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Georgetown Scouting Report: Hoyas’ D, efficiency help hot start

Marquette will look to keep its 17-game home winning streak alive tomorrow afternoon when it takes on Otto Porter and No. 15 Georgetown. The Golden Eagles won their first conference game of the season Tuesday in an 82-76 overtime win over Connecticut, while the Hoyas have yet to play a Big East matchup, and haven’t […]

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Big East roundup: UConn the big Week 1 winner

Every week Paint Touches will bring you a roundup from the week that was in the Big East. Week 1 saw 13 of the 15 Big East teams remain undefeated, as well as some big performances from the Connecticut Huskies in Kevin Ollie’s debut as head coach. Power Rankings  1. Syracuse (1-0): Impressive win over No. […]

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Initial reactions: Marquette chokes away 17-point lead in loss to Hoyas

— Just as plenty of credit was given to Buzz Williams for Marquette’s win in Madison, tonight’s loss falls squarely on the coach’s shoulders. Three things stand out. First, Williams’ timeout following Todd Mayo’s 3-pointer to put Marquette up 17 points was questionable. It’s like Buzz to give his short bench breathers from time-to-time, but […]

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Georgetown scouting report: Sims, Thompson, Porter will be difficult matchups

Marquette will begin what head coach Buzz Williams is calling a “really long week” with a visit to No. 9 Georgetown on Wednesday night. The Hoyas are coming off an impressive 71-68 road victory over then-No. 4 Louisville and a gritty 49-40 home win over Providence last week. Here’s a look at the Hoyas (12-1, […]

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