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Bill Scholl makes ‘unbelievably easy’ decision to become Marquette AD

Bill Scholl had no intent of leaving his job at Ball State University as director of athletics. But when Marquette came knocking on the door to gauge his interest in the same position in Milwaukee, he simply couldn’t say no. “Making the decision to come to Marquette was unbelievably easy,” Scholl said in a press […]

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Player review: Chris Otule

What he did well: Had there been a comeback player of the year award in the Big East, the fifth-year senior Otule would have been the unanimous winner. What began as a painful sight to watch early in the year, Otule regained his form after missing most of the summer recovering from a torn ACL […]

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Vander Blue vs. Jae Crowder: You decide

  I posed this question late last night on Twitter, and it’s certainly a good thing to be able to debate: Vander Blue vs. Butler or Jae Crowder vs. Murray State? Marquette is in the Sweet 16 for the third straight season–something only Kansas, Florida, Ohio State and the Golden Eagles can say. And while […]

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Top five storylines for Marquette-Davidson

  It’s finally gameday, meaning it’s time to narrow in on the matchups and storylines that will help determine this afternoon’s outcome. In case you’re just joining the party, here are links to our coverage on Marquette and Davidson to date. Check them out: — Looking over the Tournament’s East region — Marquette grabs No. 3 seed, […]

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Synergy: Where Cohen and Brooks help Davidson the most

Last night Andrei detailed the type of player Marquette will face in Nik Cochran, an efficient sharpshooter for the Davidson Wildcats. He may be the one to cripple Marquette from beyond the arc if the Golden Eagles can’t contain him, but the meat and potatoes of their defensive efforts will come in stopping forwards Jake […]

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Davidson Scouting Report: All you need to know

As part of our week-long preview of Marquette in the NCAA Tournament, today we break down Davidson from a numbers standpoint. Later in the week we will look at the matchups that could decide Thursday’s outcome. There were no surprises in the Southern Conference this season as Davidson ran through the regular season (17-1) and […]

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