Tag Archives: NCAA Tournament

NCAA Tourney sites selected with MU implications

It’s never too early to think about the NCAA Tournament, even if that means looking ahead a year or two (or three). That’s why when the NCAA announced the hosting sites for the 1st/2nd rounds as well as the regionals for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 tourneys, Twitter took full notice. There was a lot of info […]

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Marquette’s NCAA Tournament chances aren’t done just yet

Despite having just five games left in the regular season and missing an opportunity against Creighton Wednesday night, Marquette still finds itself with a chance to earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament. It just can’t afford to lose more than one or two games between now and March 15, the night of the Big […]

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Why was the Sweet 16 not good enough for Buzz?

Buzz Williams surprised a lot of people during Marquette Madness last season proclaiming that the Sweet 16 wasn’t good enough anymore, as seen in the video above. Without further comment, here’s what Buzz had to say about that earlier this summer at the Marquette BBQ. “I thought that our returning players were beginning to think […]

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Top 2012-13 Performances: No. 1 Vander Blue vs. Butler

Statline: 29 pts, 2 reb, 4 stl, 9-15 FG, 3-4 3FG, 8-8 FT, 34 min. Quality of opponent: 10/10 The Bulldogs were only a No. 6 seed in the East Regional, but Brad Stevens was back in the Big Dance two seasons after back-to-back NCAA Championship appearances. Buzz Williams had run circles around opposing coaches all […]

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An open letter to Chris Otule: Finish your legacy

Chris, In the coming weeks, perhaps days, you will make a life-altering decision. You, a 23-year-old graduate, must choose whether to return for a sixth and final season in Milwaukee, or walk away and pursue a basketball career overseas or another using the professional communication major you graduated with in December. You will sit down […]

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