Tag Archives: NIT

Greska: Playing Hauser was dumb and dangerous

(Editor’s note: Marquette declined to make Steve Wojciechowski available for an interview.) The biggest story from last night’s season-ending defeat came via the acknowledgement from Marquette that Sam Hauser would require surgery to repair a hip injury that had been bothering him since before the start of the season, and that the recovery would take […]

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Time to pad the record books

I spent a bit of time Sunday going over how a deep NIT run could help Marquette next season, but while we’re over here grasping at NIT branded straws, I do think getting a few extra games against decent match-ups is going to do wonders for the record books. The Treys Amigos are already sneaking […]

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Does the NIT have value for Marquette?

On Friday morning, when I started seeing the updated brackets roll in following Marquette’s loss to Villanova and saw that the consolidating consensus was that MU would not make it in, I started thinking a bit more about the NIT.  I can’t speak for everyone, but just hearing the words NIT means the season was […]

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Marquette’s end of season scenarios

After Marquette’s losses to Butler and Providence in late January and early February, I officially adjusted my expectations because I believed we had enough evidence that this was an NIT team and nothing more. Marquette was a DePaul win from making me eat my Tweets, but alas, death by DePaul seems a very appropriate cause […]

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