Tag Archives: Maui Invitational

Win over Marquette seems like forever ago to Butler

Brad Stevens doesn’t let his teams linger on results for too long. He’s prone to move to the next game immediately after it occurs. So when Rotnei Clarke was asked about his buzzer-beating three-pointer to beat Marquette back in November, he says it feels like that happened a while ago. “We’ve moved past definitely just […]

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Five Point Play v2.2: Post-Maui Invitational analysis

After the Ohio State matchup aboard the Carrier Classic in Charleston, S.C. was cancelled, Marquette began its season at home with wins over Colgate and Southeast Louisiana. Buzz Williams’ group then traveled to Hawaii to take part in the Maui Invitational, where a last second buzzer-beater from Rotnei Clarke helped Butler to a 72-71 win […]

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The five biggest takeaways from Maui

It would have been an impressive feat had Marquette run the table in Maui, so a 2-1 record is a positive in that regard. It’s unfortunate, however, that the lone loss came on a 30-foot, running one-hander from Rotnei Clarke at the buzzer. Marquette missed out on a chance to play No. 9 North Carolina, […]

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USC Scouting Report: Trojans still looking for offensive identity

The Maui Invitational has been full of surprises through two days, and the final day will see Marquette and Southern Cal square off in the fifth-place game this afternoon at 4 p.m. CT (12 p.m. local time). It’s the first meeting between these two teams, and Marquette will see a familiar face on the opposing […]

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MU rebounds, throttles Mississippi State 89-62

Marquette shot 58 percent from the field in the first half on its way to an 89-62 rout over Mississippi State in the consolation bracket’s second round of the Maui Invitational. Vander Blue scored a team-high 18 points and Davante Gardner picked up his first double-double of the year with 15 points and 12 rebounds […]

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