Tag Archives: Marquette Basketball

Bill Cords addresses Marquette’s search to replace Buzz Williams

The media room at the Al McGuire Center was filled to the brim Thursday afternoon as Bill Cords provided insights on search for Buzz Williams’ replacement since the social media eruption Monday. The two main points: Cords said he will remain Marquette’s interim athletic director until about this time next year and that Virginia Commonwealth […]

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Marquette moves to contender status with win over Pitt

Marquette knew a win over No. 16 Pittsburgh would have implications. It moved the Golden Eagles into a tie for first place in the Big East with Georgetown. It meant a sweep of its toughest mirror opponent, and it meant a 1.5-game lead over the Panthers and Notre Dame for the fourth spot and double-bye […]

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Pittsburgh provides imposing challenge as Marquette aims for another double bye

Marquette hosts one of the hottest teams in the Big East when Pittsburgh comes to town tomorrow for a noon tip off. The Golden Eagles are currently tied for first place in the conference standings following Syracuse’s 66-58 loss at Connecticut Wednesday. “This is probably the biggest game of the year for us so far, […]

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My challenge to Vander Blue

When Darius Johnson-Odom and Jae Crowder left Marquette last spring, it left a void both in the leadership and scoring departments. For the first time in Buzz Williams’ tenure, there was no returning player with the accolades and experience to fill said void without a hitch. It was an unknown. Through 23 games Vander Blue […]

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Road woes leave major question marks

Much has been made this season about Marquette’s impressive home winning streak. The Golden Eagles have won all 13 games at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in 2012-’13, and the current 22-game winning streak is fourth best in the country, behind Syracuse (37), South Dakota State (28) and Colorado State (26). It’s an impressive feat, […]

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