Noteworthy: Marquette Athletics' June 27 Notebook
June 27, 2017
Men’s Basketball Hoopla concludes centennial celebration
The culminating celebration of the centennial of Marquette’s men’s basketball was held on Friday, June 23 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center with almost 1,000 guests in attendance. Former MU coaches and student-athletes from every era attended the event, which was emceed by ESPN’s Jay Bilas and featured panels of players from the 1940s to the present day.
NBA Summer League begins this weekend
Marquette’s young pros looking to solidify their spots in an NBA lineup will compete in summer leagues over the next couple weeks. Henry Ellenson and the Detroit Pistons will compete in the 2017 Mountain Dew Orlando Pro Summer League, held July 1-6 at the Amway Center’s practice court. All games will air on NBATV. Trent Lockett has committed to playing for the Atlanta Hawks entry in the Las Vegas Summer League from July 7-17. Former NBA guard Dwight Buycks will play with the Dallas Mavericks, who will send entries to both Orlando and Vegas.
Catch both basketball teams at Summerfest on July 2
The Marquette men’s and women’s basketball teams will make an appearance at The World’s Largest Music Festival on Sunday, July 2 at the Gruber Law Offices SportsZone near the main gate of the grounds. The women’s squad will host a clinic at 12:30 p.m., followed by the men’s team at 1:30 p.m. and have giveaways for fans in attendance.
Visit Summerfest.com for more information on the festival.
McNamara produces and Brown is an MLL All-Star
Marquette’s all-time leading scorer Ryan McNamara has continued to shine this year in a different uniform as the new Rochester Rattler has notched seven points (four goals and three assists) through his first three MLL games. He notched a pair of goals and an assist in an overtime defeat at home to Atlanta on Saturday evening. Marquette volunteer assistant coach Ryan Brown earned a spot in the 2017 MLL All-Star Game it was announced earlier this week. Brown leads the league with 27 goals and is third with 35 points.
Register today for the M Club Golf Outing
The Marquette M Club Golf Outing is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 14 in Wales, Wisconsin at The Legend at Brandybrook and early bird registration is available until July 14.
Monday, August 14
10:30 a.m. - Registration/Range Open
Summer camp season continues in July
Summer camps for most of Marquette’s teams continue during the month of July, beginning on the dates listed below. Check out www.MarquetteSportsCamps.com for registration details and for more information.
July 9 – Women’s Volleyball
Register today for the 2017-18 Marquette Kids Club
Individuals interested in signing up for the Marquette Athletics Kid’s Club can do so today for the 2017-18 season. All members (must be in eighth grade or younger) receive the official Kids Club t-shirt, free admission to all soccer, volleyball, women’s basketball and lacrosse home games as well as a free ticket to select men’s basketball games. Call 414-288-4668, email or visit www.gomarquette.com/kidsclub/ for more information.
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