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How to lose a game in 10 plays

Losing a giftwrapped game takes a lot of work. Here’s the 10 plays that did the heavy lifting.

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Jayce Johnson: Beast of the boards

Jayce Johnson has proven to be even better than his rebounding stats would suggest.

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Is the regression on defense a blip, or sign of bigger issues?

As the calendar turned to 2020 on Dec. 31st and Marquette prepared to launch its Big East campaign in Omaha, MU boasted a good to very good defense, rated as the 40th best in the country with a 91.1 Adjusted Defensive rating on KenPom. Just 3 weeks later, the AdjD rating has tumbled 3 full […]

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Theo John’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad night

There are about 37 negative ways to analyze Marquette’s drubbing at Creighton, but the thing that stuck with me well into the morning was Theo John’s 8 minutes. After all, it was Creighton’s coach Greg McDermott himself who was caught in a huddle last season instructing his players not to take it into that “monster” […]

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Big East Tiers: 12/16/19

It’s that time of the year again. No not that one. Weekly Big East tiers are officially back! Almost every team (but Marquette) has played double digit games, and though 10 or so games isn’t a big sample, per se, when it constitutes 33% of your total output, it’s large enough to start writing about. By […]

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Symir Torrence sets the table for what’s to come

With 3 kids under 6, seeing a 9 PM (ET) tip time for Marquette any given day gives me a quick jolt of life. Not only will I be able to watch the game on the big TV, I’ll get to watch it uninterrupted without bedtime duties or any other of the 3,000 distractions the […]

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