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

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

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

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

How High is Marquette’s Ceiling?

Marquette Golden Eagles had six difficult non-conference games this season. It got off to a shaky start with the Golden Eagles getting rocked by Indiana on the road. Marquette suffered another tough loss to Kansas being that stretch 0-2 in November against those teams. Marquette

HoopsCap: Marquette Wins Ugly in Rivalry Win Overtime

Winning ugly is not something that was in Marquette’s reptiore for the last couple of years. They didn’t know how to do it. Partly, their team wasn’t built for ugly. Bad defensive teams have a tough time winning ugly because for a game to be

MubbCap: Sluggish Marquette Survives UTEP

On the college football podcast, The Solid Verbal, they have games where they call them a ‘letdown lookahead sandwich’ game. How that’s defined is a game in the middle of two big games that might not be as important. Insert the UTEP miners as the