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Going forward, Marquette must find its Shabazz Napier-type

With every curl he ran off of to perfection, with every 3-pointer he attempted with ease and with every transition attempt he confidently attacked the basket on, Shabazz Napier left those watching Monday’s national championship in more awe than the play before. This wasn’t anything new for Connecticut’s senior point guard, who scored 25 points in a […]

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Whether he admits it or not, Williams coaching a gem

Buzz Williams won’t admit his team’s good. Not even after 21 wins, 12 in the Big East and 25 straight at home. So good luck getting him to admit the truth about himself: he’s one hell of a basketball coach. Following Marquette’s 72-64 win over No. 21 Notre Dame–a win that moved the Golden Eagles […]

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Autry’s clutch decision makes all the difference

The best move coach Brad Autry made all night was one he didn’t make. With Marquette trailing 69-66 with 5.9 seconds to play, Autry, filling in for the suspended Buzz Williams, opted not to call a timeout and draw up a potential game-tying play, instead allowing his players to stay in rhythm and play on. […]

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