2014-2015 Marquette Golden Eagles Men's Basketball Schedule
The Marquette Golden Eagles are back for another season
in which absolutely anything can happen, giving you plenty of reasons to put down the remote and head out to make sure that
you don't miss a second of the rim-rocking excitement. This is a team that can do a little bit of everything on the hardwood,
making them a staple of the elite Big East and a team that no other squad in the nation likes to see on their schedule. In
2013-2014, the Eagles were once again up to their old tricks, posting a 17-15 record overall to give them another winning
season that fans were talking about all over Milwaukee.
But even though a winning record against elite competition tends
to be the type of thing that is celebrated in most programs, this is a team that can do even better considering their talent
level, which has the Eagles eager to get back onto the court to see if they can shoot their way up the standings. Home games
at the BMO Harris Bradley Center are an exciting and unique sporting experience that you'll be talking about well after the
final whistle, making it the perfect backdrop for whenever the Golden Eagles are gearing up for a big game. Come out and see
the Golden Eagles against teams like Seton Hall, Butler, Creighton, Georgetown and more and it won't take long for you to
get completely swept away by the enthusiasm.
Of course, the home games are only a part of the overall picture, however,
as the Eagles will be looking to put together some impressive wins away from home as well. Come out and show your support
away from home and you'll end up with another incredible experience, not to mention an opportunity to see Marquette basketball
from a completely different angle. So whether you're looking for an intense home matchup against a conference rival or an
out-of-town game against a cross-conference powerhouse, the schedule is loaded with chances for fans to get right into the
heart of the action this season.
Marquette Golden Eagles Basketball Team Info
The Golden Eagles call the
Big East Conference home, though the landscape of this league has changed a lot in recent years. Conference realignment has
affected nearly every conference in the country, but there has probably not been any conference more changed than the Big
East. There are currently 10 teams in the Big East: Butler, Creighton, DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence, St. John's,
Seton Hall, Villanova, and Xavier. Each and every school brings a tradition of basketball excellence, which makes for some
incredible competition throughout the year as the Golden Eagles look to do their thing. With some serious playmakers on their
roster from one season to the next, the Golden Eagles have no intention of backing down from the Big East challenge, providing
plenty of optimism for fans as the Eagles take to the hardwood this season.
The NCAA Basketball Experience
the digital era, fans have so many options that it can be a little difficult to keep them all straight, though one still stands
high above the rest. We know you can catch the highlights on that tiny smart phone screen, but being there surrounded by the
madness and energy of a Marquette basketball game is a completely different level of experience. The camaraderie that builds
leading up to the opening tip is something to behold, and you might find yourself clinging to the edge of your seat in no
time as you join in the enthusiasm emanating from the stands. And once the game is on the line and Marquette is bringing the
ball up the court looking for a clutch bucket late in the second half, the experience of Golden Eagles' basketball will completely
speak for itself.
Marquette Golden Eagles Basketball History
The Marquette Golden Eagles first took to
the court back in 1916 and they posted a winning record in their very first season, setting the tone for this program to grow
into a quality one that regularly competes at a high level. The Golden Eagles have posted some great seasons over the years,
but none stand out like the 1977 campaign, when Marquette was able to win the NCAA Tournament. This program has made tons
of appearances in the Big Dance, and have reached the Sweet Sixteen more than 15 times. They've even reached the Final Four
three times, most recently in 2003. The Eagles have had some fantastic players come through the ranks over the years as well,
giving them a reputation for always having some rising stars on their roster as they look to push the program to exciting
Marquette Golden Eagles Basketball Trivia
A Marquette player holds the distinction of being
one of only four players to record a triple-double in the NCAA Tournament. Can you name the player?
The answer, of course,
is Dwayne Wade, who notched 29 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists while the Golden Eagles went up against Kentucky in the
2003 Midwest Regionals. Wade was so dominant, in fact, that he instantly was plunged into the national spotlight, leading
to him being selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2003 draft by the Miami Heat.
Marquette Basketball Fans
Eagles fans love to come out to the arena to support their team, and they always show up in huge numbers for a great rivalry
game. Of course, as teams continue playing against one another in the new Big East there will surely be new rivalries that
develop as the teams become more and more familiar with one another. Fans are always ready to support the Golden Eagles when
they need it most, so join them in the stands this season and have an impact on the game yourself. College basketball played
at a high level offers the type of sports experience that keeps fans pouring into the stands year after year looking to see
something amazing, because more often than not, that's exactly what ends up happening.