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Five Point Play v2.2: Post-Maui Invitational analysis

After the Ohio State matchup aboard the Carrier Classic in Charleston, S.C. was cancelled, Marquette began its season at home with wins over Colgate and Southeast Louisiana. Buzz Williams’ group then traveled to Hawaii to take part in the Maui Invitational, where a last second buzzer-beater from Rotnei Clarke helped Butler to a 72-71 win […]

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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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USC Scouting Report: Trojans still looking for offensive identity

The Maui Invitational has been full of surprises through two days, and the final day will see Marquette and Southern Cal square off in the fifth-place game this afternoon at 4 p.m. CT (12 p.m. local time). It’s the first meeting between these two teams, and Marquette will see a familiar face on the opposing […]

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