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Five burning questions: Marquette offseason edition

It’s been nearly three months since Marquette’s season ended with a 68-65 loss to Xavier in the Big East Tournament. Between then and now, here’s what’s happened: Buzz Williams left for Virginia Tech and took a pair of recruits, Ahmed Hill and Satchel Pierce with him; Shaka Smart was Marquette’s Twitter coach for a few […]

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Marquette's defense has struggled in late-game situations. (USA Today)

Analyzing Marquette in late-game situations

Marquette has played some of the best defense in the country this season. Ken Pom ranks the Golden Eagles as the 42nd most efficient defensive group, their 0.785 PPP-against entering Thursday ranked in the 92nd percentile nationally and opponents are making just 42 percent of their 2-pointers, the 20th best mark in the nation. Thanks […]

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New Big East gives MU no room for error

Three years ago Marquette found itself in a position early in the season where its non-conference results left a hazy outlook toward the rest of the season. The Golden Eagles went 9-4 before the turn of the calendar, beating the likes of cupcakes Prairie View A&M, Longwood, Texas A&M Corpus-Christi and Centenary, among others. Jimmy […]

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Red-hot Jamil Wilson finding his new role again

In May we documented how senior switchable Jamil Wilson had transformed each of his two seasons playing at Marquette, filling in at center as a redshirt-sophomore and seeing more time on the perimeter as a trailer in his redshirt-junior season. As a senior, Wilson was expected to change once again. With 6-foot-9 junior-college transfer Jameel […]

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Marquette drops to 5-4 with 70-64 loss at Wisconsin

A late rally came up short as Marquette dropped to 5-4 with a 70-64 loss in Madison Saturday afternoon. Poor guard play hurt the Golden Eagles once again, as the starting guards combined for just three points. Todd Mayo also missed the game for a violation of team rules. Jamil Wilson led Marquette with 22 […]

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