Archive | January, 2012

Five Point Play V16: The Five Game Winning Streak

At the beginning of Big East play many were concerned with where the 2011-2012 Golden Eagles could go this season. With two heartbreaking losses to top-10 opponents (Georgetown and Syracuse) and the slow start problem, this team was treading water. But that all seems to be in the past now as Marquette has reeled off […]

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Freshmen Anderson, Wilson victims of deep squad

This story was published in the Jan. 24 edition of The Marquette Tribune. During Buzz Williams’ four years as Marquette’s head coach, only one freshman has averaged more than nine minutes per game in more than nine games. This year one freshman, guard Todd Mayo, is on pace to add his name to that list, […]

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Photo recap of victory over USF

Marquette Tribune photographer Elise Krivit visually recaps the 67-47 victory over South Florida on Tuesday night.

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Sloppy Bulls no match for Golden Eagles

Turning the ball over 22 times is never a recipe for winning a game. Particularly when the opposing team turns the ball over just five times. That was the case for South Florida (12-9, 5-3 Big East) on Tuesday night, who got a reality check from Marquette (17-4, 6-2 Big East) in a 67-47 loss […]

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South Florida Scouting Report: Efficiency, rebounding lead to 5-2 start

The Marquette Golden Eagles, winners of four straight, will take the surprising South Florida Bulls on Tuesday night at the Bradley Center. The Bulls have been one of the biggest surprises in this year’s unpredictable Big Eat Season, winning five of their first seven games and tied for third in the conference. While Stan Heath’s […]

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Breaking down Marquette’s advanced statistics

Ken Pomeroy (KenPom.com) is a website that looks at advanced statistics in college basketball and can be a solid indicator of efficiency, both by team and individually. Pomeroy predicts Marquette will win each of its next six contests, with South Florida (85 percent chance of winning) being the easiest opponent and Notre Dame (62 percent) […]

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