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8 simple rules for watching MU’s Eurotrip games

It’s not even September and we are about to get a taste of Marquette basketball in a competitive setting. No practice whispers, no Pro-Am myths. Real, live basketball. Giddy doesn’t begin to describe my interest level. Reading this all-access primer from Sports Illustrated’s Brian Hamilton took it to another level. If there was ever a […]

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In the science of scheduling, Marquette failed

Marquette completed the game-by-game release of its non-conference schedule on Tuesday morning, and the results are not pretty. That’s being a bit kind. Marquette will play four high-major teams, one quality mid-major, and eight plump cupcakes. Sure, #mubb is young and the BEast will be just that, but scheduling is a science. MU just dropped […]

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Steve Taylor to transfer from Marquette

In a rather shocking Tweet, Marquette announced Steve Taylor would be transferring from the program. #mubb's Steve Taylor Jr. leaving program & will transfer. Appeared in 90 career games for MU in 3 yrs. pic.twitter.com/M1ZJmWTs0J — MarquetteMBB (@MarquetteMBB) March 18, 2015 Taylor will be a senior next season, and will have to sit out a […]

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Building the Marquette alumni mini-camp

It’s no secret that reaching out to past players and making them feel welcome is one of coach Steve Wojciechowski’s main goals for the Marquette basketball program. For Wojo and staff, having an open door policy wasn’t enough. At a meeting with the staff, he approached Travis Diener, MU’s director of basketball operations and former standout […]

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Player shot charts from 2013-’14 season

It’s a Friday afternoon before a Holiday weekend. Let’s not kid ourselves, no one is working right now. What better way to break up the lack of productivity than to look at some pretty (visually) ugly (statistically) shot charts from the great new site Nylon Calculus. Their main focus is on the NBA game, but […]

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