Tag Archives: West Virginia

Has Notre Dame dealt the Big East a knockout blow?

Darn. When Dick Vitale opined on Twitter last Saturday that his sources were telling him Notre Dame was close to accepting an invitation to join the ACC, I had a good belly laugh. There goes crazy uncle Dick, spouting off absurdities even Bigfoot chasers wouldn’t believe. I mean really, why would the ACC allow ND […]

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Best Game Bracket: 3 vs. 14/6 vs. 11

This is the third set of match-ups of a 16-game bracket looking at the best Marquette game of the last decade. The complete bracket is at the bottom of each match-up. Vote early and share it. The more votes, the better. 3. 3/20/11 Syracuse (Sweet 16 Berth) VS. 14. 12/22/08 NC STATE (JAMES 3-POINTER) The Case […]

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What’s all the Buzz about?

A wise man once said, “A team should be a extension of the coach’s personality.” That man was none other than Al McGuire, the patron saint of Marquette basketball who routinely finished the phrase by saying: “my teams are obnoxious and arrogant.” More than 30 years have passed since the colorful warrior paced the sidelines, […]

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Paint Touches on Marquette Radio: February 24

Mike Nelson, Michael Wottreng, and Matt Trebby were on the show today. First topic: Big East Player of the Year, and a bit about Marquette’s opponents Friday, West Virginia. http://soundcloud.com/wmur-sports-1/painttouches-feb-24-wvu-be-poy Then Jeff Borzello of CBSsports.com joined the show. Good interview. Thanks to Jeff for coming on. Appreciate it. http://soundcloud.com/wmur-sports-1/painttouches-feb-24-jeff We talked brackets after that, including […]

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Big East alive and well…for now

With the news becoming official that West Virginia will in fact be leaving for the Big 12, it’s an appropriate time to remember to savor this last season of the Big East. Here is Marquette Tribune columnist Erik Schmidt with his take on the situation (from Thursday’s print edition). Right now, the Big East is […]

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Assessing MU’s Big East Schedule

The 2011 Marquette men’s basketball schedule was finalized and announced by the Big East Conference office Wednesday afternoon. The Golden Eagles will play 14 nationally televised games. The Villanova Wildcats, Cincinnati Bearcats and Georgetown Hoyas are Marquette’s repeat opponents. For the third time in four seasons, the Golden Eagles will open up their conference play […]

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