Archive | September, 2013

Schedule Analysis: Marquette

Marquette (26-9, 14-4 Big East) Postseason: NCAA Elite 8 (55-39 loss to No. 4 Syracuse)  This is the fifth installment of a 10-part series evaluating the schedules of the 10 Big East teams for the 2013-14 season. Above record, tournament finishes are from last season.  Butler, Creighton, DePaul, Georgetown analyses are available by clicking the […]

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Buzz Williams: The caring ‘monster’

This is Part 3 of an exclusive five-part series documenting how Marquette head coach Buzz Williams has grown since he took over the helm in 2008. Part I (Sept. 9): Four dusty corners: Where it all began Part II (Sept. 16): Bringing order to a chaotic life, one day at a time Buzz Williams has a […]

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Is Marquette a top-20 program?

No. At least not according to Sports illustrated’s Andy Glockner. Before anyone gets in a tizzy about this perceived lack of respect and starts bombarding Glockner on Twitter (@AndyGlockner in case you were interested) he did have Marquette as one of the final cuts along with Maryland. So that means at worst he believes Marquette […]

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Schedule Analysis: Georgetown

Georgetown (25-7, 14-4 Big East) Last season: NCAA Second Round (78-68 loss to No. 15 Florida Gulf Coast) This is the fourth installment of a 10-part series evaluating the schedules of the 10 Big East teams for the 2013-14 season. Above record, tournament finishes are from last season. Butler, Creighton, DePaul analyses are available by […]

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Blue moves one step closer to NBA dream

Relative to reaching his dream of playing in the NBA, the last six months had been rough for Vander Blue. After a fantastic NCAA Tournament appearance, Blue went undrafted in June’s NBA draft, had an up-and-down Summer League performance both with the Houston Rockets and Memphis Grizzlies and patiently waited for an NBA team to […]

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Schedule Analysis: DePaul

DePaul (11-21, 2-16 Big East) Last season: No postseason This is the third installment of a 10-part series evaluating the schedules of the 10 Big East teams for the 2013-14 season. Above record, tournament finishes are from last season. For Butler’s analysis, click here. For Creighton’s analysis, click here. Ah yes, DePaul. The little brother […]

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