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Unlucky number: Marquette melts down over final 13 minutes in loss to Hoyas

Freshman guard Todd Mayo had just connected on his second 3-pointer of the second half, this time off a crisp baseline pass from Derrick Wilson, stretching Marquette’s lead to 56-39. And Just like that the Golden Eagles were well on their way to beginning the Big East season 2-0 for the second consecutive season under […]

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Initial reactions: Marquette chokes away 17-point lead in loss to Hoyas

— Just as plenty of credit was given to Buzz Williams for Marquette’s win in Madison, tonight’s loss falls squarely on the coach’s shoulders. Three things stand out. First, Williams’ timeout following Todd Mayo’s 3-pointer to put Marquette up 17 points was questionable. It’s like Buzz to give his short bench breathers from time-to-time, but […]

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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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Georgetown scouting report: Sims, Thompson, Porter will be difficult matchups

Marquette will begin what head coach Buzz Williams is calling a “really long week” with a visit to No. 9 Georgetown on Wednesday night. The Hoyas are coming off an impressive 71-68 road victory over then-No. 4 Louisville and a gritty 49-40 home win over Providence last week. Here’s a look at the Hoyas (12-1, […]

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