Archive | January, 2013

Big East Power Rankings 1.7

Crazy week in the Big East with plenty of movement. Here we go. Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 Week 8 1. Syracuse (18-2, 6-1) | Last week: 1 : The Orange had a bit of a let down week after the big road victory over then No. 1 Louisville. They […]

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Freshman Taylor stays patient, excels when called upon

Steve Taylor likely won’t win Marquette a game this season, and he won’t lead the team in scoring or rebounding. He won’t reap much praise for the Golden Eagles’ 5-1 start in Big East play, but the numbers the former Simeon star is putting up in his limited minutes reveal both an offensive spark — […]

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Coaches, players tried not to go batty during delays

The final score was just the beginning of the story at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Saturday afternoon as a bat caused several delays during the second half. In case you missed it, here’s a link to check out some of the highlights of the bat incident. As a sign of the times, at least […]

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Marquette picks up bat-infested win over Friars

Saturday afternoon Ed Cooley and the Providence Friars weren’t the only thing Marquette had to fend off. A fruit bat somehow entered the BMO Harris Bradley Center and after supposedly flying around the upper levels at the start of the second half, swooped down and flew around the court, halting play on four different occasions […]

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Marquette looks to shake off the rust against improving Providence squad

When Providence comes to town tomorrow, coach Buzz Williams expects Marquette to have its hands full despite the Friars 10-9 record. “Their record is not an indicator of the job that coach (Ed Cooley) has done with those guys,” Williams said. “I think with their injuries, they’ve never had a full roster and I think […]

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Free throw effectiveness carrying Marquette offense

In an interview last season, Buzz Williams revealed his coaching staff keeps track of nine different unique statistics during a game, with a number in mind for each they attempt to reach that Williams believes leads to victories. Whether that list has changed or Williams has added or subtracted statistics this season is unsure, but […]

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