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Marquette 82, UConn 76

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MILWAUKEE — Marquette guard Junior Cadougan buried a fallaway 3-pointer at the buzzer of regulation to force overtime and, eventually, propel the Golden Eagles to a 82-76 win in the Big East opener Tuesday night at the Bradley Center. Prior to Cadougan’s back-breaker, Marquette was 0-for-14 from 3-point range. STAR OF THE GAME: Shabazz Napier, […] [Read More]
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Halftime: Marquette 30, UConn 27

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Marquette overcame a dismal shooting effort by grabbing 10 offensive rebounds, which helped it to a 30-27 halftime lead on visiting UConn. The Golden Eagles (9-3) attempted 33 field goals, while UConn (10-2) mustered just 21. The Huskies had trouble containing Marquette’s 290-pound center, Devante Gardner. He muscled Enosch Wolf, Tyler Olander and Phil Nolan […] [Read More]
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Gameday: UConn at Marquette

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As many of you know, if there’s an opportunity for me to reference A.J. Price’s ankle-breaker on Marquette’s Jerel McNeal, I’ll take it.  So, as UConn and Marquette get set for tonight’s Big East opener, here’s one of my favorite UConn moments. Another notable game from the series: Marquette’s Steve Novak lit up No. 2 […] [Read More]
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Coaching your alma mater…

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Now that Kevin Ollie is the permanent coach at UConn, it’s time to examine other former players who have taken over at their alma mater. Ollie has proven his chops as a coach (well, as much as anyone can in 12 games). But what separates him, at least in my opinion, is his unyielding passion […] [Read More]
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Live updates: UConn at Marquette

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UConn men at Marquette WHEN: Tonight, 8 WHERE: Bradley Center, Milwaukee RECORDS: Marquette 9-3, UConn 10-2 ON THE AIR: ESPNU (Mike Corey, LaPhonso Ellis); WTIC 1080-AM (Joe D’Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) STORY LINES THE BUZZ IN MILWAUKEE: Well, there is no Buzz. Marquette coach Buzz Williams will serve a team-imposed one-game suspension due to a recruiting violation that the school […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from New Years Eve: “The past doesn’t equal the future. If it does, then you live in the past.”

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There’s your last Ollie-ism of 2012. I’m sure there will be plenty more in 2013. With its non-conference schedule in the rearview, UConn looks forward to its first Big East clash — a New Years Day date with Marquette — under Kevin Ollie. The game also marks a homecoming for freshman forward Phil Nolan, who […] [Read More]
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Recapping Kevin Ollie’s contract extension

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If September 13 was Jim Calhoun’s day, then December 29 belonged solely to Kevin Ollie, who was awarded a five-year contract extension through April, 2018. There hasn’t been much good news in UConn athletics lately, and the fanbase can now breathe a sigh of relief: Kevin Ollie is free. He can now begin to truly […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Washington

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By the way, there was a basketball game played Saturday night at the XL Center. UConn moved to 10-2 with a 61-53 victory over Washington. Here’s what you need to know: *The story was defense for UConn, which held the West Coast Huskies to 29.7 percent shooting from the field. Washington guard C.J. Wilcox, who […] [Read More]
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