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Is Heldt the Answer on Defense?

There was a flurry of (actually informative and reasoned) discussion on Twitter this morning following the collapse at Butler on Monday, that really had me thinking as to what adjustments could be made to upgrade the defense from laughable to somewhat passable.  Marquette doesn’t need the defense to be elite, great or good to make […]

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Marquette at Butler Preview

It may have been against the Depaul Blue Doormats, but a blowout of that proportion certainly felt good. The 25-point margin of victory was the largest in BE play during the Wojo era. In fact, it was the largest margin of victory in a Big East game in almost 6 years. Marquette blew out none […]

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Markus Howard: Underrated Bad Boy

I don’t always post articles any more, but when I do, they’re usually about Markus Howard. With two kids and greater work responsibility, I just don’t have time. But when it comes to that 17-year-old bad boy, as Steve Wojciechowski endearingly referred to him after Tuesday’s OT win over Seton Hall, I make time, dammit. […]

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Marquette at Seton Hall Preview

Well that was enjoyable. For the first time in the Wojo era, Marquette won its Big East opener and in convincing fashion. Though there was a tie at 26 all, Marquette never let Georgetown take the lead. A coast to coast victory over a high major team, something that hasn’t been seen often in the […]

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Notes on a good start to Big East play

I have lots of thoughts after Marquette’s victory over Georgetown, but don’t have a coherent structure to tie them together. So bullet points it is. I went on a little Tweet Shower yesterday after doing some KenPom surfing: Doing some KenPom surfing, #mubb's current ranking (38) going into BEast play is the 3rd best of last […]

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