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McKay sheds light on decision to transfer from Marquette

Jameel McKay was expected to be part of Marquette’s frontcourt in 2013 and take on an even larger role in 2014, but he made the decision to transfer last week based on what exactly that would have encompassed. “(It was) just disagreements on things, is as simple as I can put it,” McKay told Paint […]

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Blue has unfinished business in Sweet 16

A young, lanky Vander Blue had been on campus as a Marquette freshman for just over two months when he entered his first ever “Life Lessons” sessions, led by his new head coach, Buzz Williams. Williams frequently holds the lectures for his team to talk about life, teach every-day skills and to grow as a […]

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Road woes leave major question marks

Much has been made this season about Marquette’s impressive home winning streak. The Golden Eagles have won all 13 games at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in 2012-’13, and the current 22-game winning streak is fourth best in the country, behind Syracuse (37), South Dakota State (28) and Colorado State (26). It’s an impressive feat, […]

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Marquette vs. Florida: Player Grades

Marquette’s attempt to avenge last season’s Sweet 16 went terribly awry as the Golden Eagles got waxed 82-49. It’s difficult to assign grades in such a lopsided affair, but here are my quick evaluations of the sordid affair: Junior Cadougan: 2 pts, 2 ast, 2 to, 2 fls  He got in foul trouble early on and […]

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Florida Scouting Report: Efficiency, shooters make Gators tough

Because of the Carrier Classic cancellation, and Marquette’s familiarity with Big East opponents, tonight marks perhaps the toughest task the Golden Eagles will face all season when they travel to Gainesville to take on No. 7 Florida. It’s the first true road game for Buzz Williams’ group, a week and a day after they placed […]

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Ranking Marquette’s non-conference opponents

Big East foes are familiar, but what about Marquette’s non-conference schedule? Marquette will play 13 games before the Big East season begins, with 11 of those confirmed (two rounds of the Maui Invitational are not). Here’s a look at Marquette’s 13 out-of-conference opponents and which teams pose the biggest threats to the Golden Eagles. 1. […]

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