Senior Day On Saturday Caps 30-Year Bradley Center Run
March 1, 2018
The Marquette University men’s basketball team (17-12, 8-9 BIG EAST) hosts Creighton (21-9, 10-7 BIG EAST) on Saturday, March 3 at 1:30 p.m. to conclude the regular season. The matchup wil be the program’s Senior Day (Andrew Rowsey will be honored in pregame ceremony) and also its final outing in the BMO Harris Bradley Center. FOX will feature the national television broadcast, with Justin Kutcher (play-by-play) and Nick Bahe (analyst) calling the action. As a special thank you to the over 6.5 million fans who have visited the arena over the course of the past 30 years, MU and the arena are partnering to offer special $2 concessions for those in attendance at Saturday’s game.
All-Time Series Dates Back To 1922-23
Marquette’s all-time series against Creighton spans nearly the entirety of the program’s 100-year history.
The Golden Eagles lead the all-time series 53-32, claiming the most recent matchup 90-86 on the road on Feb. 17, 2018. Forward Sacar Anim led the way with a career-best 26 points and guard Andrew Rowsey chipped in 21 points. MU trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half before rallying for the victory.
Prior to 2013-14, the most recent meeting between the two programs came in the 1998 National Invitation Tournament. MU posted an 80-68 victory in the opening round at the BMO Harris Bradley Center en route to an appearance in the event’s quarterfinals.
Marquette has claimed 26 of the last 34 outings, including 10-straight between 1975 and 1984. MU also downed the Bluejays 91-83 on Senior Day last season on March 4, 2017.
#Celebrate30 Reflects On Bradley Center History
Marquette will conclude its 30th and final season on Saturday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, with the team scheduled to begin competition at the new Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Center in 2018-19.
The team is asking fans to use the hashtag #Celebrate30 on social media to share their favorite moments.
The Bradley Center and its staff have been tremendous partners with Marquette University since the team moved into the arena in 1988-89 and the squad’s tenure in the building has provided a plethora of great moments for the program’s players, coaches and fans. The notes listed below illustrate how important MU’s home court has been to the team’s success.
News & Notes: Scoring Trio Key To Team Success
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