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Marquette vs. Fresno State Preview

Probable Starters: 1: Jaron Hopkins: 6-6 205 lb RSJR SG: 31.3 mpg, 14.4 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 2.7 apg, 2.9 spg, 0.4 bpg, 3.1 tpg, .517 FG%, .556 FT%, .100 3P 2: Jahmel Taylor: 6-0 175 lb JR PG: 31.7 mpg, 13.1 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.3 spg, 0.1 bpg, 1.4 tpg, .500 FG%, .737 […]

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Hauser, WPA and why not all shots are equal

It’s common to hear from coaches and analysts that no one call or no one play was the difference in the game. In theory, that’s correct. A made free throw when the score is 5-5 counts the same as a made free-throw when the score is 65-65. Reality doesn’t work that way though. The importance […]

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Marquette at Georgia Preview

Western Carolina was the high fat cupcake we had promised it to be. However, statistically speaking, that was the most one sided Marquette game of the Wojo era. While it cannot be stressed enough how bad Western Carolina is, it is nice to see Marquette return to dominating cupcakes. The last two seasons there have […]

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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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Marquette vs. Western Carolina Preview

As expected, Marquette thoroughly gorged itself on its double helping of cupcakes from the past week. What was a little more unexpected was two consecutive 100 point performances, a feat that had not been achieved in this decade by a Marquette squad. The offense seems to be humming along though the defense has some very […]

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