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Tag Archives: Thad Matta

Know Thy Enemy: “The” Ohio State

Marquette travels to Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday for a tilt with Thad Matta’s Buckeyes. Last season’s matchup was nothing short of a disaster for the Golden Eagles. After tying the Buckeye’s 19 points in the first half, the Blue and Gold were outscored by 17 in the second half for a 52-35 loss. This was […]

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Opinion: Someone at fault for not knowing potential weather conditions

The right call was made Friday night in Charleston. But it shouldn’t had to have been made in the first place. The Marquette-Ohio State contest was supposed to begin at 7 p.m. local time, and up until a few seconds before tipoff, everything was going swimmingly. Starting lineups had been announced, a goosebump-inducing rendition of […]

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Why the Carrier Classic is more than a game to Williams

Buzz Williams’ team is less than 12 hours from tipoff aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown, where they’ll face off against No. 4 Ohio State in the second annual Carrier Classic in Charleston, S.C. It’s a historic event for Marquette, and while Williams said he has dedicated the last two weeks scouting Thad Matta’s talented group, he […]

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OSU scouting report: Efficiency and tight D make Buckeyes tough to stop

The Marquette Golden Eagles, with appearances in back-t0-back Sweet 16s for the first time since 1976-1977, will have no grace period as they kick off their 2012-’13 campaign with the No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes. Here’s our preview of Marquette’s matchup Friday night in the Carrier Classic aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown. Thad Matta’s group, led […]

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