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Cadougan, Wilson point Marquette in right direction

Junior Cadougan and Derrick Wilson are very different, which makes them both extremely useful for head coach Buzz Williams. Cadougan, an offensive spark-plug, and Wilson, a defensive fiend, have both played well this season for Marquette. After two games of the NCAA Tournament, though, Williams thinks one is the reason that the Golden Eagles are […]

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Marquette-Butler preview and top five storylines

Marquette is now 40 minutes from its third straight Sweet 16 appearance, and standing in its way is the sixth-seeded Butler Bulldogs, who knocked off Bucknell on Thursday in the NCAA Tournament’s second round. It’s a rematch of the Maui Invitational’s opening round, when Butler shooting guard Rotnei Clarke hit arguably the shot of the […]

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Marquette has vivid memory of Clarke buzzer-beater

Marquette has had success this year by focusing on each game possession-by-possession. The Golden Eagles haven’t been able to have a long-term memory this season. They would not have had the success they did if that was the case. But there’s always been one play that has been stuck in the back of their mind. […]

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Win over Marquette seems like forever ago to Butler

Brad Stevens doesn’t let his teams linger on results for too long. He’s prone to move to the next game immediately after it occurs. So when Rotnei Clarke was asked about his buzzer-beating three-pointer to beat Marquette back in November, he says it feels like that happened a while ago. “We’ve moved past definitely just […]

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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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Clarke hits buzzer-beater to top Marquette in Maui

Rotnei Clark had the green light to shoot whenever he wanted most of the afternoon, but his usually reliable 3-point shot hadn’t been falling. But that was all for naught on the final play of the game, when Clarke hit a one-handed, running 3-pointer from 30 feet to give the Bulldogs a 72-71 win in […]

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