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Rewind

Paul Day

April 10, 2007

Filed under Sports

Apparently Jesus saw his shadow Sunday, which means six more weeks of winter for us. This cold spell has put REWIND in a sour mood.Although we were surprised to see the Tom Crean-Kentucky speculation end so abruptly when the ... Read more »

What went wrong? Everything

Paul Day

March 20, 2007

Filed under Sports

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-The performance was so lifeless that by late in the second half the neutral fans at Lawrence Joel Coliseum paid more attention to the JumboTron scoreboard - raucously cheering for Duke to lose its first-round ga... Read more »

NCAA tournament: Marquette vs. Michigan State preview

Paul Day

March 8, 2007

Filed under Sports

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--Jerel McNeal wants to play.Wearing a brace over his right hand to protect his injured thumb, the Marquette sophomore guard participated in all the drills during the team's open practice Wednesd... Read more »

NCAA tournament: Spartans eliminate listless Eagles in first round

Paul Day

March 8, 2007

Filed under Sports

Not even the presence of injured sophomore guard Jerel McNeal would have made a difference on a night in which Michigan State outplayed Marquette in every aspect of the game.,"WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-With a whimper the Ma... Read more »

2007 Big East men’s basketball tournament

Paul Day

March 6, 2007

Filed under Sports

Leading scorer: Jeff Green (13.6 ppg)Winners of 12 of their last 13 games, the Hoyas' methodical style will give opponents fits in postseason play.No. 2 Louisville (22-8, 12-4)Leading scorer: Terrence Williams (12.1 ppg)Coach Ri... Read more »

Men’s basketball tops Pitt 75-71

Paul Day

March 1, 2007

Filed under Sports

Marquette would have had a number of legitimate excuses if it had lost Saturday night's regular season finale against Pittsburgh at the Bradley Center.Its second-leading scorer, sophomore Jerel McNeal (14.7 ppg), ... Read more »

Fired up but uninspired in South Bend

Paul Day

February 27, 2007

Filed under Sports

This likely was not Marquette's pre-game meal before its game at Notre Dame Saturday, but it sure looked like it.An excess of fouls, diving for loose balls and extracurricular entanglements highlighted a feisty game in... Read more »

First place on the line

Paul Day

February 22, 2007

Filed under Sports

For all the parity in men's college basketball, the top of the Big East in late February looks just as everyone predicted in early November.At the beginning of the season, one easily could have circled Feb. 24 as the... Read more »

Snapping out of it

Paul Day

February 20, 2007

Filed under Sports

Shoot 34 free throws and hit at least 80 percent of them, or make seven in a row.,"Still reeling from a last-second loss to Louisville the day before in which it missed several free throws down the stretch, the men&a... Read more »

Hoyas make their move

Paul Day

February 15, 2007

Filed under Sports

As quickly as a Georgetown Hoya makes a backdoor cut, the balance of power atop the Big East standings shifted in a three-day span.Pittsburgh's spot in first place appears precarious after a stunning 66-53 home loss to u... Read more »

Disappointing Demons

Paul Day

February 8, 2007

Filed under Sports

Remember when these guys beat a Kansas team that had just taken down defending national champion Florida? The Dec. 2 upset at the time seemed like an attention-grabbing win on an NCAA tournament resume, but since then, th... Read more »

Creating opportunities

Paul Day

February 6, 2007

Filed under Sports

It wasn't too long ago when those statements would have applied only to Marquette's transition game. The Golden Eagles of old would endure mind-numbing inconsistency if their opponents slowed the game to a halfcourt pa... Read more »