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Technical and all, Jake Thomas breaks through in Marquette win

Buzz Williams wasn’t sure Jake Thomas was going to play Thursday against Georgetown. The redshirt senior had suffered a slight shoulder separation in Saturday’s win over DePaul, missed practice Monday and had a bruise that looked “like someone threw a softball at close range at 80 miles per hour” at it, forcing him to wear […]

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Back to the basics: The evolution of a lineup

Buzz Williams may have tried to change, but he’s gone back to what works. This season was supposed to be a changing of the guard at Marquette, literally. Gone was the Golden Eagles’ backcourt from a year ago — Junior Cadougan, Vander Blue and Trent Lockett — that made up 44 percent of the team’s […]

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How Derrick Wilson can best help Marquette

Derrick Wilson pretty much knows how teams are going to play him on a given night. The 6-foot-1 junior has made one 3-pointer in 12 attempts this year, gets to the free throw line just 2.5 times per game and, despite a quick first step, hasn’t shown a consistent move to reach the basket in […]

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Photo Gallery: Marquette vs. Butler

Re-live some of the best moments from Marquette’s comeback victory against Butler. Be sure to click on the images to see them in full size. All photos by Ryan Messier.

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A healthy Steve Taylor making a difference for MU

Steve Taylor’s sophomore season began as nothing short of a nightmare. He was riding the momentum of a strong end to his freshman season, going 12-for-23 and grabbing 27 rebounds in his final seven regular season games, showing off the size, versatility and bounce that made him a consensus top-100 2013 recruit and three-time state […]

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Marquette loses first conference home game since 2011, falling to Villanova, 94-85

After committing a crucial foul at the end of regulation, Ryan Arcidiacono was too much for Marquette in overtime, as Villanova handed the Golden Eagles a tough-to-swallow 94-85 loss Saturday. Arcidiacono scored six points in the extra period after fouling Todd Mayo on a 3-pointer with four seconds left in regulation. Mayo hit all three […]

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