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Top Season Performance Bracket Semifinals

4. Jerel McNeal (2008-2009) vs. 1. Dwyane Wade (2002-2003) The case for Wade: Fresh of defeating the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats to book a trip to the Final Four in New Orleans, Wade remarked, ”I wanted to take Marquette to the next level, the same level as Al McGuire did.” That he did. This medium sized fella’ was all […]

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TSP Bracket: Steve Novak vs. Robert Jackson

3. Steve Novak (2005-2006) vs. 14. Robert Jackson (2002-2003) The case for Novak: Welcome to the Big East. Novak poured in 41 points in Marquette’s first game as a Big East member, upsetting No. 2 Connecticut, and that was only the start. Novak finished his senior season with the best offensive rating in the country, according to KenPom. He […]

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TSP Bracket: Jae Crowder vs. Lazar Hayward

2. Jae Crowder (2011-2012)            vs.   7. Lazar Hayward (2009-2010) The case for Crowder: It’s not fair to say he came out of nowhere, seeing as his father was a pretty good basketball player himself, but who would have thought a junior-college transfer would dominate the premier conference in the country and put in […]

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TSP Bracket: Jerel McNeal vs. Wes Matthews

4. Jerel McNeal (2008-2009) vs. 5. Wesley Matthews (2008-2009) The case for McNeal: The senior’s Second Team All-American season was slightly overshadowed by the other two of the “Big Three” and Lazar Hayward, but McNeal was superb. He was third in the Big East in points, scoring 20 or more points in 11 of 12 games during one […]

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TSP Bracket: Dwyane Wade vs. Jimmy Butler

This is the first match-up of the second round of the Top Season Performance Bracket. Who moves on is up to you, so vote early and share with others! 1. Dwyane Wade (2002-2003) vs. 8. Jimmy Butler (2010-2011) The case for Wade: Fresh of defeating the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats to book a trip to the Final Four […]

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