Archive | November, 2012

The truth about Marquette after Thursday night

Buzz Williams warned everyone something like this may happen. From the moment he stood at the podium fielding questions on media day in October, up until postgame press conferences following Marquette’s win over UMBC on Monday, Williams hinted at his Marquette team not being ready for a game like Thursday night, which turned out to […]

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Marquette vs. Florida: Player Grades

Marquette’s attempt to avenge last season’s Sweet 16 went terribly awry as the Golden Eagles got waxed 82-49. It’s difficult to assign grades in such a lopsided affair, but here are my quick evaluations of the sordid affair: Junior Cadougan: 2 pts, 2 ast, 2 to, 2 fls  He got in foul trouble early on and […]

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Florida Scouting Report: Efficiency, shooters make Gators tough

Because of the Carrier Classic cancellation, and Marquette’s familiarity with Big East opponents, tonight marks perhaps the toughest task the Golden Eagles will face all season when they travel to Gainesville to take on No. 7 Florida. It’s the first true road game for Buzz Williams’ group, a week and a day after they placed […]

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Is the sky falling?

I was at work yesterday when I first saw the tweet that Tulane was to become a full-time member of the Big East. I chuckled to myself and kept working. Checking back in a half hour or so later notified me that East Carolina would be added for football. I closed my browser and planted […]

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Otule works the hard way to push forward

When Chris Otule suffered a torn ACL 10 months ago, a range of emotions went running through his head. It was the his third season-ending injury in four seasons, this time more severe than the broken feet he suffered – once his freshman year and again as a sophomore – and an injury that would not simply […]

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