Category Archives: College Basketball

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

Save Your National Marquette Day Outrage

When the news came out yesterday that Marquette would be playing National Marquette Day on a Sunday, I did not like it. Why? Well, I’ve always seen it as a tent pole event in the wintertime to look forward to drinking a Saturday afternoon away.

Travis Diener Calls Game Again & Praises Miller Lite

For the second straight year, the Marquette Golden Eagles TBT team will play for the chance at 2 million dollars. This year, they’ll do it against a group of former Ohio State Buckeyes, not Overseas Elite. Buckeyes aka Carmen’s Crew handed Overseas Elite their first-ever

Marquette & Wisconsin Both Featured in July’s Bracketology

It is probably way too early to talk about college basketball and the NCAA Tournament. But ESPN’s Joe Lunday released a preseason bracket yesterday on Twitter. Even if it’s too early, there’s still an excitement you have by looking to see if your team is