Ben Steele, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Ben Steele

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Ben:

Live Coverage: Marquette vs. Wisconsin

The Golden Eagles (2-1) and Badgers (3-0) meet for the 127th time. → Read More

Oklahoma State 70, Marquette 62: Offense looks downright ugly in MU's first big challenge

The Golden Eagles had no answers for the Cowboys' zone defense. Oklahoma State also had a 15-0 run in the first half after falling behind early. → Read More

Marquette 75, Eastern Illinois 50: Big guys play a leading role

In Marquette's 75-50 victory over Eastern Illinois at Fiserv Forum on Friday, the big guys showed deft shooting touch from the outside. → Read More

Marquette 99, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 57: An impressive start to a new era for the Golden Eagles

The Golden Eagles rode crisp ball movement and a feisty defense to dominate an overmatched Arkansas-Pine Bluff in their season opener. → Read More

Marquette scheduled to face Arkansas-Pine Bluff in first game since March 7

The Golden Eagles are scheduled to play their first game since March 7 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Fiserv Forum. → Read More

Jose Perez granted NCAA waiver to play immediately at Marquette

The 6-foot-5 Perez averaged 15.1 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists over two seasons at Gardner-Webb. → Read More

Marquette's Markus Howard gets a chance with the Denver Nuggets after going undrafted

Hours after not being picked, the 5-foot-11 guard, MU's all-time leading scorer, reportedly agreed to a two-way contract with the Denver Nuggets. → Read More

Marquette signs what could be its backcourt of the future, including a recruit who has never been to Milwaukee.

Future Golden Eagles backcourt mates Stevie Mitchell and Kameron Jones have already starting building a rapport. → Read More

Fiserv Forum and Al McGuire Center won't have fans for Marquette basketball games, at least through December

Should Marquette eventually allow fans to men's and women's basketball games this season, tickets would be sold on a single-game basis. → Read More

Former Academy of Science scoring machine Shemera Williams' finds a new college basketball home

Shemera Williams, the No. 2 scorer in Wisconsin girls high-school history, is leaving Virginia after one season. → Read More

Marquette women want to challenge the top basketball teams in the Big East, including UConn

The Golden Eagles return some high-level talent, including senior guard Selena Lott, who was named to the preseason all-Big East team. → Read More

Fiserv Forum will host first- and second-round games in men's 2025 NCAA Tournament

It was previously announced that Milwaukee also will host first- and second-round NCAA basketball games in 2022. → Read More

Marquette women's basketball team lands commitment from ESPN top 60 recruit Kendra Gillispie

Kendra Gillispie is a skilled player who can handle the ball well for her size. According to ESPN, she is the No. 58 prospect for the 2021 class. → Read More

The roots of Jimmy Butler's NBA success can be traced back to Marquette

Before becoming a part of "Heat Culture," Jimmy Butler honed his defensive ability, maniacal work ethic and competitive nature at Marquette. → Read More

Tyler Herro has been such a star during the playoffs that Heat teammate Jimmy Butler got a Whitnall jersey

The sweet-shooting Miami Heat rookie has won over casual fans with his unshakable confidence and fearless play → Read More

Brookfield's Harrison Ott pulls away to win the 100th Wisconsin State Open

The rising senior at Vanderbilt continued his stellar recent play with a six-stroke victory. Dan Woltman and Chris Colla tied for second. → Read More

With a push started at Marquette, Big East basketball players will wear 'Black Lives Matter' patches

The Big East's 11 schools unanimously approved the patches for the uniforms of men's and women's hoops players for the 2020-21 season. → Read More

Kaylor Steger has fought through early professional struggles. He leads the State Open after two rounds.

The 24-year-old Kaylor Steger has battled adversity since turning pro not long after winning a state title at Oak Creek High School. → Read More

Mavericks 136, Bucks 132 (OT): Doncic wins battle of stars

Doncic had his 17th triple-double of the season with 36 points, 19 assists and 14 rebounds. → Read More

Bucks' Antetokounmpo, Budenholzer finalists for NBA awards

Antetokounmpo has a chance to join Hakeem Olajuwon and Michael Jordan as the only players to win MVP and defensive player of the year in the same season. → Read More