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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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Chew familar with tough decisions

When Isaac Chew accepted a position to join Buzz Williams’ staff at Marquette in May, it marked yet another difficult decision in his coaching career that began unexpectedly more than a decade ago in Kansas City. Because six weeks before Chew, then an assistant at Missouri, said yes to Williams, he told John Groce and […]

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Marquette’s standing with Nunn’s four factors

2013 Simeon Career Academy shooting guard Kendrick Nunn announced earlier today his final college school list. The top-50 guard named Illinois, Marquette, Memphis, Ohio State and UCLA, in no particular order, as potential destinations. The 6-foot-1 lefty is rising up recruit rankings after helping Simeon to its third straight state title, a gold medal in […]

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