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Postgame Comments: Marquette 67, Tennessee 59

Marquette trailed early before taking control of the game with strong shooting and frequent trips to the free throw line. The 67-59 victory earned MU third place in the Orlando Classic, finishing behind champion Kansas and runner-up Michigan State. Coach Wojciechowski called timeout with 11:57 remaining in the first half and his team trailing 17-6. […]

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Michigan State 79, MU 68: Postgame Comments

Michigan State used a barrage of three-pointers to beat Marquette 79-68 in a semifinal game at the Orlando Classic tonight. The Spartans turned the ball over 16 times and only collected 5 offensive rebounds, but an effective field goal percentage of 71.1% was enough to push them to victory over what Coach Tom Izzo called, “the tougher […]

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MU 72, Georgia Tech 70: Postgame Comments From Carlino and Coach Wojo

Marquette rode the hot hand of senior guard Matt Carlino and beat Georgia Tech 72-70 in the opening round of bracket play at the Orlando Classic. Carlino scored 38 points and made 8 of his 14 3-point attempts. He also calmly sank 14 of his 16 free throws attempts and grabbed a team-high (tied) 6 […]

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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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