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Tag Archives: New Mexico

Analyzing Marquette in late-game situations

Marquette has played some of the best defense in the country this season. Ken Pom ranks the Golden Eagles as the 42nd most efficient defensive group, their 0.785 PPP-against entering Thursday ranked in the 92nd percentile nationally and opponents are making just 42 percent of their 2-pointers, the 20th best mark in the nation. Thanks […]

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New Big East gives MU no room for error

Three years ago Marquette found itself in a position early in the season where its non-conference results left a hazy outlook toward the rest of the season. The Golden Eagles went 9-4 before the turn of the calendar, beating the likes of cupcakes Prairie View A&M, Longwood, Texas A&M Corpus-Christi and Centenary, among others. Jimmy […]

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Scouting Report: Lobos full of star power, short on depth

It’s finally here. As much fun as Ohio State coming to the Bradley Center was (supposed to be), as intriguing as it was watching different philosophies collide at the Kohl Center against Wisconsin and as much as we’re all looking forward to the “new” Big East, tonight may be the most fun matchup on Marquette’s […]

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Ranking the non-conference opponents

(Most) Big East foes are familiar, but what about Marquette’s non-conference schedule? The Golden Eagles will play 14 games before the conference season begins, with 12 of those confirmed (two rounds of the Wooden Legacy are not). So here’s a look at Marquette’s 13 out-of-conference opponents and some analysis on which teams pose the biggest […]

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Dawson finds answers through faith

John Dawson is by himself in his bedroom, praying. For the first time in his life, the bedroom is his alone. That’s what happens living with eight brothers and sisters, and even more foster children who have come off the streets and made stops in your family’s home throughout the years. It’s sacrifice. The 6-foot-3 […]

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