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Scouting report: Ohio State touts vets, discipline

As fun as beating up on SWAC teams was, Marquette gets its first true test of the season Saturday when it takes on No. 10 Ohio State at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Golden Eagles most recently knocked off winless Grambling State, 114-71, led by 17 points from Chris Otule, 16 more from Steve […]

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Big East roundup: UConn the big Week 1 winner

Every week Paint Touches will bring you a roundup from the week that was in the Big East. Week 1 saw 13 of the 15 Big East teams remain undefeated, as well as some big performances from the Connecticut Huskies in Kevin Ollie’s debut as head coach. Power Rankings  1. Syracuse (1-0): Impressive win over No. […]

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Opinion: Someone at fault for not knowing potential weather conditions

The right call was made Friday night in Charleston. But it shouldn’t had to have been made in the first place. The Marquette-Ohio State contest was supposed to begin at 7 p.m. local time, and up until a few seconds before tipoff, everything was going swimmingly. Starting lineups had been announced, a goosebump-inducing rendition of […]

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Why the Carrier Classic is more than a game to Williams

Buzz Williams’ team is less than 12 hours from tipoff aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown, where they’ll face off against No. 4 Ohio State in the second annual Carrier Classic in Charleston, S.C. It’s a historic event for Marquette, and while Williams said he has dedicated the last two weeks scouting Thad Matta’s talented group, he […]

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OSU scouting report: Efficiency and tight D make Buckeyes tough to stop

The Marquette Golden Eagles, with appearances in back-t0-back Sweet 16s for the first time since 1976-1977, will have no grace period as they kick off their 2012-’13 campaign with the No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes. Here’s our preview of Marquette’s matchup Friday night in the Carrier Classic aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown. Thad Matta’s group, led […]

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Marquette vs Ohio State Carrier Classic Preview

Marquette will travel to Charleston, South Carolina, to take on No. 4 Ohio State on the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier Friday night in it’s season opener, but for Buzz Williams’ squad, it will be much more than your average college game. “The honor of doing something like this is way beyond something words can explain,” […]

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