"My rule was I wouldn't recruit a kid if he had grass in front of his house.
That's not my world. My world was a cracked sidewalk." —Al McGuire

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Marquette and the Regional Finals over the years - Trip down memory lane

In Marquette's storied basketball history it has been to a number of Regional Finals with a chance to play for a Final Four.  This will be the Warriors 7th Regional Final with a record of 3-3 in the previous six.

Thought I would do a little press digging into memory lane to share some of stories about MU in those games past.

Go Warriors.

1955 Regional Final:  Marquette vs Iowa

Milwaukee Journal:  Gallant Warriors silent in defeat

1968 Regional Final:  Marquette vs Purdue

Owosso Argus Press Pre Game Story

Toledo Blade:  Marquette gets revenge on Rupp.  Purdue next

Toledo Blade: Purdue's King Dreams of Title

Schenectady Gazette:  Marquette seen tough for Purdue

The News and Courier:  Rick Mount paces Purdue to victory

1974 Regional Final:  Marquette vs Michigan

Rochester Sentinel:  McGuire thinks officials blowing whistles too early

Herald Journal:  Michigan --Warriors tangle in Mideast

Gadsden Times:  Marquette, Michigan in Mideast Finals

Herald Journal:  Marquette edges Michigan

Times Daily:  Marquette sneaks past Michigan

1976 Regional Final:  Marquette vs Indiana

Bryan Times:  Marquette, Indiana gain wins

Pittsburgh Press:  Indiana, Marquette reach showdown

Lodi News Sentinel - Top Ranked Indiana to be Challenged by Marquette

Lawrence Journal World:  NCAA Pairings second guessed

Eugene Register:  The Top 2 in NCAA meet today

Toledo Blade:  Knight, McGuire a study in contrast

Milwaukee Sentinel:  Walton ailing for the big one

1977 Regional Final:  Marquette vs Wake Forest

News and Courier:  Toone keys Marquette

Daytona Beach Morning Journal:  Not the same without UCLA

Michigan Daily:  Marquette preys upon Deacons

Schenectady Gazette:  Midwest Title to Marquette; Toone Excels

St. Petersburg Times:  Marquette, Vegas vs. the Carolinas

Telegraph Herald:  Sub Centers 3 point play gives Marquette win

2003 Regional Final:  Marquette vs Kentucky

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:  Kentucky game brings back memories

GoMarquette.com;  Marquette success conjures up memories

Herald Journal:  Marquette's run feels like McGuire

USA Today:  Wade, Marquette leave Kentucky in their wake

SI.com:  Marquette's Jackson makes name for himself

SI.com:  Wade too much

Chicago Tribune:  Marquette - Kentucky was more than a game

NY Times:  Wade and Marquette are picture of success

Cincinnati Enquirer:  Eagles abruptly end UK hopes of national title


Bill Waldron said...
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Bill Waldron said...

Thanks for compiling this trip down memory lane. Good stuff!