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Recap of Big East award winners

Coach of the Year: John Thompson III, Georgetown The most disputed award of the year, Thompson III won his firstĀ Coach of the Year honor. The Hoyas were picked to finish fifth in the Big East before the season started, yet wound up going 14-4 in conference play, sharing the regular season title with Louisville and […]

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Paint Touches All-Big East award predictions

With the Big East regular season in the books, awards will be handed out this week for conference honors. It’s important to remember that these awards are voted on, so there is sure to be debate on some of the winners. Anyway, we decided to take our best stab at it, and this is what […]

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Marquette misses golden opportunity

Marquette felt a range of different emotions Saturday, and what started as a chance to control its own destiny in the Big East title hunt ended with the Golden Eagles now needing back-to-back home wins against ranked teams to stay in the race for a top-4 seed in the Big East. The Golden Eagles woke […]

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Player Grades: Marquette at Georgetown

Vander Blue (7 pts, 5 reb, 2 ast) Uncharacteristically missed two free throws early on, and it seemed to shake his confidence the rest of the half. He made a couple terrible passes that led to Hoya lay-ups and only attacked the basket a handful of times, settling for long threes on which he was […]

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Zone-buster Wilson propels Marquette offense

When Buzz Williams looked over to his bench at the 8:04 mark of the second half, in the middle of a heated, back-and-forth duel with No. 15 Georgetown, he signaled to Juan Anderson to take out Jamil Wilson. Anderson’s response? “Coach, he’s ballin’.” And Saturday afternoon, in Marquette’s 49-48 win over No. 15 Georgetown, Anderson’s […]

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