Author Archives | Michael LoCicero

How Chris Otule won the game for Marquette Saturday

Chris Otule won the game for Marquette Saturday afternoon. Look at the box score and you’ll see he only scored 12 points and had four rebounds — all on the offensive end — in the game. He also missed his three free throw attempts in Marquette’s 96-94 win over DePaul. Don’t tell Buzz Williams that […]

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Marquette’s NCAA Tournament chances aren’t done just yet

Despite having just five games left in the regular season and missing an opportunity against Creighton Wednesday night, Marquette still finds itself with a chance to earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament. It just can’t afford to lose more than one or two games between now and March 15, the night of the Big […]

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Creighton with too much firepower, handles Marquette 85-70

Ultimately, Wednesday night’s game came down to the better team winning. But, man, you have to admire the way Marquette stuck with a potential Final Four opponent for the majority of its 85-70 loss to Creighton Wednesday night. It just wasn’t enough. The Bluejays shot 61 percent from the field, made 11 threes and shot […]

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Golden Eagles handle Xavier, 81-72, on National Marquette Day

Despite allowing Xavier to shoot almost 55 percent, Marquette was able to get a huge win over the Musketeers on National Marquette Day, 81-72. Xavier shot 54.2 percent for the game, but couldn’t get key stops when it needed to. Marquette forced 19 turnovers, while only committing five of its own. Xavier went on a […]

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Marquette loses first conference home game since 2011, falling to Villanova, 94-85

After committing a crucial foul at the end of regulation, Ryan Arcidiacono was too much for Marquette in overtime, as Villanova handed the Golden Eagles a tough-to-swallow 94-85 loss Saturday. Arcidiacono scored six points in the extra period after fouling Todd Mayo on a 3-pointer with four seconds left in regulation. Mayo hit all three […]

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