Archive | February, 2012

Post-game thoughts: Cincinnati blows out Marquette

Well, the Golden Eagles have played better, but this certainly isn’t any cause for concern. It’s never good to lose the way Marquette did tonight, but the combination of Cincinnati’s stifling zone and ability to beat the Golden Eagles at their own game (transition points and limited turnovers) was the perfect equation for a game […]

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Big East Player of the Year Race

With less than one week of games remaining, we’re down to the home stretch of the Big East season. Marquette finds itself in unprecedented territory boasting not one but two candidates for Big East Player of the Year. We made the case for Jae Crowder last week — as has the great Cracked Sidewalks blog, Jay […]

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Cincinnati a tough road task for Golden Eagles

The Marquette Golden Eagles are familiar with adverse situations. As last Friday night showed, they also are familiar with continued successes during those difficult times. Three starters, including leading scorer Darius Johnson-Odom, were suspended for the first half against West Virginia for an undisclosed violation of team rules. Johnson-Odom, along with junior guard Junior Cadougan […]

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February 26 Bracket

February 26 Bracket

Conference Breakdown

 

 

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What’s all the Buzz about?

A wise man once said, “A team should be a extension of the coach’s personality.” That man was none other than Al McGuire, the patron saint of Marquette basketball who routinely finished the phrase by saying: “my teams are obnoxious and arrogant.” More than 30 years have passed since the colorful warrior paced the sidelines, […]

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