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Tag Archives: Doug McDermott

Marquette, like many others, burned by Doug McDermott

For a split second Wednesday night in Milwaukee, all Buzz Williams could do was marvel. His Marquette Golden Eagles had used a 9-3 run to move within five of Creighton inside 8 minutes to play. And with the shot clock winding down on a rare possession in which the Golden Eagles defended well, Creighton’s senior […]

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Creighton with too much firepower, handles Marquette 85-70

Ultimately, Wednesday night’s game came down to the better team winning. But, man, you have to admire the way Marquette stuck with a potential Final Four opponent for the majority of its 85-70 loss to Creighton Wednesday night. It just wasn’t enough. The Bluejays shot 61 percent from the field, made 11 threes and shot […]

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Scouting Report: Bluejays roll with Doug McDermott

After an uninspiring non-conference season, Marquette starts fresh tonight when they take on the Creighton Bluejays in the Big East opener. An 8-5 record featured close losses to Arizona State, San Diego State, Wisconsin and New Mexico, leaving the Golden Eagles without any real quality wins. They’ll get that chance on the road against a […]

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Schedule Analysis: Creighton

Creighton (28-8, 13-5 Missouri Valley) Last season: NCAA Third Round (66-50 loss to No. 1 Duke)  This is the second installment of a 10-part series evaluating the schedules of the 10 Big East teams for the 2013-14 season. Records, tournament finishes are from last season. To read Butler’s analysis, click here. The Bluejays join the […]

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All-Big East Team predictions, July edition

Sure, it’s only July 24 and plenty is bound to change in the next few months. But what’s going to keep this offseason moving better than a little speculation and prediction? Thanks to NYC Buckets (follow on Twitter here) for the idea, John Templon gave his own “Way Too Early: All-Big East Teams” yesterday which […]

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Gardner invited to World University Games training camp

Marquette senior Davante Gardner should win a handful of awards next April after his final season with the Golden Eagles is complete. But he was given his first honor Monday morning when he was one of 29 collegiate players invited to try out for the USA Men’s World University Games Team. The tryouts will take […]

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