Archive | November, 2013

Strotman: Jamil Wilson must become the Marquette heart and soul

When Marquette stepped onto the Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center basketball floor to play Ole Miss almost exactly two years ago, expectations were high. The Golden Eagles had won their first three contests by an average of 95-59, were playing efficient basketball and had stars shining through. In those three games, Marquette had three […]

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Struggles on offense continue in close win

At least the defense was impressive again. Despite another ugly offensive performance and a late surge from the Wildcats, Marquette improved to 3-1 with a 58-53 win over New Hampshire. The Golden Eagles shot just 32.7 percent from the field, two games removed from tallying 114 in a win over Grambling State. They did shoot […]

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Twitter reactions to Marquette’s win over New Hampshire

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Scouting Report: UNH reliant on threes, Pelcher

After arguably its worst offensive performance in the shot-clock era, and certainly its worst performance under Buzz Williams, Marquette looks to rebound in a big way tonight as it faces off against the New Hampshire Wildcats. Saturday against the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Golden Eagles made 10-of-53 shots from the field, 1-of-18 3-pointers and committed […]

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Packing the paint and other Marquette musings

Watching the carnage once again wasn’t fun and was surprisingly predictable. It did highlight some of the troubling aspects that plagued Marquette on Saturday and will make it tough to beat good defensive teams in the future. Packing the paint The story of the game is summed up right there. Jamil Wilson beats his man […]

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Marquette Synergy: Individual defensive numbers

Averages and statistics mean little just three games into the season, though they do still mean something. While it’s difficult to make definitive statements — especially when two opponents were SWAC members — it’s still worth noting how players have fared in the early going, and may provide some insight toward Buzz Williams’ rotation that […]

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