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Markus Howard’s case for Big East Player of the Year

With Marquette sitting under .500 in conference play, and a 5th place Big East finish being the best result available with only 1 game left in the regular season, it seems like many Marquette fans have all but cancelled Markus Howard from being in consideration for Big East Player of the Year. Ain’t nobody voting […]

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Marquette Big East Tournament Seeding Scenarios

With 1 week left in the regular season, there’s still quite a bit of uncertainty as to where Marquette will finish in the Big East standings. Here’s our attempt to try to clarify the possible scenarios. 5th Place Thurs., March 12|2:30 p.m. | FS1 If Marquette goes 1-1: Xavier goes 1-1, beating Butler on Sat […]

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On cusp of Fiserv farewell, Markus marks his masterpiece

Of the 100 or so posts I’ve put up over the last 4 years, I’d hazard a guess that Markus Howard was prominently involved in at least half of them. There are no shortage of words on him, and when we’re talking about the most prolific scorer in Marquette history, I think it’s safe to […]

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Markus, MU have a big, short and midrange problem

If you have a Twitter, like well made informative charts, and don’t follow @jgtrends on Twitter, you’re really missing out on some of the most insightful advanced metrics in college basketball as a whole. Yesterday in particular, he put out this chart of the points each shot has been worth to top-25 teams this year, […]

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What are the seeding stakes at play for MU?

It was all good just 2 weeks ago. Having won 5 of the past 6 games and rising to top 25 status in both the AP poll and Ken Pom, Marquette had all the momentum and opportunity to start thinking about possibly reaching protected seed (top-4) status in NCAA Tournament seeding. Sure sweeping 3 of […]

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Wojo to Howard: “You don’t have to go it alone”

With a little over 14 minutes to go in Sunday’s game against Butler, Markus Howard, fresh off missing a tough stepback 3, drove a congested lane and forced up a tough shot that was blocked out of bounds. This is a fairly common occurance, and doesn’t usually merit striping down and posting online, but this […]

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