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3 takeaways from MU’s victory over Alabama A&M

Influential setting: There’s no sugar coating it, despite the uniqueness of playing a regulation game in the Al McGuire Center for the first time in program history, there were a lot of empty seats. I would hazard it was at most 85% full. Completely different atmosphere. Nevertheless, the atmosphere was nothing like that of a game […]

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Marquette Sees Improvement in Non-conference Strength of Schedule

Marquette Sees Improvement in Non-conference Strength of Schedule  Marquette’s non-conference RPI strength of schedule projects to show improvement compared to 2013-14 Even at 8-4, MU’s non-conference adjusted winning percentage would be worse than last year, but the better strength of schedule more than offsets the lower winning percentage Tuesday’s game against Arizona State game looms […]

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Three Takeaways from Wisconsin

By: Trey Killian Special Contributor Three takeaways from a well-fought, yet disappointing 49-38 loss to Wisconsin at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Driving on a team that’s bigger than you doesn’t work Marquette has already had its share of trials and tribulations in the paint this season, and the Wisconsin game represents another ugly chapter. […]

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Anderson, Johnson shine in season opener

Three takeaways from tonight’s 79-63 win over UT-Martin: Juan Anderson finally looks comfortable. It has been a tough three years for the former top-100 recruit. He started his career by being suspended three games for accepting a free playoff ticket for a Milwaukee Brewers playoff game and missed another game with a shoulder injury. He […]

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Vander Blue has unfinished business in the Sweet 16. (USA Today)

Marquette’s recent history with top-25 recruits

It’s tough to overstate the importance of Henry Ellenson’s commitment to Marquette. While the MU media books are filled with high ranked high school All-Americans, the more recent history has been quite barren in that regard. Since the 1977 championship and Al McGuire’s retirement, Marquette has only recruited three top-25 high school players, and only two […]

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