Tag Archives: Villanova

Photo Gallery: Marquette vs. Nova

Re-live some of the best moments from Marquette’s loss to Villanova at the Bradley Center. Be sure to click on the images to see them in full size. Photos by Anthony Giacomino.

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Photo by Ryan Messier

Nova, Xavier ratings a great sign for FS1

Villanova and Xavier set a new record for a regular season Big East game on FS1, and made a lot of noise in doing so.

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Photo by Anthony Giacomino/ Paint Touches

Miscellaneous Marquette Musings

Marquette’s victory over Creighton on Wednesday was quite the upset, according to KenPom and Vegas, and seems to have sparked a bit of life in what had become a dormant #mubb writer.  However I don’t have enough time to fully research a column or deep dive, and instead will stick to a sort of stream of […]

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How has Marquette fared as a double-digit underdog?

Marquette opened as a 19-point underdog in its trip to Villanova tonight, which caught my attention, as I didn’t recall Marquette ever being given so many points.  After a bit of searching, it turns out that my initial assumption was correct. Marquette has only been given 19 or more points once since the 1999-2000 season, […]

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Photo by Ryan Messier/Paint Touches

Gavitt Games already paying off for FS1, Big East

Problem 1: Nobody was watching Big East teams play cupcakes in November. Problem 2: “Big” teams are generally unwilling to play November road games against top competition. Problem 3: FS1 is still relatively unknown for non-MMA/non-racing fans. Solution: Coerce one of the “Big” conference into a series. When they were announced last May, we said the […]

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