Bucks workout today includes two locals

The Milwaukee Bucks are holding a pair of draft prospect workouts today at the team’s training center in St. Francis. Today’s workouts will include two players with state ties.  Green Bay Phoenix guard Carrington Love will work out in the first group of...

NBA Draft Combine starts today

Wisconsin’s Nigel Hayes and Marquette’s Henry Ellenson will try to put their best foot forward for the pro scouts over the next several days.  They’ll join about 70 other players who were invited to the NBA Draft Combine which opens today in Chicago....

Wally Ellenson walks away from Marquette basketball

Wally Ellenson will not return to the Marquette men’s basketball team next season.  Coach Steve Wojciechowski confirmed Thursday that Ellenson has quit the program, soon after his brother and teammate Henry Ellenson decided to turn pro. Wally Ellenson will...

Report: Ellenson to turn pro

Marquette men’s basketball freshman Henry Ellenson will reportedly turn pro.  ESPN says Ellenson will declare himself eligible for this summer’s NBA Draft and he’s expected to sign with an agent, which means he can’t change his mind. The...

Ellenson named USBWA Freshman All-American

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association named Marquette freshman forward Henry Ellenson to its freshman All-America team. Ellenson joins LSU’s Ben Simmons, California’s Jaylen Brown, Duke’s Brandon Ingram and Kentucky’s Jamal Murray on the...

Marquette advances in Big East Tournament

The Marquette Golden Eagles went right down to the wire and knocked off St. John’s 101-93 in the opening round of the Big East Tournament. The Golden Eagles (20-12, 8-10 Big East) extended its league-best streak of reaching the quarterfinals and will meet...

Ellenson, Cheatham claim All-Big East honors

Marquette freshmen Henry Ellenson and Haanif Cheatham have been named to the Big East Conference’s postseason squads on Sunday. Ellenson was named All-Big East First Team and also claimed a spot on the Big East All-Freshman Team (unanimous selection).  Cheatham...

Fischer leads Marquette to victory

Luke Fischer made two free throws with 1.2 seconds left to give the Marquette men an 88-87 victory over Georgetown in the Golden Eagles’ home season finale in Milwaukee. Fischer poured in a career high 23 points, finishing 9-of-11 from the field and 5-of-6 from...

Is this it for Marquette’s Ellenson?

The Marquette Golden Eagles will play their final Big East home game on Tuesday night against the Georgetown Hoyas.  It’ll be the final home game for senior Michael Mache, who is a former walk-on and earned a scholarship at the start of this semester. Mache will...

Marquette evens score with Creighton

Freshman forward Henry Ellenson collected his 16th double-double of the season, scoring 22 points and pulling down 16 rebounds to lead the Marquette Golden Eagles to a 66-61 win over the Creighton Blue Jays in Omaha, Nebraska on Wednesday night. Marquette let a...

Marquette’s NCAA post season changes take a big hit

The Marquette Golden Eagles had the ball with a two-point lead with 1:42 left to play on Saturday.  That’s when Creighton took over and pulled out a 65-62 win over the Golden Eagles at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski called a...

Marquette continues dominance of Providence at home

The Marquette Golden Eagles pulled out a thrilling 96-91 double-overtime win over Providence, securing a regular season sweep over the 20th ranked Friars.  Providence has dropped three straight and remains winless in Milwaukee in their last ten meetings. Marquette...

Marquette’s upset bid falls short

The Marquette Golden Eagles led most of the game on Saturday, giving sixth-ranked Xavier all they wanted before falling 90-82 in Big East action. Marquette had their chances to win at Xavier for the first time, but the Musketeers got hot in the final four minutes and...

Henry Ellenson named finalist for Karl Malone Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday the ten watch list finalists for the 2016 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award.  The annual honor in its second year recognizes the top power forwards in Division I men’s college basketball....

Marquette falters down the stretch in Big East loss

For the second time this season, Seton Hall took a close game in the second half and turned it into one-sided victory, pulling out a 79-62 win on Wednesday night in Newark, New Jersey. The Golden Eagles trailed by three at halftime and after a run midway through the...

Ellenson claims fifth Big East honor

After pouring in 32 points and ten rebounds in Saturday’s Marquette win over Butler, it is no surprise that Henry Ellenson has been named the Big East Conference newcomer of the week for the fifth time this season. Ellenson collected a pair of double-doubles in...

Ellenson powers Marquette past Butler

Marquette’s freshman sensation Henry Ellenson scored a career-high 32 points and pulled down ten rebounds to lead the Golden Eagles past Butler 75-69 in Big East action at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday. Ellenson turned in his 13th double-double by...

Marquette knocks off Stetson in Non-Conference game

The Marquette Golden Eagles got a break from the Big East on Wednesday night, knocking off Stetson 74-60 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Golden Eagles were up big early, but lost most of their 26-point halftime lead.  Stetson used a 19-2 run in the first...

Marquette picks good time for first Big East win

The Marquette Golden Eagles couldn’t have picked a better time for their first Big East win of the season.  They marched into Providence, Rhode Island and upset the 8th-ranked Friars 65-64. Freshman Henry Ellenson blocked point guard Kris Dunn’s final shot...

Marquette claiming Big East weekly awards

Marquette’s Henry Ellenson has earned a spot in this week’s Big East honor roll, making it four times in seven weeks. Ellenson recorded his sixth and seventh double-doubles of the season this week, averaging 18 points and 14 rebounds in wins over Chicago...