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Photo Gallery: Marquette vs. Xavier

Re-live some of the best moments from Marquette’s defeat to Xavier at the Bradley Center.

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Should Henry Ellenson stop shooting 3s?

No.  Yes, he hasn’t been good at it. (After a 1-5 night in Providence, his season average is down to an awful 25.5% on 51 attempts.) Yes, he has forced up way too many in poor situations. (He’s never taken less than two 3s in a game and only made two 3s in three games.) […]

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Gavitt Games already paying off for FS1, Big East

Problem 1: Nobody was watching Big East teams play cupcakes in November. Problem 2: “Big” teams are generally unwilling to play November road games against top competition. Problem 3: FS1 is still relatively unknown for non-MMA/non-racing fans. Solution: Coerce one of the “Big” conference into a series. When they were announced last May, we said the […]

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In the land of giants

Years ago, when the world was smaller, NBA shooting guard Lazar Hayward was a center. Yeah, all 6-foot-6 of him. Those weren’t exactly the Dark Ages of Marquette basketball – the 2009-2010 team went 22-12 in a loaded Big East and was a 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament, after all – but they were, […]

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Basketball is Our Religion

Does it matter if the Big East is a major conference?

ESPN writer John Gasaway wrote a very insightful piece yesterday using numbers to detail why the Big East still constituted a “major” conference. (The piece is paywalled, so if you don’t have Insider, try this.)  If you reached this post, you are probably a Marquette fan, or at least a fan of another Big East program, so […]

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