Archive | February, 2014

Creighton with too much firepower, handles Marquette 85-70

Ultimately, Wednesday night’s game came down to the better team winning. But, man, you have to admire the way Marquette stuck with a potential Final Four opponent for the majority of its 85-70 loss to Creighton Wednesday night. It just wasn’t enough. The Bluejays shot 61 percent from the field, made 11 threes and shot […]

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Back to the basics: The evolution of a lineup

Buzz Williams may have tried to change, but he’s gone back to what works. This season was supposed to be a changing of the guard at Marquette, literally. Gone was the Golden Eagles’ backcourt from a year ago — Junior Cadougan, Vander Blue and Trent Lockett — that made up 44 percent of the team’s […]

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Greska: A new perspective to National Marquette Day

For 11 excruciating hours last week, Marquette basketball was the furthest thing from my mind. Coming from a guy who’s spent just under 67 total days on the Marquette blog MUScoop.com since November of 2009, that’s saying something. Sitting beside my wife as she labored through life’s most difficult challenge, all I wanted to do […]

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Photo Gallery: Marquette vs. Xavier

Re-live some of the best moments from Marquette’s victory against Xavier on National Marquette Day. Be sure to click on the images to see them in full size. All photos by Anthony Giacomino.

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Golden Eagles handle Xavier, 81-72, on National Marquette Day

Despite allowing Xavier to shoot almost 55 percent, Marquette was able to get a huge win over the Musketeers on National Marquette Day, 81-72. Xavier shot 54.2 percent for the game, but couldn’t get key stops when it needed to. Marquette forced 19 turnovers, while only committing five of its own. Xavier went on a […]

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Marquette needs strong start to the stretch run

Forget the “must-win situations.” Forget the “biggest game of the year” clichés. This afternoon’s matchup against Xavier is important for the lone reason in that it sets up the rest of Marquette’s season. Wins last week against 2-11 Butler and 4-8 Seton Hall were necessary to keep the Golden Eagles afloat and in the conversation […]

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