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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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Player breakdown: Vander Blue

Player breakdown: Juan Anderson (4/2) What he did well: Where to begin? Vander Blue was spectacular in 2012-’13, improving on his jump shot, continuing to provide lock-down defense and taking on a leadership role for a Marquette team that desperately needed one following the losses of seniors Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom. Improvement from just […]

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