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How has Marquette fared as a double-digit underdog?

Marquette opened as a 19-point underdog in its trip to Villanova tonight, which caught my attention, as I didn’t recall Marquette ever being given so many points.  After a bit of searching, it turns out that my initial assumption was correct. Marquette has only been given 19 or more points once since the 1999-2000 season, […]

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Gavitt Games already paying off for FS1, Big East

Problem 1: Nobody was watching Big East teams play cupcakes in November. Problem 2: “Big” teams are generally unwilling to play November road games against top competition. Problem 3: FS1 is still relatively unknown for non-MMA/non-racing fans. Solution: Coerce one of the “Big” conference into a series. When they were announced last May, we said the […]

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What is at stake for Marquette this NCAA Tourney?

After finishing with a sub-.500 record for the first time in 16 years, Marquette was not selected for the NCAA Tournament. Duh. This is the second consecutive year Marquette will sit the dance out, so logic would dictate that there isn’t much on the line for the Golden Eagles when the Madness gets going this […]

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How Marquette stacks up against Big East rebounding

If you’ve been paying attention this offseason, you’re well aware that Marquette enters the 2014-15 with serious concerns on the glass. After touting one of the most talented frontcourts in the Big East last season, finishing fourth in rebounds per game, gone are senior starters Chris Otule and Jamil Wilson, sixth man Davante Gardner as […]

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Twitter Reactions to Marquette’s loss at Nova

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