Jim Calhoun's 800th career victory came thanks in large part to senior guard A.J. Price, who scored a career-high 36 points as No. 2 Connecticut beat No. 8 Marquette 93-82 on Wednesday night.Calhoun became only the seventh coach in Division I history to win 800 or more games. Stanley Robinson added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Huskies (26-2, 14-2 Big East), who had a pronounced size advantage going into the game but ended up getting the best of Marquette on the perimeter, too.Jerel...Read Full Story
Don't tell Rick Pitino that No. 8 Marquette's chances to win the Big East evaporated when star senior Dominic James went down with a broken foot during a loss to No. 2 Connecticut on Wednesday.Sure, Pitino expects the Golden Eagles (23-5, 12-3 Big East) to have a slightly different look with Maurice Acker running things on Sunday when Marquette visits No. 6 Louisville (22-5, 13-2) in basically an elimination game for the Big East regular season title.What Pitino doesn't expect is for the...Read Full Story
The Marquette Golden Eagles and the Providence Friars will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Dunkin Donuts Center. Oddsmakers currently have the Golden Eagles listed as 1½-point favorites versus the Friars, while the game's total has not yet been posted. Jerel McNeal scored 26 points as Marquette Golden beat West Virginia 75-53 on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles covered the 2.5-point spread, while the final score played UNDER the day's posted total of 139. Marshon...Read Full Story
Wikizines are interactive magazines that anyone can create or edit - and this one is about Maurice Acker. Here you can find fresh voices and respond in real time. Some members write articles about recent news and trends related to the wikizine's topic, others recount relevant personal stories or share their favorite pictures and video clips. Got an interesting idea or story to share with other members of this wikizine? Well, then put on your journalist's cap and add your own article!Read Full Story
Maurice Acker Wall
Maurice Acker is a basketball player for the Marquette Golden Eagles. He is a guard, standing 5'-8" and weighing 165 pounds. His number is 2. His hometown is Hazel Crest, IL. Find more Maurice Acker news, pictures, and information here.