Archive | December, 2012

Confirmed, disproved and learned: Marquette through 12 games

Marquette completed its non-conference schedule Saturday with a 75-66 win over North Carolina Central, moving the Golden Eagles to 9-3. With the Big East season around 48 hours away, it’s time to look back on the first two months of the season and see, in no particular order, which general preseason thoughts were confirmed, which […]

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Mixed results as Marquette hangs on vs. NC Central

By Marco Radenkovich Turnovers, turnovers, turnovers. That was the story Saturday afternoon at the Bradley Center as Marquette (9-3) hung on for a 75-66 win over North Carolina Central (6-7). Marquette committed 20 turnovers, leading to 25 NC Central points. The turnovers ranged from steals to dropped passes to out of bounds violations. The Golden […]

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NC Central Scouting Report: Switchable Eagles rely on charity stripe

Marquette will try and close out its non-conference schedule better than it did last year when it takes on North Carolina Central tomorrow afternoon at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Last year’s final tune-up to the Big East coincidentally was also the last time Marquette lost at home, a 79-57 loss to Vanderbilt. Since then […]

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Why Trent must Lock-ett up at the rim

Trent Lockett arrived in Milwaukee as the assumed top scorer at Marquette, a team with question marks on offense after the departures of Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom, expectations were high. He wasn’t going to replicate either of the two seniors’ numbers, but as a proven scorer was expected to fill up the box score […]

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Big East Power Rankings 1.3

The final power rankings of 2012 have arrived, and a major upset shook up the top five. Louisville has only 11 wins and has tallied a loss while there is still an undefeated team remaining and three teams with 12 wins, but the Cardinals will stay in the top spot until a top-5 (in these […]

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