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Tag Archives: Ken Pomeroy

Why are the computer rankings down on Marquette?

With a 2-0 record in a week of carnage for the rest of the AP top 25, Marquette was able to jump from 21st to 15th in the weekly ratings, the best ranking under coach Steve Wojciechowski and the top mark since March 2013, almost 6 years ago. AP ratings don’t mean anything, in that […]

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Pundit Predictions for MU 2017-’18

Marquette wasn’t expected to reach the NCAA Tournament last season, where do they stand this year?

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Everything wrong with MU’s offense in 1 Chart

Well that was a bucket of cold water. After getting me all hot and bothered with a fire start, Marquette laid an egg against Michigan and choked away a 15-point second half lead against Pitt. Party hats have turned to pitchforks as the same issues that plagued Marquette last year rose to the forefront in […]

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WTF is the Power 5?

The Big East came one minute (and one Hoya collpase) away from being 18-0 through the first six days of the season, an umblemished mark that would have included home and away wins against ranked opponents. Even with that choke job, the BEast is sitting pretty at 17-1, with the reigning national champ and 7 […]

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Postseason statistical primer: Marquette defense

The general consensus was that, following the departure of Jae Crowder, the Marquette defense would have trouble matching last year’s numbers. And while according to KenPom.com, Marquette’s offense (No. 16) has outplayed its defense (No. 49) and its defense this season has been worse statistically than it was a year ago with Crowder (No. 14), […]

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USF Scouting Report: Slow-paced Bulls make opponents work

In year’s past Marquette playing an opponent looking to slow the game down would have been considered a disadvantage, but this Golden Eagles group is learning to play its own pace and will look to continue that tonight at home against South Florida (1-6). It’s been rough sledding for the Bulls, which have opened the […]

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