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Tag Archives: Russ Smith

Paint Touches All-Big East award predictions

With the Big East regular season in the books, awards will be handed out this week for conference honors. It’s important to remember that these awards are voted on, so there is sure to be debate on some of the winners. Anyway, we decided to take our best stab at it, and this is what […]

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Limit turnovers, guarding ball screens crucial for road upset

Marquette travels to Louisville Sunday with a chance to distance itself even further from the Cardinals in the Big East standings. With Syracuse in action as we speak, the Golden Eagles have a chance to sit alone in first place with a road win tomorrow. It won’t be easy, however. Louisville is 10-1 at the […]

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Louisville Scouting Report: Cardinals struggling, still best of the best

For teams that want to be considered contenders in their respective conference, the only true gauge is how said team competes against the stiffest tests. To date, Marquette has not played the top three teams in the Big East, according to standing: Syracuse, Louisville and St. John’s. That will change Sunday when it travels to […]

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Big East Power Rankings: 1.5

Since we’re already a day behind, let’s get right into this week’s rankings. Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 Week 6 1. Louisville (16-1, 4-0) | Last week: 1 : Received a first half scare at Connecticut yesterday, but Russ Smith led a giant comeback to help keep the new No. 1 Cardinals […]

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Louisville scouting report: Russ Smith, Siva, Dieng carry short-handed Cardinals

Leading scorer Kyle Kuric sprained his ankle on the first play of practice Friday and missed the DePaul game and is questionable for Monday. If he does play, he’s sure to give Marquette all it can handle. The 6-foot-4 shooting guard is hitting on over 49 percent of his shots and can get hot from […]

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