Three Wisconsin players selected in WNBA Draft

Milwaukee native Arike Ogunbowale was selected fifth overall by the Dallas Wings in Wednesday nights WNBA Draft. Ogunbowale played collegiately at Notre Dame where she averaged 27.9 points a game, shot 69.7% from the field and was named the Associated Press player of...

Marquette women advance in NCAA Tournament

The Marquette Golden Eagles came from nine points down in the final minutes to knock off Rice 58-54 in overtime in the opening round of the Women’s NCAA Tournament on Friday in College Station, Texas. Natisha Hiedeman scored 13 points and Allazia Blockton had 12...

Marquette falls in Big East Women’s title game

The Marquette Golden Eagles (26-7) watched a 13-point third quarter lead slip away, falling to the DePaul Blue Demons 74-73 in the women’s Big East Championship game on Tuesday night in Chicago. Chante Stonewall poured in 28 points, including the three-point...

Marquette opens Big East tournament with a win

Big East Player of the Year, Natisha Hiedeman, scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Marquette Golden Eagles to a 88-57 win over 9th-seeded St. John’s in the conference tournament on Sunday. Allazia Blockton added 17 points, Amani Wilborn 13 and...

Marquette women push win streak to 12

Natisha Hiedeman poured in 22 points and Allazia Blockton added 19 to lead the Marquette Golden Eagles to their 12th straight victory, 93-55 over Villanova on Sunday. The 7th ranked Golden Eagles (21-3, 12-0 Big East) used an 18-4 run in the first quarter to break the...

Marquette & Wisconsin both earn basketball victories on Sunday

Natisha Hiedeman scored 21 points to lead 9th ranked Marquette to a 87-58 win over Butler in Big East action on Sunday in Indianapolis. The Golden Eagles ran their conference win streak to nine games, tying the Big East record for consecutive wins. Marquette (18-3,...

Marquette women fall to Qunnipiac in NCAA Tournament

Fifth seeded Marquette fell victim to college basketball’s famous 12-5 upset, losing to Quinnipiac 68-65 in the opening round of the Women’s NCAA Tournament in Coral Gables, Florida on Saturday night. Natisha Hiedeman’s buzzer-beating three-pointer...

Marquette punches ticket to NCAA Women’s Tournament

The Marquette Golden Eagles captured the Big East Tournament championship on Tuesday night, knocking off DePaul 86-78 at the Al McGuire Center. Marquette (25-7) won the Big East Tournament title for the first time in school history.  The last time the golden Eagles...

Marquette women drop second straight

The Marquette women’s basketball team dropped its second straight Big East contest, falling to Villanova 81-60 in Philadelphia on Sunday. The Wildcats scored the games first 17 points and led by seven at halftime.  Villanova then pulled away in the second half...

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...

Green Bay and Marquette earn women’s victories

Green Bay got a season high 22-points from junior forward Mehryn Kraker to lead the Phoenix to a 66-62 win over Belmont at the Kress Center on Tuesday night. The Phoenix (9-2) trailed 50-46 heading into the fourth quarter, but once again pulled out a come-from-behind...