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Who will step up on the fast break for Marquette this year?

Analyzing Marquette’s zone-offense numbers

Buzz Williams said at last year’s media day that he studies zone offenses for an entire month in the offseason. He’s done this each year in an attempt to improve his team’s play in an area he faced often in the Big East. Once known as a 3-point shooting, guard-oriented group, Williams has found — […]

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Top 2012-13 Performances: No 8 Chris Otule vs. Notre Dame

The top 10 10. Trent Lockett vs. Miami 9. Jamil Wilson vs. Miami Stat line: 16 pts, 4 reb, 2 blk, 8-8 fg, 25 min Quality of opponent: 7/10. This Notre Dame squad didn’t scare you on paper or even on the floor, but as Marquette found out just two weeks later, it definitely was no slouch. The […]

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Notre Dame dominates offensive boards in crucial moments

When looking at the box score of Notre Dame’s win over Marquette on Thursday night, one should assume the Fighting Irish didn’t win the game through rebounding. Marquette grabbed 16 offensive rebounds off 29 of their misses from the field, and Notre Dame had just 12 on 36 misses. But when Notre Dame needed to […]

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Interior trouble allows Connaughton (another) career night

“He’s the only guy knocking down 3’s, which means you can not leave him.” “He’s one of those guys that I don’t think you leave at all. Especially a guy coming off a game in which he hit six 3’s.” “He’s the first guy you have to find.” “Would you give help off of that […]

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Notre Dame 73, Marquette 65: Grades

Junior Cadougan – Give credit to Cadougan for looking last year’s debacle against Louisville (eight turnovers) in the eye and producing tonight. He finished with 14 points, including a pair of 3-pointers. The 1 assist-to-3 turnovers were an issue, however, but Marquette only assisted on nine field goals as a team. His defense (Eric Atkins […]

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