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Tag Archives: Markus Howard

Who is Marquette’s most beloved player post-Wade?

Andy Katz posted his list of the 16 names you’ll be hearing about in March, and included Markus Howard, a returning All-American 2nd teamer, at No. 10. But while the list itself is of very little value, Katz had already named Markus as the 2nd best player in NCAA basketball for next season, one line […]

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Marquette Basketball All-Decade Team

It’s the middle of summer and the biggest talking points around Marquette still revolve around two players no longer on the team. Time to switch up the vibe and go with something more lighthearted. I received this Tweet on Thursday night and couldn’t stop thinking about it. @PaintTouches @CrackedSidewlks any thoughts on MU starting 5? […]

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Way-too-early Marquette minutes projections

There’s a lot I want to talk about in regards to the 2019 season, and I planned on doing that most of the summer. But the Hauser transfers just completely killed my vibe. Not that I don’t think there will be plenty to talk about both past, present and future, I just still haven’t gotten […]

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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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