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Can Marquette improve the shot quality it allows?

Marquette’s defensive stats are bad. What does it mean when the underlying ones are worse?

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Early MU observations in late November

It’s never too early to start analyzing certain trends in Marquette’s game and roster.

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Markus Howard goes undrafted, signs with Denver Nuggets

At just 5’11”, size has been the biggest detriment to Markus Howard’s game at every level. But at every level Markus has proven time and again that his scoring acumen and ability to shoot the rock is otherworldly. That is what he was born to do, and that’s what he’ll be asked to do at […]

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Synergy: Two areas to watch between Murray State and Marquette

Transition defense and spot up shooting may hold the keys to Marquette’s opening round matchup.

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Should Marquette play more zone?

Even before Markus Howard went down, Marquette’s prospects for winning were dim. The offense had cooled off and the defense was in full All-Star game form. To put it in quantifiable terms, Marquette’s win probability on KenPom was 9.6% after Howard’s fall, a level that had only produced one prior MU win this season, and […]

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How (un)clutch is Marquette’s defense?

Marquette’s defense has struggled all year, but the deficiencies are even worse in clutch situations.

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