Archive | February, 2014
Jake Thomas scored a career-high 22 points Thursday against Georgetown. (USA Today)

Technical and all, Jake Thomas breaks through in Marquette win

Buzz Williams wasn’t sure Jake Thomas was going to play Thursday against Georgetown. The redshirt senior had suffered a slight shoulder separation in Saturday’s win over DePaul, missed practice Monday and had a bruise that looked “like someone threw a softball at close range at 80 miles per hour” at it, forcing him to wear […]

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Twitter Reactions to MU’s win over Georgetown

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How Chris Otule won the game for Marquette Saturday

Chris Otule won the game for Marquette Saturday afternoon. Look at the box score and you’ll see he only scored 12 points and had four rebounds — all on the offensive end — in the game. He also missed his three free throw attempts in Marquette’s 96-94 win over DePaul. Don’t tell Buzz Williams that […]

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Marquette’s NCAA Tournament chances aren’t done just yet

Despite having just five games left in the regular season and missing an opportunity against Creighton Wednesday night, Marquette still finds itself with a chance to earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament. It just can’t afford to lose more than one or two games between now and March 15, the night of the Big […]

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As he's done all year, Doug McDermott took over last night's game. (US Presswire)

Marquette, like many others, burned by Doug McDermott

For a split second Wednesday night in Milwaukee, all Buzz Williams could do was marvel. His Marquette Golden Eagles had used a 9-3 run to move within five of Creighton inside 8 minutes to play. And with the shot clock winding down on a rare possession in which the Golden Eagles defended well, Creighton’s senior […]

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