Marquette Wire

Johnson-Odom, Acker lead MU over Providence

Nick Bullock

January 19, 2010

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With the Marquette men’s basketball team’s 93-63 blowout win over Providence Sunday, the Golden Eagles improved to 11-6 and 2-3 in the Big East. But for a team that was projected to narrowly miss the NCAA Tournament, its record only tells part of the story. The ...

Marquette shoots its way past Providence

Tim Kraft

January 17, 2010

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Darius Johnson-Odom scored a career-high 22 points, 20 coming in the first half, and Marquette rolled past Providence 93-63 Sunday afternoon at the Bradley Center. The Golden Eagles used a barrage of 3-pointers in the first...

Buzz strikes juco gold again with Johnson-Odom

Tim Kraft

December 10, 2009

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It’s no doubt senior forward Lazar Hayward is the most talented player for Marquette. But what happens when he has an off night? Jimmy Butler has played well as his wingman, but that’s simply not enough support. The question...

N.C. State comes from behind to beat Marquette

Nick Bullock

December 8, 2009

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Second halves had not typically been a problem for the Marquette men’s basketball team. In fact, inthe Golden Eagles’ first few games they typically had trouble out of the gate, only to come out of the break relaxed and poised. But ...

Marquette falls to NC State, 77-73

Tim Kraft

December 5, 2009

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It was a tale of two halves for the Marquette Golden Eagles Saturday. After holding the North Carolina State Wolfpack to 25 points in the first half, the Golden Eagles allowed 52 in the second. “I thought we were really go...

Buycks stepping up for Golden Eagles

Nick Bullock

November 24, 2009

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With 3:54 remaining in the Marquette men’s basketball team’s Nov. 17 defeat of Maryland Eastern Shore, senior forward Lazar Hayward barreled in from the top of the key for a monstrous dunk. Following that game, Hayward laughe...

Two games down, many questions left

Tim Kraft

November 19, 2009

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Two games into the men’s basketball season, and questions still linger. Can Jimmy Butler and Lazar Hayward stay out of foul trouble? Has coach Buzz Williams found a starting lineup? Will this team live or die by the 3-pointer? In t...

Butler, Golden Eagles surge past Centenary in second half

Tim Kraft

November 14, 2009

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Although it wasn’t as convincing as coach Buzz Williams would have liked, the Marquette men’s basketball won its season-opener 85-62 over the Centenary Gents. “In some ways we did some really good things,” Williams...

New-look Golden Eagles pass first test

Tim Kraft

November 10, 2009

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There was something missing in the Bradley Center Saturday afternoon. It wasn’t scoring — Marquette did plenty of that by pouring in 106 points. It wasn’t rebounding — the Golden Eagles dominated both ends on the glass. I...

Eric vs. Erik: Men’s basketball debate

Erik Schmidt

November 5, 2009

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Welcome to the second round of Eric vs. Erik. Today, your favorite columnists are locked in an epic debate over the men's basketball team. Begin. Erik Schmidt: All three judges had me taking the first debate 30-27. This time I'm just going to finish you off and punch you a one-way ...

SCHMIDT: No Cadougan? No problem

Erik Schmidt

October 1, 2009

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Here are the facts: The chances stud recruit Junior Cadougan plays this year are slimmer than Paris Hilton on a diet. Darius Johnson-Odom, a juco transfer and noted gunslinger, is going to miss more than a month with a lef...

Cadougan likely out for season

Nick Bullock

September 22, 2009

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The 2009-’10 Marquette men’s basketball season was always expected to be something of a rebuilding season. However, with a talented crop of incoming freshman, a senior on the edge of stardom and a Big East that saw many...