Archive | December, 2011

Marquette opens Big East play against Villanova

Marquette begins its seventh season as a Big East member when it hosts the Villanova Wildcats tomorrow afternoon at the Bradley Center. The Wildcats are led by second team All Big East member Maalik Wayns. The junior point guard is enjoying a breakout campaign in 2011, averaging 17.6 points and 5.3 assists per game. Despite […]

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Top 15 Marquette basketball moments of 2011

2011 was quite the season for Buzz Williams and the Marquette Golden Eagles. Aside from winning 24 games and a trip to the Sweet 16, Marquette compiled a tremendous recruiting class for 2012, had a player selected in the first round of the NBA draft for the second consecutive year and provided plenty of memories […]

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Marquette’s “new team” needs a third scoring option

Junior center Chris Otule averaged 5.0 points per game in eight games before being sidelined indefinitely with a right knee injury. Based on Marquette’s past three offensive performances, it’s felt like Otule averaged closer to 25 points per game. The Golden Eagles, who averaged 84 points per game through their first 10 contests, have come […]

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Taylor, Vanderbilt rout Marquette in non-conference finale

The Vanderbilt Commodores (9-4) got 19 points from senior forward Jeffery Taylor in a 74-57 upset win over the No. 14/13 Marquette Golden Eagles (11-2) Thursday night at the Bradley Center. The Commodores controlled the momentum from the opening tip, jumping out to a 31-6 lead to open the game and leading by as many […]

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Five Point Play V12: Vanderbilt Edition

Marquette takes on the Vanderbilt Commodores tonight at the Bradley Center as the Golden Eagles close out their non-conference portion of the season. The Golden Eagles lost at Vanderbilt a year ago, 77-76, as senior forward Andre Walker made a layup 4.1 seconds left to give the Commodores the win. Marquette is 1-1 against SEC […]

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