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Defensive pressure ignites Marquette offense

Marquette scored 95 points and shot over 56 percent from the field on Saturday, but it was an impressive span of defensive play that jumpstarted the offense and set the tone in its 17-point win over Cincinnati. It was another uninspiring start for the Golden Eagles’ defense, which allowed Cincinnati 12 points in the paint […]

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Despite another slow start, Golden Eagles fly past Bearcats

After Marquette got off to another one of its patented slow start, the Golden Eagles responded with a 43-17 run the rest of the first half en route to a 95-78 victory over Cincinnati on Saturday afternoon. After a Dion Dixon layup gave Cincinnati (17-8, 7-5 Big East) a 16-4 lead just 4:41 into the […]

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MU aims to start new win streak against UC

The No. 18 Marquette Golden Eagles (20-5, 9-3 Big East) will look to begin a new streak when they square off against the Cincinnati Bearcats (17-7, 7-4 Big East) Saturday afternoon at the Bradley Center. Darius Johnson-Odom led the way in a second half comeback win, 89-76 over DePaul on Monday night. Head coach Buzz […]

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