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In Search of Marquette’s Ideal Lineup

It’s been more than two months since our last Marquette basketball post, which was long enough for us to really dissect MU’s performance and dredge up the feelings of disappointment and helplessness from this past season. As usual, we used data to do so. We wanted a little insight to which combination of players worked   Continue Reading

Marquette’s In-Game Win Probabilities

Now that the season is over, we thought we would share the In-Game Win Probability Charts for Marquette’s games. These are charts that show Marquette’s probability of winning each game for each second of individual games based on the score at that moment and how much time is left. We thought it would be interesting   Continue Reading

End of the Road for the Golden Eagles?

Marquette (12-18, 4-14) at Seton Hall (16-14, 6-12) Big East Men’s Championship, First Round 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 Madison Square Garden | New York TV: Fox Sports 1 Radio: Marquette Radio Network MiSIX Keys to the Game 1. Back in a zone. 2. Seton Hall split. 3. Finishing strong. 4. Pull off the upset.   Continue Reading

A Rim Too Far for Marquette

DePaul (12-18, 6-11) at Marquette (11-18, 3-14) 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7 BMO Harris Bradley Center | Milwaukee TV: Fox Sports 1 Radio: Marquette Radio Network MiSIX Keys to the Game 1. Telling truths. 2. Not even close. 3. Red hot. 4. Un-natural selection. 5. Convert at the rim. 6. Playing favorites.   Among the   Continue Reading

Is Marquette Done After the Under-12?

St. John’s (20-9, 9-7) at Marquette (11-17, 3-13) 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 BMO Harris Bradley Center | Milwaukee TV: Fox Sports 1 Radio: Marquette Radio Network MiSIX Keys to the Game 1. On PORPAs. 2. Losing the lead. 3. TV TO #2. 4. Storming out of the gate. 5. Stop them early. 6. Accuracy   Continue Reading

Marquette’s No-Zone Depletion

Marquette (11-16, 3-12) at Providence (19-9, 9-6) 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 1 Dunkin Donuts Center | Providence, RI TV: Fox Sports 1 Radio: Marquette Radio Network MiSIX Keys to the Game 1. Man-to-man-oh-man. 2. Blasted by Butler. 3. Defensive drop-off. 4. Better than average. 5. Up and down and up. 6. How to beat Providence.   Continue Reading

Boards Should Interest Marquette

Marquette (11-15, 3-11) at Butler (19-8, 9-5) 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 Hinkle Fieldhouse | Indianapolis TV: Fox Sports 1 Radio: Marquette Radio Network MiSIX Keys to the Game 1. New territory. 2. A small issue. 3. Second-chance defense. 4. Butler on the boards. 5. PORPA problems. 6. Defense in decline.   The search for   Continue Reading

Marquette’s Pains in the Paint

Villanova (24-2, 11-2) at Marquette (11-14, 3-10) 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 BMO Harris Bradley Center TV: Fox Radio: Marquette Radio Network MiSIX Keys to the Game 1. Feeling down. 2. Defensive lapse. 3. Closer looks. 4. Shooting pains. 5. Super ’Nova. 6. Strive for perfection.   The college basketball season is long — four   Continue Reading

How Much Carlino Matters for Marquette

Marquette (11-13, 3-9) at Creighton (11-14, 2-10) Noon Saturday, Feb. 14 CenturyLink Center | Omaha, NE TV: Fox Sports 1 Radio: Marquette Radio Network MiSIX Keys to the Game 1. Missing the points. 2. Carlino’s absence. 3. Lacking confidence? 4. Juan and Jajuan. 5. First time around. 6. Keep it close.   So, about those   Continue Reading

Marquette’s ‘D’ Gets an ‘A’

Xavier (15-9, 6-6) at Marquette (11-12, 3-8) 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 BMO Harris Bradley Center TV: Fox Sports 1 Radio: Marquette Radio Network MiSIX Keys to the Game 1. Shooting pains. 2. Over Hall. 3. Dried-up offense. 4. Moving outside. 5. Win with accuracy. 6. 3 Musketeers.   No matter what you think about   Continue Reading


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