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Thursday, March 29, 2012
Call it the Final Five: the hours it took for Wisconsin's agonizing one-point loss to Syracuse, followed by Marquette's cold-shooting exit against Florida. A sudden ending just two steps short of the Final Four always stirs the...
03.18.2012 | | Posted at 04:19 PM
By Nicole
Marquette started their game against Murray State slowly and things weren't looking favorable well into the second-half. But a 14-2 run gave Marquette some momentum and they went on to win 62-53. Big East Player of the Year Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom each had 17 points for the Golden Eagles.  As in the Wisconsin game, Marquette kept Murray State's leading scorer in check. Donte Poole ave...
03.18.2012 | | Posted at 04:05 PM
By Nicole
Wisconsin survived a late flurry by No. 5 Vandebilt. A 13-3 run gave them a one point lead with 2:25 left in the game, but the Badgers came roaring back. When I was filling out my bracket, I had no intention of having Wisconsin get very far in the tournament. They haven't been the dominant force we're used to, they struggled against lesser teams and their end to the season wasn't exactly inspiring...
03.11.2012 | | Posted at 11:45 PM
By Nicole
With their 3 seed, Marquette is in the West Bracket and their opening round opponent is slightly more difficult, as their getting the winner of the play-in game, meaning they have to do twice the scouting. Marquette's portion of the bracket does seem a little light on name schools - but they are matched with #2 Mizzou - Big 12 Champions If they get through their portion of the bracket, they're loo...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
I'm not dumb enough to pretend this is going to go away,” Ryan Braun said after winning his appeal of a positive drug test and avoiding a 50-game suspension. Indeed, Dino Laurenzi Jr., who collected Braun's urine sample, was just as forceful...
02.21.2012 | | Posted at 03:33 PM
By Nicole
edit: added a new Marquette article from SI published today   I've been reading some really good stuff lately, so I wanted to pass on the links...   Marquette's basketball team has been getting a lot of ink lately. Folks are expecting them to do big things in the Big East and NCAA tournaments. This NBC Sports article says they're a sleeper pick to make it to the Final Four. I can't find it anymo...
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
Slim Pickens, in Blazing Saddles, twanged it best: “What in the wahd, wahd world of sports is a-goin' on here?” Three weeks ago the Bucks were on a roll—six wins in eight games, including two over Miami—and playing with energy and...

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