Archive | 2013

Twitter reactions to MU’s easy win over IUPUI

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Marquette nearly sets new field goal percentage record in rout of IUPUI

Though the competition was lacking, Marquette played arguably its most complete game of the season, rolling past IUPUI 86-50 Saturday afternoon. The Golden Eagles shot 64.9 percent from the field and hit six 3-pointers. The percentage came close to setting a new program record. The old record was 67.4 percent against Notre Dame on Jan. […]

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Greska: Larry Williams’ departure is Marquette’s loss

Don’t let the timing fool you. The day former president Father Scott Pilarz announced his resignation and was followed by a cadre of his closest advisors, this was set in stone. Larry Williams  wasn’t just an athletic director for Marquette, he was also the vice president of the university, reporting directly under Pilarz. He was […]

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How have Buzz Williams transfers fared post-MU?

Thanks to Twitter follower @sgriffin_87to98 for the idea to look into Marquette’s transfers during the Buzz Williams era. Williams hasn’t hit on each of his recruits — what college coach has? — and some have seen success at other schools, while others seem to have disappeared. Let’s jump right into it: *The year in parentheses […]

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2011, 2012 recruiting classes crippling Marquette rotation

Al McGuire said it perfectly, that “the best thing about freshmen is that they become sophomores.” McGuire’s quote likely could have extended to sophomores becoming juniors, and juniors becoming seniors. There’s a natural progression that all Division I basketball players go through, and coaching staffs do their best to move that along as quickly and […]

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Marquette drops to 5-4 with 70-64 loss at Wisconsin

A late rally came up short as Marquette dropped to 5-4 with a 70-64 loss in Madison Saturday afternoon. Poor guard play hurt the Golden Eagles once again, as the starting guards combined for just three points. Todd Mayo also missed the game for a violation of team rules. Jamil Wilson led Marquette with 22 […]

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