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  • We break into your regularly scheduled football weekend to talk #MUBB schedule and recruits
    It's fall so we're starting to shake off our summer vacation and more importantly, there is #MUBB news to report and comment on. First we lightly touch on the momentary freakout around Haanif's sling thanks to Instagram. Moving on from that silliness…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Sep 17, 10:10pm -
  • Mid-summer #mubb check-in
    Hope everyone is having a great summer. We wanted to have a quick check in to see where Marquette basketball stands during the summer lull. First we spend some time analyzing the almost fully released non-conference schedule. We're not picking wins a…
    - 65 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 2:19pm -
  • No NBA-ready Players Yet, but 3 MU Players stayed after being NBA-ready
    Sam Hauser and Markus Howard both project to be worth 5.00-5.99 runs to Marquette this year. The good news is that is in that nice spot for college fans where it is an elite level but not enough to start the "they will not consider leaving early for…
    - 94 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 4:20am -
  • Fresh Run Gives MU 3 of Top 18 Big East Players; Ranks All Since 2001-02 Season
    We did a pretty massive update of that entailed rating all players going back to 2001-02, but also fine tuning the projection adjustments for how much players should improve between seasons, and if they get on NBA prospect…
    - 95 days ago, 18 Jun 17, 7:08am -
  • Quick off-season check-in with #mubb
    It's been a couple of months so we thought it'd be good to pull together a pod to make sure we don't get too rusty. Plus there has been some roster news in the past couple of weeks so we should probably talk about that. We talk about Greg Elliot firs…
    - 9 May 17, 2:12pm -
  • Howard and Hauser Project as MU's 1st Top 100 Players in 5 Years
    Based on the average improvement between freshmen and sophomore seasons, Sam Hauser and Markus Howard project to be among the top 100 players in the country next year, which would make them the first to break the top 100 since Devante Gardner finishe…
    - 11 Apr 17, 5:49am -
  • Wrapping up the season
    After giving it a week to breathe, we're ready to talk about the season ending loss to South Carolina in the NCAA Tournament. We spend some time breaking down the game and understanding how it went so bad. Then the really disappointing news in that D…
    - 27 Mar 17, 1:58am -
  • Howard falls three 3-pointers short of all-time record percentage

    Howard falls three 3-pointers short of all-time record percentage

    Before the game I joked with Steve Novak that I never thought I'd question if he was the greatest 3-point shooter in Marquette history until this year - and he was humble in agreeing. I talked with Andrew Rowsey on the way up the elevator at 3 a.m. a…
    - 18 Mar 17, 9:31am -


  • Save your eyes

    Save your eyes

    If by any chance you haven't already seen Paul George break his leg, and you are not really into watching people horribly injure themselves, save yourself some mental scarring and don't watch it.I definitely regret seeing it.Basketball supports sudde…
    - 2 Aug 14, 11:42pm -
  • Unfinished Business
    So... two?Don't worry Heat fans; LBJ probably has two or three of these decisions left in him.
    - 14 Jul 14, 4:49pm -
  • Lo and Behold

    Lo and Behold

    Meet the new HondoI don't have anything sardonic to say this morning.Congratulations to the Spurs and their fans. We have all witnessed some beautiful team basketball.OK, maybe I have a few sardonic things, but I'm going to get to that in another pos…
    - 16 Jun 14, 12:31pm -
  • Parker Strikes Back: Meme Wars

    Parker Strikes Back: Meme Wars

    Here we go...You don't even need your friends to carry youYou can do it while you watch TVAs anticipated, Parker struck back hard and decisively Sunday night, tying the series meme war at one game a piece.Addressing reporters after the game, Parker h…
    - 10 Jun 14, 2:22pm -
  • Schadenfreude


    Spo regretting walking away from a managerial position at Chuck E. Cheese'sJuwan Howard does not want to be in this pictureLebron making it look easyThe new face of LebroningKing Crab Cramp
    - 7 Jun 14, 3:19pm -
  • The Clippers got Jack

    The Clippers got Jack

    Even though the Clippers lost the series last night, it was not before basketball fan Jack Nicholson made clear what team rules tinseltown (and also that the apocalypse is nigh).So confusedAll things considered, Nicholson might have had a better time…
    - 16 May 14, 4:08pm -
  • Roy's back, and Yahoo's back to terrible wordplay

    Roy's back, and Yahoo's back to terrible wordplay

    Roy Hibbert came back from the dead to score 28 points last night, which would have surpassed his scoring total for the entire playoffs so far if not for his 13 points in Game 7 versus the Hawks. He also pulled down 9 boards, his single game record f…
    - 8 May 14, 1:52pm -
  • Thanks, Joey Crawford
    The NBA was looking like it was going to have a real feel good day. The bad guy had been banished, for the first time in decades people approved of an NBA commissioner, and a playoff series for the ages appeared destined for double-overtime.Then Joey…
    - 30 Apr 14, 4:14pm -

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