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Archive | January, 2014

Why Todd Mayo is what the MU offense needs

It’s difficult to determine exactly where Todd Mayo has improved in his junior season. The per-40 minute numbers are up in every major statistical category, and his percentages are improved from even his freshman season — his 3-point percentage stands at 32.6 percent, slightly worse than his 33 percent mark in 2011-12. His defensive rating […]

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Breaking down the play: John Dawson’s 3-pointer

There’s no denying that Todd Mayo’s 3-pointer with 7 seconds to play in regulation will go down as one of Marquette’s biggest shots all season. It forced overtime Monday night against Georgetown and saved the Golden Eagles’ season for now. A 2-4 start would have spelled doom for a team still in search of a […]

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Twitter Reactions to MU’s OT win at Georgetown

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Marquette: Better or worse on offense with Derrick Wilson?

It’s easy to cheer for Derrick Wilson if you know him. The junior point guard is mature beyond his years, willing to speak with the media whenever asked, has a smile on his face around campus and has earned Buzz Williams’ trust, something that doesn’t come easily. He’s the kid of a military man, loves […]

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Scouting Report: Hoyas struggling, still have star power

It’s impossible to call a game on Jan. 20 a “must-win,” but tonight’s contest at Georgetown is now just as close to that for Marquette. Following a 69-57 overtime loss at Butler on Saturday, the Golden Eagles are now 2-3 in Big East play, with all three defeats occurring away from the Bradley Center. With […]

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Greska: Disappointment a synonym for opportunity

Yup. Count on Cracked Sidewalks to once again have a pulse on the sentiments of the #mubb fanbase. For weeks now they have been leading the optimistic charge, beating the drum that Marquette had what it takes to put it all together. It wasn’t blind faith that led them to pour the kool-aid. Ever the […]

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