Tag Archives: Big East

Marquette athletics braces for revenue reduction

Marquette knows financial pain is coming, even as it waits to find out the extent of the damage.

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Marquette Big East Tournament Seeding Scenarios

With 1 week left in the regular season, there’s still quite a bit of uncertainty as to where Marquette will finish in the Big East standings. Here’s our attempt to try to clarify the possible scenarios. 5th Place Thurs., March 12|2:30 p.m. | FS1 If Marquette goes 1-1: Xavier goes 1-1, beating Butler on Sat […]

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How can MU neutralize Seton Hall’s strength at the rim?

I don’t normally do previews before regular season games because they get stale quick and I’m not one for reading many previews myself, so why would I subject others to this. But it’s a pretty special occasion and I have time, so I re-watched the first matchup and had some quick thoughts that were originally […]

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On cusp of Fiserv farewell, Markus marks his masterpiece

Of the 100 or so posts I’ve put up over the last 4 years, I’d hazard a guess that Markus Howard was prominently involved in at least half of them. There are no shortage of words on him, and when we’re talking about the most prolific scorer in Marquette history, I think it’s safe to […]

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Markus, MU have a big, short and midrange problem

If you have a Twitter, like well made informative charts, and don’t follow @jgtrends on Twitter, you’re really missing out on some of the most insightful advanced metrics in college basketball as a whole. Yesterday in particular, he put out this chart of the points each shot has been worth to top-25 teams this year, […]

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Is the regression on defense a blip, or sign of bigger issues?

As the calendar turned to 2020 on Dec. 31st and Marquette prepared to launch its Big East campaign in Omaha, MU boasted a good to very good defense, rated as the 40th best in the country with a 91.1 Adjusted Defensive rating on KenPom. Just 3 weeks later, the AdjD rating has tumbled 3 full […]

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