Category Archives: College Basketball

Hoopcap: Wolverines Late Game Run Revenge

Wisconsin Badgers knew their trip to Ann Arbor would be an uphill climb. They had to do without Bronson Koenig who missed last night’s game with a calf injury. Wisconsin tried to do it without him and hung tough for most of the game. Until,

Tom Izzo Takes Dan Dakich To Church

Michigan State won a critical game against Ohio State beating them 74-66. After the game, Spartans coach Tom Izzo addressed some of the things said by ESPN’s broadcaster Dan Dakich who seems to have gotten under the skin of the Michigan State faithful. The facts

Hoopcap: Northwestern Continues to Haunt Wisconsin

Wisconsin fans made have felt a shade of disrespect on Saturday morning when the College Basketball Tournament committee came out with their top 16, and Badgers were nowhere to be found. Truth be told, Wisconsin has a weak resume at this point due to Big

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