Archive | February, 2013

Marquette-Syracuse preview: Plenty on the line tonight

Both Marquette and Syracuse squandered opportunities to remain in first place on Saturday, and one team will have the chance to make up for it when the two teams square off tonight in Milwaukee. The Orange saw an NCAA-best 38-game home winning streak disappear after Otto Porter scored 33 points for Georgetown in a 57-46 […]

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Big East Power Rankings: 1.11

Georgetown picked up a massive win at Syracuse, and Cincinnati continued its free-fall in this week’s power rankings. Let’s go. Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8 | Week 9 | Week 10 | Week 11 Week 12 1. Georgetown (21-4, 11-3) | Last week: 1: Your stage is set, Otto Porter. The Hoyas have now won […]

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Reliving the 23-game home win streak

On Feb. 11, 2012, Mick Cronin stood at the podium inside Marquette’s media room and said he would “bet anyone a hot dog” the Golden Eagles wouldn’t lose another home game all year. Little did Cronin know that Marquette would wind up winning 16 more games in the Bradley Center (and BMO Harris Bradley Center), […]

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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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Villanova 60, Marquette 56: Player Grades

Junior Cadougan: Don’t let the 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting fool you. This was one of the senior point guard’s worst performances of the year. Cadougan (five turnovers) couldn’t get into any sort of rhythm and, in rare form, was poor in transition. He should bounce back, but the box score doesn’t tell the story […]

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Villanova Scouting Report: Wildcats D up, get to the stripe

Marquette has won two of its last three away from the BMO Harris Bradley Center and will look to win two straight road games for the first time all season when they face Villanova (17-10, 8-6) at The Pavilion tonight. The Golden Eagles are tied atop the Big East at 10-3 with Syracuse and Georgetown, […]

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