Archive | January, 2012

Otule rises above knee injury

It would be easy for Chris Otule to ask, “Why me?” After all, the redshirt junior center has missed 55 games in three-plus seasons at Marquette. He missed the start of his freshman season with a broken left foot. A surgically repaired right foot ended his sophomore season just three games in. And this past […]

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MU and Seton Hall trending in opposite directions

Polar opposites. That’s the best way to describe the state of Marquette and Seton Hall as they enter tonight’s contest. No. 15 Marquette (16-4, 7-2 Big East) enters on a six-game winning streak. It’s in second place in the conference, and if Syracuse continues to play without sophomore center Fab Melo, some believe Marquette is […]

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Cadougan’s contributions often go unnoticed

Story appeared in the Jan. 26 edition of The Marquette Tribune. Junior Cadougan hip bumped Davante Gardner and proceeded to throw up his rendition of the three-goggles with a big smile on his face after knocking down his fifth 3-pointer of the season in Tuesday’s 67-47 victory over South Florida. The junior has had much […]

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Johnson-Odom “gets it right” in win over Villanova

Marquette head coach Buzz Williams offered up his opinions on senior guard Darius Johnson-Odom following the Golden Eagles’ 82-78 win over Villanova. “He’s in a really nice groove right now. When seniors can see the end, they shift down and say, ‘Hey, I want to make sure I get this right,’” Williams said. “He’s playing […]

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Marquette overcomes 18 point deficit to take down Villanova

By Michael Wottreng PHILADELPHIA — Marquette made six clutch free throws over the final half minute to thwart Villanova’s upset bid and earn its second Big East road win 82-78. Vander Blue, the worst free throw shooter on the floor at 62%, made four, sandwiched around a pair from Jae Crowder, to help the Golden […]

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