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Tag Archives: Markus Howard

How ‘easy’ have Ja Morant’s assists been?

Although they all count the same in the box score, not all assists are created equal. Driving past 3 defenders and dropping a dime for a slam gets you the same mark as making a 2 foot lateral pass behind the arc on a made bucket. In Marquette Scoop terminology, this is the prototypical “easy assist”. […]

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Murray State vs Marquette Bulletin Board

It’s no secret that the 12/5 matchup is the most common double-digit upset, with 12 seeds winning about 1/3 of matchups in recent history. So with that knowledge, it’s no surprise Murray State (12) over Marquette (5) seems to be one of if not the most common upset from early pundit predictions and analyses. Add […]

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Is Marquette’s defense for real?

Coming into the season, if I told you Marquette would have a top-50 defense this year, you’d punch me in the face for wasting your time. The questions being asked weren’t how good can it be, but simply, will it get better? So to have this Marquette team sitting at 39th in Ken Pom’s Adjusted […]

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Twitter Reactions: Markus Howard scores 40 in a half

Markus Howard went HAM in the second half against Buffalo. Twitter responded in kind.

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Photo Gallery: Marquette vs Buffalo

Re-live some of the best moments from Marquette’s top-15 win over Buffalo. Be sure to click on the images to see them in full size. Photos by Ryan Messier.

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Howard’s delicate dance of volume vs. efficiency

Markus Howard may be the most gifted scorer since Dwayne Wade, and has a good chance to end up as Marquette’s all-time leading scorer. If this team wants to lay a claim on the wide open Big East crown, it will require using every last one of Howard’s skills to score the ball.

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