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Marquette vs. Xavier Preview

Probable Starters: 1: Quentin Goodin: 6-4 194 lb FR PG: 19.0 mpg, 4.3 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.2 bpg, 1.5 tpg, .336 FG%, .528 FT%, .323 3P% 2: JP Macura: 6-5 203 lb JR SG: 32.6 mpg, 14.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.5 spg, 0.2 bpg, 2.1 tpg, .421 FG%, .812 […]

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Time to Kill the Zone

For those who follow me on twitter, I was blasting Wojo during the Nova game for using the zone. I thought it was killing our offense, making us weak on the boards and the only reason we weren’t losing by 30 was because Nova couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn that night. Then […]

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Is Marquette any good in ATO situations?

Following the loss to Providence a a couple weeks back, I went on an weeks long Twitter rant dismissing Wojo’s ability to draw up a good play coming after timeouts, or ATOs, as the cool kids call it.  That's what you run if you are out of timeouts and yell from the sideline. — Paint Touches […]

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Marquette at St. John’s Preview

Well it’s Marquette basketball alright. Fans experienced the indescribable euphoria of coming back and knocking off the #1 team in the nation…only to reach a new low of losing to a substandard Providence squad on their own court a few short days later. In terms of tournament resume, the Providence loss was the worst one […]

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What does the Nova win mean for Marquette?

On Jan 22, 2013, an 11-7 Villanova team topped No. 5 Louisville at home, coming back late to notch it’s first victory over a top-5  opponent in almost two years. Nova had endured a string of difficult seasons consecutively, culminating the previous year with a 13-19 record. While coach Jay Wright had the full backing […]

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