Tag Archives: Mississippi State

Five Point Play v2.2: Post-Maui Invitational analysis

After the Ohio State matchup aboard the Carrier Classic in Charleston, S.C. was cancelled, Marquette began its season at home with wins over Colgate and Southeast Louisiana. Buzz Williams’ group then traveled to Hawaii to take part in the Maui Invitational, where a last second buzzer-beater from Rotnei Clarke helped Butler to a 72-71 win […]

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The five biggest takeaways from Maui

It would have been an impressive feat had Marquette run the table in Maui, so a 2-1 record is a positive in that regard. It’s unfortunate, however, that the lone loss came on a 30-foot, running one-hander from Rotnei Clarke at the buzzer. Marquette missed out on a chance to play No. 9 North Carolina, […]

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MU rebounds, throttles Mississippi State 89-62

Marquette shot 58 percent from the field in the first half on its way to an 89-62 rout over Mississippi State in the consolation bracket’s second round of the Maui Invitational. Vander Blue scored a team-high 18 points and Davante Gardner picked up his first double-double of the year with 15 points and 12 rebounds […]

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MSU Scouting Report: Woeful Bulldogs lack depth and experience

The bad news from yesterday, of course, was Rotnei Clarke’s 30-foot, running one-hander at the buzzer that knocked Marquette from the winner’s bracket of the Maui Invitational. The good news, however, is that the Golden Eagles will face one of the weakest BCS teams in the country this afternoon when they take on Mississippi State […]

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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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