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: Wisconsin Outlasts Indiana For Seventh Straight Win

Wisconsin found themselves as one of the things to watch before Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon. They had a chance to sweep Indiana at Kohl Center. Wisconsin did just that in a 40-minute fight with Tom Crean’s boys holding them off by the margin of

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: Badgers Bring The D to Illinois

Wisconsin Badgers faced an Illinois Fighting Illini team on Tuesday night that they’ve owned in the past few years. A once great rivalry is not that anymore. And to make matters worst for Illinois, they’ve watched natives Frank Kaminsky and Ethan Happ head north to

Sam Dekker Joined Barstool Radio This Afternoon

Houston Rockets forward and former Wisconsin Badger Sam Dekker joined the Barstool Radio program on Sirius XM radio show this afternoon. A little known fact about Dekker is he’s probably my favorite Badger player as a non-Badger guy. Reason? I love his college game and

Hoopcap: Happ’s Heroics Prevent NYC Disaster

Wisconsin Badgers played a part in the Super Saturday event with Big Ten in NYC. It started with Wisconsin basketball for the morning and hockey in the evening. It seemed like the start would be smooth sailing for Badgers as they played lowly Rutgers, but

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