This weekend, the Wisconsin Badgers will play the role of a talented "underdog" in trying to end the perfect season of the No. 1 team in the country. This was the same scenario that played out in 1976, only it was Marquette trying to knock off an unbeaten Indiana squad in the Elite Eight. Can the Badgers do what the Warriors couldn't?
Published March 11, 2015
The Marquette University Golden Eagles begin Big East Tournament play this week, and those games could be the last of Juan Anderson's four-year career - one he nearly didn't finish in Milwaukee. He's been from the Elite Eight to playing on the first losing team in his life. One of the Golden Eagles' captains reflects on how it built him to where he is today, and where he's going.
Published Nov. 22, 2013
Buzz Williams wasn't in the greatest of moods following Marquette University's 58-53 victory over New Hampshire Thursday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, and the Golden Eagles' feisty head coach is ready to fight the bear he feels shares the room with his team.
Published April 8, 2013
Marquette University head coach Buzz Williams and his players played the underdog card all season long en route to the Elite Eight. Next year, this team will be expected to win. A Final Four is the floor, not the ceiling.
Published Oct. 17, 2012
Marquette University may have lost the Big East Player of the Year and its point guard to the NBA, but the Golden Eagles haven't lowered their expectations. "It's time to win championships," said junior guard Vander Blue. "Sweet 16 is getting old now."
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