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The truth about Marquette after Thursday night

Buzz Williams warned everyone something like this may happen. From the moment he stood at the podium fielding questions on media day in October, up until postgame press conferences following Marquette’s win over UMBC on Monday, Williams hinted at his Marquette team not being ready for a game like Thursday night, which turned out to […]

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Finney-Smith, Uthoff potential MU transfers: What each would bring

Buzz Williams and Marquette have one open scholarship remaining for both the 2012 and 2013 classes, and have reportedly shown interest in two intriguing players who could add a significant boost to the roster. Virginia Tech forward Dorian Finney-Smith announced Wednesday morning he would transfer after one season with the Hokies. Seth Greenberg was fired […]

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The agony of one final defeat

It’s over. The heartbreak. The pain. The pit at the bottom of your stomach that you can’t seem to shake. It’s all done. Losing in a playoff environment is bad enough no matter what the sport or situation. It’s sad to think that the team you root for will no longer play a prolonged period […]

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Season-low shooting ends Marquette’s season

A cold shooting performance was too much for Marquette to overcome in a 68-58 loss to Florida in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night in Phoenix. Marquette (27-8) shot a season-low 30.8 percent from the field. Its previous low was 32.2 percent against Vanderbilt on Dec. 29. Coach Buzz Williams was gracious in defeat, giving […]

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Marquette hopes to take away Gators’ bite from beyond the arc

A year ago, Marquette defeated Syracuse to advance to the Sweet 16, and a post-game celebration of tears, hugs and elation filled the Quicken Loans Arena. Once again, they’ve reached that sweet spot. But this year, the Golden Eagles understand there are bigger goals to accomplish. The Golden Eagles will square off against the No. […]

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A lot of similarities between this year and ’03

When Jae Crowder hit a 3-pointer against Murray State last Saturday afternoon to give Marquette a late six-point lead, I got a feeling of confidence and inevitability that I have only gotten once before in my life. That was nine years ago, around this time of the year, too. Interesting how that works. Even after […]

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