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Is Georgia the most important game this season?

My first post last season was arguing that Belmont was the most important game of the season. While I didn’t expect most to agree then, and can see why they wouldn’t now, I do have to say that claim held up fairly well.  Losing to Belmont wasn’t a season-ending loss by any means, it didn’t […]

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Is it too early to be this excited?

Marquette is 2-0 and has looked damn good in doing so, using strong second halves to bowl over Vanderbilt and Howard. The defense has been ferocious at creating turnovers, and the offense clinical in converting those turnovers to points. Most impressively, Marquette has used the three-point arc with gusto and efficiency, hitting 42.3% of 52 long-range […]

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Miscellaneous Marquette Musings

Marquette’s victory over Creighton on Wednesday was quite the upset, according to KenPom and Vegas, and seems to have sparked a bit of life in what had become a dormant #mubb writer.  However I don’t have enough time to fully research a column or deep dive, and instead will stick to a sort of stream of […]

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Greska: Deconstructing the Ellenson narrative

I’m the kind of guy that will cry foul when national media isn’t paying attention to a certain story that merits it, and then pick it apart when it does, even if it’s a positive story. I did it with Reid Forgrave and his long look at Davante Gardner. I did it with Dan Hanner […]

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Greska: Why is this loss different?

At one point during the first half of Iowa’s dismemberment of Marquette, my wife came back from putting our daughter to bed and saw the Hawkeye lead had ballooned to 23. Seeing the distraught look on my face, she turned to me and said “It’s still not as bad as that Vanderbilt game.” Phrases like these […]

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