Category Archives: College Basketball

MubbCap: No Howard? Sam Hauser Provides the Answer

What would Marquette look like without Markus Howard? That’s hopefully a thought that didn’t cross a lot of Marquette fans’ minds through the last couple weeks. But they saw a glimpse of it on Tuesday night. Marquette did not have Howard for most of the

BuckyCap: Wisconsin’s Comeback Comes Up Short

Wisconsin put themselves in a tough spot. Badgers trailed Maryland by 18 points at the half and only scored 15 points. This is their second time this month where they’ve scored fewer than 20 points in a first half. Wisconsin looked like this would be

MubbCap: Golden Eagles Survive Late Seton Hall Push

Marquette Golden Eagles came back home to a place where they’re undefeated this season after beating Creighton in a thrilling overtime victory. The opponent would not be easy for Marquette playing Seton Hall. The Golden Eagles have been decent against the Pirates at home in

BuckyCap: Badgers Suffer Second Straight Home Loss

Has the Kohl Center lost its mystique? Kohl Center used to be one of the toughest places to play in college basketball. Teams did not go in there and win regularly. At multiple times since the inception of the Kohl Center, Wisconsin have had a

Markus Howard Isn’t Getting the Hype He Deserves

Markus Howard is one of the best players in college basketball this season. Howard is the first player in the last 20 years to have two 50-point games in a calendar year. He is an excellent player, and a really good, genuine dude. Why is

MubbCap: Marquette Pulls Out An Improbable Victory

Marquette is Creighton’s daddy or so it seems in the Big East. Marquette has beat Creighton the last six times they’ve played and the Golden Eagles seem to do it in weird ways especially in Omaha. A few years ago, they stunned a top-ranked Jays

Sam Hauser’s Buzzer Beater Defies Logic

Marquette Golden Eagles were dead. Dead, I tell you. They were down by five points to the Creighton Jays with less than a second left to go in the game. Marquette received a quick bucket and had to force turnover in order to have a

BuckyCap: Badgers Dismantle Nittany Lions

Wisconsin needed a bounce back. Badgers lost two straight games, and if they fell to Penn State, eyebrows would be raised about this team. Thankfully for Wisconsin, that didn’t happen. Badgers went to Happy Valley and rolled them in an impressive 71-52 victory. Wisconsin did

MubbCap: Golden Eagles Clamp Down Musketeers

Marquette Golden Eagles were in need of a ‘get-right’ game. They lost to St. John’s on Tuesday night and welcomed Xavier to town on Sunday morning. After a 20 point blowout by the Johnnies, the hope was Marquette could bounce back against a young Xavier

MubbCap: St. John’s Smacks Marquette in Big East Opener

Marquette and conference openers mix like oil and water. Did you know Marquette has not won their road conference opener since 2005? That feels impossible, but it’s true per the impeccable Paint Touches. Marquette has not won their first road conference since 2005 when they