The Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball team (formerly the Marquette Hilltoppers and Marquette Warriors) represents Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Marquette currently competes in the Big East. It last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2017.When was Marquette basketball founded?
Marquette College. Marquette University was founded 137 years ago on August 28, 1881, as Marquette College by John Martin Henni, the first Catholic bishop of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, with the assistance of funding from Belgian businessman Guillaume Joseph DeBuey.What is Marquette's mascot?
Marquette has both “Bleuteaux” and “Blueteaux” as spelling for the creature. Even the Marquette Tribune was never able to select a specific spelling. Bleuteaux was a blue “muppet like creature.” He served as Marquette's official mascot from 1984-1991.