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Know Thy Enemy: NJIT

Well, Saturday was unpleasant. The stunning home loss to the Mavericks of Nebraska-Omaha was a cruel splash of cold water, wrenching fans from long-shot dreams of the NCAA tournament to the nightmarish possibility of a season even worse than the 2013-’14 campaign. Many are no longer looking at Marquette’s next matchup as an easy cupcake […]

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Know Thy Enemy: Nebraska-Omaha

On Tuesday night, Marquette nation was left unsure of what to think. It was an eleven point loss…that was probably closer to a 20 point loss. But fans saw some really good moments from the still developing Golden Eagles. #freestevetaylor destroyed the Ohio State zone. The Marquette ‘D’ forced 13 first half turnovers. And perhaps […]

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Know Thy Enemy: “The” Ohio State

Marquette travels to Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday for a tilt with Thad Matta’s Buckeyes. Last season’s matchup was nothing short of a disaster for the Golden Eagles. After tying the Buckeye’s 19 points in the first half, the Blue and Gold were outscored by 17 in the second half for a 52-35 loss. This was […]

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Ten burning questions going into the new season

When someone asks how Marquette will do this year, this is all you need to say: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ I don’t know. You don’t know. Heck, the staff doesn’t even know. There are simply too many unknowns to make a definitive prediction. So instead of posting a preview full of conjecture and uninformed opinion, let’s just spell […]

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Tempered expectations reign in Marquette previews

Going into last season, Marquette was a consensus top-20 team, coming off three consecutive Sweet-16s and deemed a heavy favorite to repeat as Big East champs.  My how things change. After failing to live up to those lofty predictions, losing 70 percent of the offense, failing to make the NCAA Tournament and seeing Buzz Williams […]

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