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Five Point Play V14: Limping Golden Eagles draw struggling Pitt

After Wednesday’s 83-64 victory over St. John’s the Marquette Golden Eagles (, the two game losing streak was over, and Marquette is now .500 in conference. But that victory came on the back end of losses in three of its previous four contests and some of its worst basketball of the year. With redshirt junior […]

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Five Point Play V13: No. 9 Georgetown, No. 1 Syracuse await

1. Whose success will be more crucial this week: Davante Gardner or Jamil Wilson? Mark Strotman, Marquette Tribune: Jamil Wilson. Part of what made Wilson’s performance Sunday so good was his ability to trap Villanova defenders in the post, and then have the athleticism to rotate back and get to his man when the ball left […]

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Five Point Play V12: Vanderbilt Edition

Marquette takes on the Vanderbilt Commodores tonight at the Bradley Center as the Golden Eagles close out their non-conference portion of the season. The Golden Eagles lost at Vanderbilt a year ago, 77-76, as senior forward Andre Walker made a layup 4.1 seconds left to give the Commodores the win. Marquette is 1-1 against SEC […]

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Five Point Play V11: LSU loss and non-conference evaluations

Marquette will take on Wisconsin-Milwaukee tonight in hopes of rebounding from its first loss of the year, a Monday night takedown at the hands of LSU, 67-59. The Golden Eagles have two non-conference tilts remaining, home games against Milwaukee and Vanderbilt, before the Big East season begins. In this week’s Five Point Play, writers took […]

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Five Point Play V9: Two games, two commanding wins

The Marquette basketball season got underway last week, with the Golden Eagles rolling past Mount St. Mary’s and Norfolk State to pick up their first two wins of  the season. Buzz Williams’ crew now heads to the Virgin Islands to participate in the Paradise  Jam tournament. Marquette will play Winthrop (0-2) and then play either […]

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Five Point Play V8: A breakdown of the wings

This week’s Five Point Play broke down what to expect from the three switchables in Jamil Wilson, Jamail Jones and Juan Anderson. Wilson, a transfer from Oregon, has shown flashes of greatness in his limited time on-court with the Golden Eagles, Jones is a breakout candidate at the 2/3 spot and Anderson has the length […]

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