Marquette Win/Loss Predictions

Dave Klinger (Photo: Marquette Athletics) Who are we playing? How good are they? Who’s going to win, and why? In this exercise we tried to answer these questions, rating each game in the schedule by difficulty and predicting the outcome. “A” game = top-50 opponent (away), or top-25 (home) “B” game = top-100 opponent (away), or top-50 (home) It takes our modest projections of each team … Continue reading Marquette Win/Loss Predictions

Analyzing The 2014-15 Marquette Basketball Season In One Convenient Infograph

Author: Dave Klinger (Editor), david.klinger@marquette.edu. So, here’s our analysis on every single game we already played and every single game we (unfortunately) still have to play: We’re terrible. After this season, no turning back. Because cool guys don’t look at explosions. And this season is definitely an explosion. And we are definitely cool guys. Welcome to Marquette Nation – a blog and twitter feed of … Continue reading Analyzing The 2014-15 Marquette Basketball Season In One Convenient Infograph

Orlando Classic Analysis and Predictions

After millenniums of human evolution, which included the inventions of basic math, the wheel, and Windows 95, the Orlando Classic committee finally released the full bracket to their ESPN-sponsored tournament, matching up Marquette with Georgia Tech in the first round and, barring a wild upset from Rider, an intriguing game with Michigan State in the second. Before we lay down any predictions, let’s preview the … Continue reading Orlando Classic Analysis and Predictions

Todd Mayo Leaves Marquette to Pursue Professional Career

Todd Mayo has decided to leave the Marquette program to pursue a professional basketball career either overseas or in the NBA D-League, multiple sources have confirmed. “I’m looking forward to the D-League and just learning and getting better,” Mayo told RealGM, who first reported the story. Later on, Mayo confirmed the reports himself via his Twitter account. Just ready for everything to start, I feel … Continue reading Todd Mayo Leaves Marquette to Pursue Professional Career

Analyzing Marquette’s Non-Conference Schedule

It’s that time of the year again. While many wade the tips of their toes in ocean waters, bathe their parched mouths with piña coladas, and melt their cranium by attempting to sit through an entire baseball game, college basketball sneaks through the door without making a noise — usually done by subtly releasing non-conference schedules, of course. Unless you’re the type of guy who … Continue reading Analyzing Marquette’s Non-Conference Schedule

Reassessing Preseason Player Predictions

Marquette kicked off the last third of the season on Thursday with an 11-point victory over Providence. Four months ago, that seemed like quite the easy prediction. As for the fact that the win only boosted Marquette to 12-9, and 4-4 in the Big East? Or that two days later, Marquette got absolutely bulldozed by St. John’s to put them back under .500 in conference? … Continue reading Reassessing Preseason Player Predictions

Marquette Madness Recap (MU Weekend Series Pt. 2)

This is part two of our “Marquette Weekend” series – for part one, click here. As previously stated, Marquette Madness was an all-around awesome night, inflicting excitement, hope and promise all around for the upcoming season. One shouldn’t try to look at the event with an inclination for analysis, as most of the scrimmage stats are misleading due to the lack of defense. Sure, it … Continue reading Marquette Madness Recap (MU Weekend Series Pt. 2)