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Marquette failed in the non-conference and has fewer opportunities to make it up in the Big Eat. (USA Today)

Know Thy Enemy: Arizona State

It’s been a rough start to December for the Golden Eagles. Losing to in state rival Wisconsin is never pleasant, even if the game went better than expected. To throw a little salt in the wound, sophomores Deonte Burton and John Dawson announced they would be transferring at the end of the semester. Dawson, having […]

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Know Thy Enemy: Wisconsin

Alright, alright, alright! After the twin debacles against UN-O and NJIT, many thought Marquette was dead in the water. A third place finish in the Orlando Classic is a lot better than what most fans were expecting. Marquette used quickness, defensive pressure, and surprisingly effective shooting to beat two Power 5 squads in Georgia Tech […]

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Know Thy Enemy: Tennessee

Tennessee is a very similar team to Marquette. Both have first year coaches, both are in rebuilding seasons, and both are usually the shortest team on the floor. After losing four starters and two rotation players, the Volunteers have been left looking for an identity. Similar to Marquette, they run a four guard lineup with […]

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Know Thy Enemy: Georgia Tech

Monday night’s matchup against N.J.I.T. was a tale of two halves for the Golden Eagles. The first half was a continuance of the struggles that were made evident by the stunning defeat handed to them by Nebraska-Omaha. No boxing out, missed open shots, and sieve-like defense lead to losing at halftime to a team that […]

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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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