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Breaking down Cadougan’s buzzer-beater…

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It’s always easy to raise questions in hindsight, but Junior Cadougan’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer deserves closer examination. UConn coach Kevin Ollie said he “didn’t have a chance to tell Boatright to foul at that time.” It all happened very fast: Boatright buried a turnaround to put UConn up 69-66 with 5.9 seconds left, then Cadougan raced […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Marquette: “It was a fluke happening, but it wasn’t the deciding factor in the game.”

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A boring 30 minutes turned into a wild finish Tuesday night as UConn, once again powered by Shabazz Napier, cut into a 10-point deficit and took a 69-66 lead on Marquette. Junior Cadougan, a 16.7 percent 3-point shooter for the year, drilled a buzzer-beater to force overtime. And after an odd beginning to the extra […] [Read More]
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Statement from Big East official

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Big East official Karl Hess released the following statement on the missed call at the beginning of overtime that would have resulted in two points for UConn, giving it a 71-69 lead. It was an incredibly bizarre sequence: Both teams lined up incorrectly at the beginning of overtime and were unknowingly going the wrong way. […] [Read More]
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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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