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Tag Archives: Eric Atkins

Interior trouble allows Connaughton (another) career night

“He’s the only guy knocking down 3’s, which means you can not leave him.” “He’s one of those guys that I don’t think you leave at all. Especially a guy coming off a game in which he hit six 3’s.” “He’s the first guy you have to find.” “Would you give help off of that […]

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Marquette begins postseason run against Irish

For Marquette to advance to the semifinals of the Big East Tournament for the first time since 2010 it will have to overcome two obstacles: the nightmare that was last year’s loss to Louisville at Madison Square Garden, and Jack Cooley, who played just 15 minutes against the Golden Eagles two weeks ago because of […]

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Otule shines as Marquette knocks off Fighting Irish

Marquette shot a scorching 59.6 percent from the field to knock off Notre Dame 72-64 Saturday afternoon to clinch a double bye in the Big East Tournament for the second straight year. Senior Chris Otule led the way with 17 points on 8-of-8 shooting, including a huge basket and a foul with 3:17 left to […]

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Fighting Irish “better than people think” in transition

The way coach Buzz Williams sees it, tomorrow afternoon’s game against Notre Dame will likely be a slug fest and joked the Fighting Irish have been playing “pretty fast” the last two games. According to Synergy, the Fighting Irish have limited opponents to 123 possessions in those two games and won both contests by scoring […]

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