Category Archives: College Basketball

MubbCap: Marquette Get Off to Slow Start Again

Marquette and November losses are an undefeated combination in this decade. Golden Eagles have not been undefeated in December since 2011-2012. Now, there are some reasons to explain that… One, Marquette usually schedules difficult competition. Two, Marquette had some lean years where Matt Carlino was

MUBBCap: Golden Eagles’ Second Half Suffocation

Marquette Golden Eagles and the Gavitt Games do not mix. Since their inception, Marquette had some of their worst losses of the season in those games. Who knows why, but they haven’t been good to the Golden Eagles. They tried to break the ‘curse’ when

Is It Better For Alabama or Kentucky To Lose?

There are some teams that all fans want to see lose a sporting event. Two of those teams lost in the last week in dramatic fashion, therefore, people are reveling in bad defeats. Alabama football lost on Saturday to LSU, 46-41, in one of those

MubbCap: Howard & John Deliver a Dominating Performance

Here’s what we’re doing with recaps this year when Marquette and Wisconsin are not playing ‘great’ teams, I’m doing pared-down versions of these recaps. My rule for this is if Marquette or Wisconsin are playing a non-conference team where they’re favored by 12 or more.

Markus Howard: Best Scorer in Marquette History

Markus Howard needed 31 points to break Jerel McNeal’s all-time scoring record. Marquette played Loyola(MD) who was a 16.5 point underdog which meant Howard might not see the floor in the second half. He knew that if the record was broken in Game 1, he

Five Things About Marquette Golden Eagles’ Upcoming Year

At the end of last season, Marquette Golden Eagles had a ton of hype heading into next season. After Virginia dramatically won the National Championship, Marquette found themselves as a top ten team in the way-too-early polls. The hype was real with Markus Howard, the

Wait, Marquette is 17th in KenPom Rankings?!

On Sunday morning, Ken Pomeroy came out with his ratings for the season. This is usually a good indicator of what might happen during the season. KenPom is a trendy thing to talk about when you’re discussing college hoops, but it is truly the right

Myles Powell, not Markus Howard, Gets Top Big East Honors

When Marquette came to the Big East originally, they had some established rivalries. Louisville and Cincinnati came over from the Great Midwest COnference where Marquette had a history with both of these teams. When Louisville and Cincinnati bolted for football-focused conferences, Marquette had to look

Wisconsin Needs Athletes Bill Sooner Rather than Later

College athletes are going to change in the not-so-distant future. States all over the country are introducing bills with bipartisan support to give college athletes the opportunity to make money. One of the major misconceptions of this bill is that players will get paid a

Marquette Makes Another 2020 Recruiting Splash

Steve Wojciechowski may be on the hot seat to start the year. With all the drama surrounding the Hauser brothers, Marquette’s collapse last season, and the general malaise of this basketball program, there could be some thought that a change may be needed. That hasn’t