Category Archives: College Basketball

Hoopcap: February Freefall Continues For Marquette

Marquette found rock bottom again. The mid-conference freefall is becoming all too common for Marquette Golden Eagles. Georgetown kicked their ass up and down especially in the second half with a 80-62 victory knocking Marquette squarely off the bubble as they’ll have to fight for

Hoopcap: Marquette’s Guards Failed To Show Up

There haven’t been many nights this season where Marquette’s guards were off. It’s a rare sight to see the collective unit struggle as much as they did versus Butler on Tuesday night. What’s more disappointing than anything else is the guards chose not to fight

Hoopcap: Marquette’s 3-Point Game Buries DePaul

Allstate Arena is a house of horrors for Marquette. Any fan can tell you a story about how Golden Eagles ended up wtih a bad loss there throughout the last decade or so. DePaul will move into new digs next year so it will be

Hoopcap: Marquette’s New York City Struggles Continue

Madison Square Garden is said to be mecca of basketball. Marquette would like to never see it again. Golden Eagles are now 0-3 there for the season and 3-10 over the last couple of years. New York City is a rough place for most outsiders

Hoopcap: Providence Escapes Milwaukee With A Win

After being back-to-back top 10 teams, many Marquette faithful expected a letdown against a Providence Friars team still looking for their identity for the season. To make things more difficult, Friars fell to St. John’s earlier this week meaning this game was a must-win if

PODCAST Ep. 222: Packers Exit Interview

Tapping The Keg podcast features an exit interview of sorts debriefing on Packers as they exit from our lives for awhile. We look at the game on Sunday then talk about which free agents hold the most value on this team. We head into basketball

Hoopcap: The Comeback Kids – Golden Eagles Stun No 1. Wildcats

Marquette students will wake up from quite the drunken stupor. Some will pretend they were at the game where Marquette took down Villanova Wildcats with an absurd run in the final six minutes. Others will remember being on the court, and they’ll remember it for

Marquette Takes Down Number One Villanova

HOLY SHIT YOU GUYS. What a game from Marquette Golden Eagles. We’ll do the hoopcap for the morning, but somewhat instant reaction was needed in this one. My girlfriend and I watched the game and told her with Marquette down 13 with six minutes left

Hoopcap: Marquette’s Offense Erupts in Omaha

Marquette Golden Eagles fan base had hit a rough patch with the season. The loss to Butler felt like the opportunity this team needed to help its bubble chances. They gave up 63 points in the second half and morale was very low especially facing

Hoopcap: Bottom Falls Out on Marquette

63 second half points. 63 fucking points. That’s how many points Marquette surrendered on Monday morning to 12th ranked Butler after having a 16-point lead at halftime. It’s pathetic and makes you question, what’s really going on at Marquette? Why aren’t things getting better? Why