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During Beat Bucky Week, we celebrate one of the best, most intense and historic rivalries of its kind, Marquette vs. Wisconsin. Show us your #MUPride by participating in our a week-long celebration leading up to the games on Saturday.

Overall, Wisconsin holds a 64-55 advantage in the 119-game series history, which dates back to 1917. This much-anticipated game happens every December, alternating stadiums each year. Whether you bleed blue and gold or red, this in-state rivalry is sure to bring out the school spirit! #BeatBucky





All Week

Wisconsin T-shirt Trade-in
AMU, 2nd Floor: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Turn in a Wisconsin Badgers T-shirt and receive a brand new Marquette T-shirt in exchange. The entire campus community is encouraged to participate.

Class Penny War for Scholarship Aid
AMU, 2nd Floor: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Be the Difference and donate your change to the Students Helping Students Scholarship fund and help your class win! The winning class will receive the “virtual” class trophy and bragging rights until next year.

Monday, December 2

Badger Roast
AMU, Marquette Place & Brew Bayou: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Celebrate the tradition by enjoying rivalry-themed food and drink specials at Marquette Place and the Brew Bayou. The entire campus community is encouraged to participate.

Specials include:

  • Brew Bayou - Brew ‘N Gold coffee served in the café and sold in ½# retail bags
  • NYC Subs - Badger Beef Sub for $5.49
  • Grill 155 - Black & Blue Burger for $4.49/Combo for $6.89
  • Ultimate Baja - Blue & Gold Nachos for $6.19

Wednesday, December 4

Bingo @ The Annex
Union Sports Annex: 10:00 p.m.
The Annex will be giving away hundreds of dollars in prizes and it’s a great time to relax and take a break in between studying for finals. As many as 200 students show up for this event, so get there early to get a good seat!

Friday, December 6

Spirit Day
The entire campus community is encouraged to show their #MUPride by wearing your “Marquette best” for the campus-wide spirit day.

Saturday, December 7

Marquette vs. Wisconsin
Cheer on both the Marquette men's and women's basketball team as they take on Wisconsin!

Men's Basketball Viewing Party
Union Sports Annex: 1:15 p.m.

Women's Basketball Game
Al McGuire Center: 7:00 p.m.

Schedule of Events

- Wisconsin T-shirt Trade-in
- Class Penny War

Badger Roast

Bingo @ the Annex

Spirit Day

- MBB Game-watching
- WBB Game